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  • $556 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ando
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Acknowledging Multiculturarism in Preschool!

My students need a variety of multicultural instruments, a set of Dolls from Around the World, CDs, and art materials to learn about diversity in preschool.

My Students

"Cultures can only realize their further richness only by honoring other traditions," Diasaku Ikeda said. My preschool students are learning to honor other cultures through play, music, celebrations, food, and art activities, but they need additional materials to enhance their learning.

I teach preschool at a high poverty school in Southern California, most of my students are Hispanic and African American descent.

Engaging them in a variety of multicultural activities is vital to help them develop a positive self-concept and self-esteem.

My Project

My vision is to incorporate additional multicultural materials into our class activities to help my students learn inclusion and acceptance. With the collage sets and art materials that I'm requesting, they will be able to create art work to express what they have discovered about differences and similarities among their peers and teachers. Throughout their interaction with multicultural materials, they will become confident about themselves and will develop empathy for diversity. As a consequence, they will also learn to stand up for themselves in case of bullying or any injustice toward them.

The musical instruments and the Cd's will add joy to my classroom.

They will love to sing and dance to music from diverse cultures as well as they enjoy their own music. It is only through donors like you that I'm going to be able to provide my students with multicultural materials that will enhance their learning and social skills in preschool. Please donate and become part of my students' success!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP265 - Bamboo Rhythm Sticks - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 1 $19.99
EB723D - Children of the World CD • Lakeshore Learning $15.99 1 $15.99
RE102 - Chilean Rainsticks - Set of 2 • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 1 $19.99
LC170 - People Shapes™ Project Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.99 2 $59.98
TT737 - Magnetic Peel & Stick Collage Frames - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 3 $59.97
LC367 - Spangles & Sequins Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $8.99 1 $8.99
BA308 - Beads From Around the World • Lakeshore Learning $14.99 2 $29.98
TG171 - Tacky Glue - 8 ounces • Lakeshore Learning $3.49 2 $6.98
TT506Z - Lakeshore Jumbo Glue Stick - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
QM788 - Clear Adhesive Roll - 75 Ft. • Lakeshore Learning $22.99 1 $22.99
CD272D - All You Need Is Love CD • Lakeshore Learning $12.99 1 $12.99
CD361D - Hip-Hop AlphaBop CD • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 1 $16.99
WR227D - Soy una pizza CD • Lakeshore Learning $14.99 1 $14.99
LL190X - Dolls from Around the World - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50

Materials cost

$399.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$471.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.27

Total project goal

$555.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$555.12

3 Donors

-$277.56

Donations toward project cost

-$235.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.63

match offer

-$277.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$235.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 48 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by JPMorgan Chase Foundation and 3 other donors.

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