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Ms. Berry from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

All Around Town

Help me give my students a train set, cars, trucks, and a play carpet for the block center.

  • $275 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class consists of twenty happy and energetic preschoolers. Each day they walk into school with smiles on their faces, ready to learn something new. They come from low socioeconomic backgrounds but all share a common love for learning! My goal as a teacher is to make learning fun. I want my students to be creative and comfortable in expressing and sharing their ideas and feelings when learning. My school staff and administration are very supportive and all want what is best for the students. However, due to budget cuts, funding for classroom needs has been limited. My students deserve the best!

My Project

My classroom is in need of materials for the block center. One of our classroom themes is Community Helpers. However, we do not have any materials that my preschoolers can use in the block area to support this theme.

I am requesting an Around Town play carpet in which my preschoolers can layout and discuss the various community workers we have in our communities.

The cars and trucks requested will allow my preschoolers to have fun and enjoy the experience of matching and driving cars to different community buildings. These materials will help my preschoolers explore different community helper roles while playing and having fun at the same time!

Finally, who doesn't love a train set! This would bring so much joy to my preschoolers to have in the block center. I can already hear them saying, "Choo Choo!!"

Ms. Berry
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
VR146 - 100-Piece Wooden Train Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
RA503 - Magna-Cars & Trucks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
TT847 - Around Town Play Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG932 - Mini Hardwood Vehicles - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$199.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.11

Total project goal

$274.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$274.07

1 Donor

-$138.00

Donations toward project cost

-$117.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.70

match offer

-$136.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$115.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.41

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$0.00

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