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  • $684 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

ALL Students Are Special

The cost of the multicultural teaching aids is $684, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach a preschool class of 20 incredible four and five-year-olds. My school includes preschool through second grade. I am responsible for helping these students learn about both themselves and their classmates. I am also responsible for helping each of my students feel important and special. The earlier we, as teachers, empower our students, the more likely they are to be successful in school and in life. Unfortunately, many children are made to feel unimportant or embarrassed by their differences. The earlier we help children learn to accept one another as each one is, the more successful we will be in guidig our students to be all that they can be. This leads me to my request, which pertains to adding more multiculturalism/ diversity into my class. I would like to include books, minipulatives, musical instruments, art materials, costumes, and pictures. I will have most of the books in the reading center for the children; however, books will be included in all centers. Manipulatives would include things such as puzzles, matching games, counters, and games that would expose the children to a variety of cultures and diversities. Art materials would include multicultural paints, markers, crayons, and other materials that encourage my goal. Musical instruments and costumes would involve adding authentic instruments and costumes that represent other cultures. Finally, I would like to have pictures that show children of many cultures and diversities to display around my room. The children will be exposed to these items on a daily basis. All these things will help my students gain an understanding and appreciation for diversity as we learn how we are alike and how we are different--as we learn how we are all so very SPECIAL!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tales of Many Cultures • Kaplan Early Learning Company $54.14 1 $54.14
Different Abilities Books (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.70 1 $50.70
MULTICULTURAL POSTER SET A • Nasco $43.15 1 $43.15
Diversity Puzzle Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.96 1 $42.96
Kaplan Disability Awareness Puzzle Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $30.06 1 $30.06
World Children Manipulative Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Multi-Ethnic Ceremonial Costume - Native American Girl • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.46 1 $21.46
Multi-Ethnic Ceremonial Costume - Native American Boy • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.46 1 $21.46
20" Chilean Rainstick • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
Crayola(R) Multicultural Washable Paints • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 2 $34.32
CHILDREN JUST LIKE ME BOOK • Nasco $14.62 1 $14.62
Clothing Craft Paper • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.86 2 $25.72
Kaplan Kolors Multicultural Dough Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.00 1 $12.00
Our World Floor Puzzle • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.56 1 $8.56
Crayola(R) Multicultural Washable Markers • Kaplan Early Learning Company $3.40 12 $40.80
Box of 8 Multicultural Crayons - Large • Kaplan Early Learning Company $1.94 12 $23.28
Crayola Multicultural Pencils • Kaplan Early Learning Company $1.55 10 $15.50

Materials cost

$481.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$560.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$123.07

Total project goal

$683.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$683.74

5 Donors

-$659.33

Donations toward project cost

-$560.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.36

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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