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Ms. McKenna from Orlando FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Babies and Books Help Us Learn to Read

My students need new baby dolls, clothes, along with Indestructible Pots & Pans and dishes Playsets, to improve their language skills. I am also requesting Silly Sally Big Book, The Napping House Big Book and the Lakeshore Emergent Readers book set.

  • $523 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are 4 year olds who come to school ready to start building the foundations of their learning. I have a morning and afternoon session which means I teach 40 students with different interests and abilities. They are eager to explore and learn in many different ways even though many of them don't speak English.

The students make every minute count and they are becoming life long learners on the road to reaching their dreams.

Their school day is only 3 hours so they need to get the most of every learning experience I can offer them.

My Project

My students need new babies and baby clothes to improve their communication in the housekeeping area of the classroom. They will be able to talk more as they play with the dolls along with the new pots and pans that come along with this project.

The students can read the new emergent readers to their new baby dolls to improve their reading fluency.

The last part of the project is to provide new big books to some favorite stories we have in the classroom. Silly Sally and the Napping House have been a big hit with the students this year. I'm excited to add these big books to their collection.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DS300X - Feels Real Baby Dolls - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $74.99 1 $74.99
DD965X - Lakeshore Pose & Play Families - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DS305 - Clothes for 14" Baby Dolls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 2 $65.98
TT933 - Lakeshore Emergent Readers - Set of 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH642 - Indestructible Pots & Pans Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
BK6528 - The Napping House Big Book by Audrey Wood • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
BK273 - Silly Sally Big Book by Audrey Wood • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.95 1 $26.95
LK297GR - Heavy-Duty Pocket Chart - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
LDA178 - Indestructible Play Dishes - Service for 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DS240 - Baby Doll Blankets & Bottles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$407.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$443.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.35

Total project goal

$522.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.32

1 Donor

-$261.16

Donations toward project cost

-$221.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.17

match offer

-$261.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$221.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.17

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$0.00

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