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Mrs. Penfold from Norway ME is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Play to K!

Help me give my students pretend food, pots and pans, play phone, cash register and so much more!

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school, where I spend a lot of my own money on furniture and supplies for my classroom. My school district does not have extra funds for curriculum supplies, or for extra materials and furniture. Our poverty level is high. More than 75% of our students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

My students, despite what they don't have at home, come into school every day eager to learn with smiles on their faces.

They look forward to coming into school and learning in a safe environment. We strive to do our best and work hard!

My Project

I plan to do a more play based learning in my kindergarten classroom. Students learn more with hands on activities. Through play, I want to focus on students oral language and their social and emotional skills. I plan to have a dramatic play are with a kitchen set up with a kids table, dress up clothes, play phone and pretend food. I would like to incorporate themes each month and include a grocery store, pizza restaurant, vet clinic and post office. I would also like to teach them about community helpers. I am in need of some of these items in order to bring this to life!

Mrs. Penfold
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA124 - Lakeshore Career Hat Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
HH919 - Lakeshore Grocery Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP723 - Real-Working Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
HH718 - Pet Vet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LA815 - Pretend & Play Mailbox • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH642 - Indestructible Pots & Pans Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TW106 - Pizza Party Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
AZ985 - Push-Button Play Phone • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$283.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.66

Total project goal

$391.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.04

1 Donor

-$391.04

Donations toward project cost

-$332.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.66

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$0.00

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