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Teacher Christensen from Rancho Cordova CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Diversity in Our Art and Play!

Help me give my students art materials and learning activities that reflect who they are and how they see themselves in the mirror and within our community.

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I Program Improvement school in an under-served community. All my students take part in our free breakfast and lunch program. My students face many challenges and their individual academic and personal needs are diverse. Family challenges range from language to economic.

Although there is a lot of uncertainty in their lives, my classroom is a place where they are loved, listened to, and taught to persevere!

Every day my students walk into my classroom eager to engage in conversation, explore, and show their kindness to each other. This year my students are more diverse than ever and their ability to share their experiences and ideas is a vital part of their learning development. Our goal is to celebrate our differences and discover our similarities!

My Project

My goal is to build self-confidence in my students by developing self-expression of who they are through our art activities and interactive playtime with peers. Our differences need to be celebrated but also reflected throughout my students on an educational day.

I want my students to see themselves and people that look like them, in all aspects of their learning experience.

The art supplies are intended to help my students show their peers and school community who they are by being about to illustrate their differences. The interactive play items reflect the diverse range of people that work and play together in our classrooms and in our communities.

Teacher Christensen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD965X - Lakeshore Pose & Play Families - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $74.99 1 $74.99
RA926 - Building Brick People • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC386 - People Colors® Jumbo Colored Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 3 $26.97
LC360 - People Colors® Crayon Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 3 $20.97
LC169 - People Shapes™ • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 2 $15.98
FK216 - Children of the World Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
RY928 - Make-A-Face Sheets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$192.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.96

Total project goal

$286.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.38

2 Donors

-$264.49

Donations toward project cost

-$243.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.89

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$0.00

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