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Mrs. Alessio from San Diego CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion in the Playhouse, Part 2

Help me give my students dramatic play things that are inclusive and reflect my students’ community and cultures.

  • $292 goal

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My Students

My Kindergartners are creative, energetic, fun kids. They are a diverse group of learners including students from different racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. They also represent a wide spectrum of cognitive abilities and socioeconomic levels. There is so much cuteness in kindergarten. They love to play and explore!

My Project

The playhouse is an integral part of my kindergarten classroom. It is the most popular area for choice time. Dramatic play is an important part of a child’s social, emotional and cognitive development. It gives children an emotional outlet, teaches conflict resolution, supports literacy and encourages kids to act out scenarios from the real world, pretending to be different characters and experiencing “walking in someone’s else’s shoes” which helps to teach empathy. I am requesting clothes and baby accessories for the new babies and dolls of different races and more props for role playing different careers.

My goal is for my students to see themselves represented in all areas of my classroom, and to understand and appreciate the differences that surround them.

I want them to feel included, accepted and proud of who they are, where they are from, their culture and family, and to respect those around them.

By adding multicultural dolls and accessories, as well as a variety of props, it will help make diversity the norm and reflect the students, their families and their experiences.

Mrs. Alessio
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP718 - Classroom Vet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RE173 - Little Hands Tool Tote • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP889 - My First Shaving Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
ZQDOLL 19 pcs Girl Doll Clothes Gift for American 18 inch Doll Clothes and Accessories, Including 10 Complete Sets of Clothing • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
DS239 - Baby Doll Feeding Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Set of 5 for 11-12-13-14 Inch Newborn Reborn Alive Doll Baby Doll Clothes Dress Costumes Gown Outfits with Feeding Bottle Birthday Xmas Present Wrap • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Baby Doll Diaper Bag with Accessories, Doll Care Kit Changing Set Includes Bottles, Diaper, Baby Lotion, Powder and Blanket • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
PP719 - Poseable Puppy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

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