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Mrs. Flegal from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Children Learn Through Pretend Play

Help me give my students the opportunity to play using all different types of exploratory items.

  • $696 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 16 children that are from very low-income families. At school, they receive breakfast, lunch, and a snack. They are with me five days a week from 8-2. During this time I like to provide an environment which is rich in learning and discovering. My children are very enthusiastic about learning and get very excited to participate in all activities. The children are very hands-on and thrive in a learning environment that has lots of different activities to do completely.

My Project

If funded, these dramatic play items will allow my students to have different opportunities to play. They will be able to use their imaginations and broaden their experiences in the classroom by using the items that go in a kitchen or by playing with one of the career items. There will be opportunities to learn vocabulary that they probably do not already know. Through play the children will learn how to share and work together to come up with ways to use the materials that are provided. They will be able to use items that they may not have a chance to use other than at school. It will also allow children who may not have very good speech to be able to express themselves.

Mrs. Flegal
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Animal Dress-Ups (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $109.76 1 $109.76
Curious Chef Caddy and Cookbook • Kaplan Early Learning Company $104.36 1 $104.36
Wooden Ironing Board Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $62.96 1 $62.96
Pretend & Playtm Work Belt & Tool Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.99 1 $35.99
A to Z Alphabet Groceries Set (Set of 26) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.99 1 $35.99
Doll Cot • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Pretend & Playtm Camp Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.99 1 $26.99
Pop-Up Toaster • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Mighty Mixer • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Modern Coffee Maker • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Sorting Shapes Cupcakes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
Wooden Birthday Party Cake Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.99 1 $17.99
Spray, Squirt & Squeegee Play Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
Bake by Shape - 12-Piece Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96

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