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Mrs. Thompson from Emmetsburg IA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Come Play With Us!

My students need to expand their imagination through dramatic play using these 11 sets of play tools, dolls, and building sets.

  • $595 goal

This project expired on January 15, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Remember those days when all you had to do was play and the hours passed by quickly? All to often now young kids are to busy to play and I do not want that to be the case in my classroom.

My Kindergarten classroom is full with 20 highly active students ready to learn and playtime is an integral role in a child development and learning.

Dramatic play, fine motor development, gross motor development helps a student be a better learner and teaches them how to act in social situations.

My Project

By having these developmental toys as a resource in our room, my students will be able to learn while they play. These students are only 5 and 6 and need to be able to step back from the academics and learn in an active and playful situation not only to foster developmental skills but social skills as well.

By donating to this project you will be helping Kindergarten students grow, develop, and interact in a fun and educational environment.

“When kids play, they remember. They may not be aware they are learning, but they sure are aware they are having fun, and the great thing is that is comes so naturally… if we only let it.”

Mrs. Thompson
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Deluxe Kitchen Set (71 pcs.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.48 1 $27.48
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Food Sets • Kaplan Early Learning Company $51.56 1 $51.56
Pizza and Sandwich Shop • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.34 1 $28.34
Lovable 20" Caucasian Baby • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.48 2 $54.96
Fisher Price Steel Force Mini Loader • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
Brick Block Set (44 pcs.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.38 1 $40.38
Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set (150 pcs.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.96 1 $42.96
Transparent Marble Run • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Platform Stilts - 6 pair • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Shopping Cart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.34 1 $28.34
Handyman Tool Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $48.12 1 $48.12

Materials cost

$390.82

Vendor shipping charges

$46.90

State sales tax

$26.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$505.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.18

Total project goal

$594.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.53

1 Donor

-$297.27

Donations toward project cost

-$252.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.59

match offer

-$297.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$252.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.59

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$0.00

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