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Mrs. Bagg from Anchorage AK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Communication Is Key!

Help me give my students these wonderful preschool materials for our classroom. The Lakeshore Barn and Dollhouse Furniture are an absolute favorite with preschoolers. These materials encourage creativity, social skills and of course encourages language!

  • $745 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are from a small neighborhood school in Alaska. I currently have 23 preschool students. This is a communication classroom that supports preschool children who demonstrate a delay in expressive language skills.

My preschoolers love to play, explore, learn and discover things all around them.

Through collaboration with a teacher, teacher assistant and speech pathologist, we engage children in structured activities that target skills such as attending, listening, phonemic awareness, speech sound development, speech intelligibility and emergent literacy through play and adult directed activities. Our classroom needs some additional materials that would help support our goal of keeping children engaged and talking about the world around them.

My Project

The goal of a communication preschool classroom is to work on language skills; therefore, some of the materials I am requesting, such as an art easel, barn, and dollhouse furniture, are items that will encourage 3 and 4 year olds to express themselves. Many of these students are very hard to understand when talking to peers and adults. They become frustrated and may get upset or shutdown because no understands them. It can be difficult to make friends for them as well.

This classroom has been in place for approximately 13 years and materials have been well used and loved, but are falling apart and need to be replaced.

The flexible seating for our classroom library would provide a comfortable setting for peers to sit together and share a book, which again, helps to achieve the end goal of encouraging language skills.

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

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG123 - Toddler Heavy-Duty Hardwood Easel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
DD545 - Play-All-Around Dollhouse Furniture • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
RR212 - Lakeshore Barn • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC65 - Heavy-Duty Adjustable Vinyl Paint Apron - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 5 $34.95
LC2915 - Heavy-Duty Adjustable Vinyl Paint Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 5 $34.95
Dual Height Step Stool for Kids | Toddler's Stool for Potty Training and Use in the Bathroom or Kitchen | Versatile Two-Step Design for Growing Children | Soft-Grip Steps Provide Comfort and Safety • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$585.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$632.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$111.69

Total project goal

$744.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$744.62

19 Donors

-$719.03

Donations toward project cost

-$632.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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