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Mrs. Abbie from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Crafty Clothing in Preschool!

Help me give my students tie dye kits, white t-shirts, sewing materials, beads, and animals to help us to explore our clothing study.

  • $269 goal

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My Students

My students are four-year-old preschool students who are attending school full day. This is a new experience for all of the students and their families. They are in school for 7 hours a day. All students want to learn, laugh and play in school. The students who are attending school come from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. In addition, many of the students have diverse learning needs.

Although there are many differences in language, culture and learning needs, they all have more in common than not.

They love to learn, find joy in playing and have families who want to provide the best education for their children.

The love of school and learning should last well beyond preschool. Providing fun, caring, adventurous, exciting and hands-on experiences in these critical early years will set them off on the right foot to success and continued enjoyment in learning for years to come!

My Project

As we return to school for the new year we will be doing a study of clothing. We will be learning all about different types of clothing, clothing from different cultures, what we wear for the weather, how we take care of our clothes, and how clothes are made. We will be using the tie dye kits and white t-shirts to allow each child to make their own shirt. My students are going to be so excited to make their own t-shirts using the tie dye kits!

As we study clothes, we will learn concepts and skills in literacy, math, science, social studies, the arts, and technology.

We will also use thinking skills to investigate, ask questions, solve problems, make predictions and test our ideas. We will be exploring fabrics, textures, patterns, construction of clothing, and using STEM concepts to explore clothing.

We will be using the hats, monkeys, and LED tree to make a sensory bin based on the book, "Caps for Sale" and we will be using the animals, LED tree, and white mittens for a sensory bin based on the book, "The Mitten."

Mrs. Abbie
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 21 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tulip One-step Tie-Dye Party, Creative Group Activities, All-in-1 DIY Fashion Dye Kit, Rainbow • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Hanes Boys' T-Shirt, White, Small • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
PMS 15inch 24 LEDs White Birch Tree Light Battery Operated Warm White Bonsai Table Lamp For Christmas Easter Party Home Decoration • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Toob S660104 Chinese Zodiac • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Hanes Boys' Toddler 5-Pack Crew, White, 4 • Amazon Business $7.45 2 $14.90
Brilliant Neon Rainbow Multicolor Mix Plastic Craft Pony Beads, 6 x 9mm, 1000 Beads • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Pastel Pearl Multicolor Mix Plastic Craft Pony Beads, 6 x 9mm, 1000 Beads • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
• Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
JETEHO 20 Pack Assorted Color Mini Felt Top Hats for Miniature Work DIY Hair Accessories Crafts • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
UANDME Forest Animal Figures Cake Toppers, Woodland Creatures Toy Figurines Babies Set • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Zhehao Women Knitted Mittens Winter Warm Gloves Solid Color Hand Warmer for Indoor Outdoor Activities (White) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
TOYMANY 10PCS Mini Forest Animal Figures, Realistic Wildlife Animal Figurines Toy Set Includes Beavers Foxes Badgers, Easter Eggs Education Birthday Gift Christmas Toy for Kids Children Toddlers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Caydo Embroidery Floss 50 Skeins Friendship Bracelets Floss Rainbow Color Embroidery Thread Cross Stitch Floss with 12 Pieces Floss Bobbins • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
30pcs Colorful Large Eye Plastic Sewing Needles for Kid Weave Education • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Monkeys 24 Figures Tiny Plastic Small Little Brown Funny Miniature Figurines Party Favors Bags Small Pack Animal Toy Lot • Amazon Business $4.88 1 $4.88
Elefun and Friends Barrel of Monkeys Game - Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $3.88 1 $3.88

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