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Ms. Fender from Charlotte NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Dolls for Diverse Scholars!

My students need new dolls that represent multiple races for dramatic play!

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high-poverty area, my students are faced with many challenges both in and out of the classroom. Every child in our school receives free or reduced lunch, and a large percentage of students are considered homeless. Despite this, my students are excited be part of a learning community where they feel safe and cared for.

Our classroom is an area where students are encouraged to work hard, collaborate with one another, and communicate clearly.

I encourage learning through exploration and value the intrinsic curiosity of my students.

My Project

I am requesting a set of four diverse dolls for our dramatic play center. Our dramatic play center is a very exciting area of our classroom. Through pretend play, the children are working on building language skills, social skills, and foundational skills for literacy and math. The dramatic play area is often one of the first places where my English Learners will try out their new words, and where I often hear more conversation from my students with specific language goals.

My classroom is full of curious, racially diverse scholars!

They deserve to have dolls that look like them!Currently, our dolls for dramatic play are not racially diverse. Providing the children with dolls that look like them will increase engagement at this center and encourage more children to participate in pretend play.

Ms. Fender
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lovable 20" Caucasian Baby • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Lovable 20" African American Baby • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Lovable 20" Asian Baby • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71
Lovable 20" Hispanic Baby • Kaplan Early Learning Company $29.71 1 $29.71

Materials cost

$118.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$159.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.22

Total project goal

$188.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.11

2 Donors

-$188.11

Donations toward project cost

-$159.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.22

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$0.00

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