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Mrs. Platt from Willmar MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse Learners in Preschool!

Help me give my students social-emotional materials to learn about different families and identifying different emotions.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our elementary school is "home" to almost 600 kiddos. Our school is pretty unique as we have a very diverse group of students in a rural community. We have many students who can speak more than one language and some students who are new to the country. More than 65% of our students receive a free and reduced-price lunch.

The students in my classroom come from all over the world.

I am fortunate enough to have so many different smiling faces in my classroom.

My Project

Preschool is a child’s first educational experience where they get to learn and play with new friends. These new friends will look, act and speak differently from one another. Teaching young children about acceptance is so important. This project will support this idea. The family bin will help me teach how families can be the same and different. It will give my students an opportunity to learn more about each of their classmates through play and talking. The emotion match puzzle will be used to teach my students about their feelings. Many of my students come to school with adverse childhood experiences (aces). In order to teach acceptance of diversity, I have to teach how to identify and manage emotions; how to have empathy and show compassion. The diverse faces will allow my students to use art material and play-doh to show their current feelings and how they see themselves and their friends.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF965 - Families Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
EE359 - Moods & Emotions Wooden Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RY928 - Make-A-Face Sheets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$100.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.38

Total project goal

$155.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.86

3 Donors

-$78.00

Donations toward project cost

-$66.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.70

match offer

-$77.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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