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Mrs. Brusky from Green Bay WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dramatic Play in PreK!

My students need a variety of dramatic play materials to give them hands-on experience to foster positive social roles.

  • $696 goal

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My Students

I am the proud teacher of a morning and afternoon class of four-year old kindergarten students. My students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and at times it can be difficult to find activities that will reach them all in a meaningful way. They spend their first year in school learning early academics and social-emotional skills to help them be respectful and responsible students.

My four and five year old students learn through a play-based curriculum that allows them to be curious, creative, and conscious in the classroom.

I love teaching the littlest learners in our school! My students are eager to come to school and enthusiastic about discovering and exploring new things. I strive to give my students meaningful experiences to create a love of learning that will stick with them throughout their educational career.

My Project

Dramatic Play is important for little learners to experience because it allows them to actively experiment with the social and emotional roles in life. While "pretend play" requires the use of their imagination, having access to a wide variety of materials and manipulatives ensures that my students, who come from many diverse backgrounds, will have a chance to learn in a hands-on way about things they instead may not have otherwise ever experienced.

My students learn how to problem solve, take turns, build self-esteem, and effectively communicate while playing house or pretending to work in a doctor's office or veterinary clinic.

I have chosen a number of "household" items including play food, cooking utensils, dolls, and dress up clothes. I have also chosen "career" items to give my students the experience of what it might be like to be a doctor, construction worker, or teacher.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD470X - Lakeshore Washable Baby Dolls - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $74.99 1 $74.99
LDA179 - Indestructible Kitchen Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Melissa & Doug Play-Time Produce Fruit (9 pcs) and Vegetables (7 pcs) Realistic Play Food • Amazon Business $28.70 2 $57.40
Aeromax My 1st Career Gear complete set of quality career oriented role play - 1CGA • Amazon Business $51.49 1 $51.49
Brand New World Community Helper Dramatic Dress Ups Hat Collection - Set of 6 hats • Amazon Business $47.98 1 $47.98
HH718 - Pet Vet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
DD465 - Doctor’s Office • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH642 - Indestructible Pots & Pans Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Melissa & Doug Food Fun Combine & Dine Dinner Set, Red • Amazon Business $22.77 1 $22.77
Melissa & Doug Wooden Make-a-Cake Mixer Set (11 pcs) - Play Food and Kitchen Accessories • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Melissa & Doug Store and Serve Frozen Food Resealable Cloth Bags With Wooden Play Food. • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Melissa & Doug Store & Serve Snack Food Set Play • Amazon Business $17.90 1 $17.90
Melissa & Doug Spray, Squirt & Squeegee Play Set - Pretend Play Cleaning Set • Amazon Business $17.39 1 $17.39
Melissa & Doug 11-Piece Brew and Serve Wooden Coffee Maker Set - Play Kitchen Accessories • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden Cookie Play Food Set • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
Melissa & Doug Bread and Butter Toaster Set (9 pcs) - Wooden Play Food and Kitchen Accessories • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Melissa & Doug Condiments Set (6 pcs) - Play Food, Stainless Steel Caddy • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Melissa & Doug Let's Play House! Grocery Cans Play Food Kitchen Accessory - 10 Stackable Cans With Removable Lids • Amazon Business $9.24 1 $9.24

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