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Mrs. Weisberg from Topanga CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Dramatic Play with Animals

My students need dramatic play animals to enhance their block play.

  • $244 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students love combining dramatic play with block play. Their favorite activity is to build intricate zoos, cities and roads.

My students are young curious learners who enjoy learning together through play.

My school is a small school in the mountains near a large urban city and the children have a close relationship with nature, the surrounding mountains and animals that live here. They have a natural curiosity about all animals.

My Project

My Transitional Kindergarten and kindergarten students are curious about the world around them and learn best through experiences with materials such as blocks and other open-ended imaginative materials. Their favorite dramatic toys are the realistic animals and they love working together as a class to create huge zoos and enjoy holding them, acting out stories with them and creating fun scenes using the animals as characters.

The addition of these animals to our classroom block center will enable the children to work as a whole class to create amazing animal stories.

This fosters social skills, storytelling and language arts skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG348 - Classic Wild Animal Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
AC358 - Animals from Around the World Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
JJ241 - Classic Ocean Animal Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DC346 - Classic Dinosaur Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

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