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Mrs. Szymke from Liberty MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dream Big Dollhouse

Help me give my students a wooden dollhouse, dollhouse furniture, wooden figures, and Li'l Woodzeezs characters for storytelling and interactive play!

  • $374 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Kindergarten is a full-day program with an emphasis on balanced literacy, STEAM, and play-based learning experiences. Our classroom family is wonderfully diverse and every child brings a unique set of abilities, challenges, and life experiences with him/her to our school. Play-based interactive learning allows all of our kids to share a common language and bond of childhood.

My Kindergarteners' play and interactions reflect their growing understanding of the many cultures that make our world and classroom family special; play helps them learn compassion, empathy and how to communicate and share ideas respectfully.

Modeling and nurturing these life skills in early childhood will set them up to be kind, caring, and inclusive toward others.

My Project

Dollhouse play is a powerful imaginative, social, and emotional outlet--something I've seen children needing and seeking out recently, particularly as we experience the effects of home-isolation due to Covid-19. Anticipating the social-emotional needs of our current and incoming Kindergarteners, this dollhouse project is designed to encourage social interaction and friendship-making as students engage in dramatic play. My intention is to stock the dollhouse center with several different figurines and accessories to promote storytelling and conversation and appeal to all children. Acting out scenarios and creating storylines helps children learn about each other and make sense of the world around them.

This Dollhouse Center will make a difference in the lives of my students because it gives them an outlet for creative and imaginative play, as well as provides them with a space to safely explore and express their ideas and emotions.

A Dollhouse Center will give my students open-ended opportunities to develop and practice empathy. It is sure to be a favorite gathering space for making new friends and great memories in Kindergarten.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Abigail Dollhouse with 40 pcs furniture set, 4 Dolls, and Pet dog - Wooden Doll house • Amazon Business $99.88 1 $99.88
Imagination Generation The Fully Furnished Bundle: 5 Sets of Colorful Wooden Dollhouse Furniture (41 Pieces) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Li'l Woodzeez Fox Family • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Li'l Woodzeez Moose Family Set – Vanderhoof Moose with Storybook – 5pc Toy Set with Miniature Animal Figurines – Family Toys and Books for Kids Age 3+ • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Imagination Generation Little Professionals Wooden Character Set (15 Pieces) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Melissa & Doug Wooden Flexible Figures 7-Piece Career Dolls for Dollhouses 2474 • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Melissa & Doug Wooden Flexible Figures 7-Piece Caucasian Doll Family for Dollhouses 2470 • Amazon Business $17.39 1 $17.39
Li'l Woodzeez Wolf Family Set – GrayPaws Wolves with Storybook – 5pc Toy Set with Miniature Animal Figurines – Family Toys and Books for Kids Age 3+ • Amazon Business $16.82 1 $16.82
Family Pets Wooden Dollhouse Animal Set by Hape | Complete Your Wooden Dolls House with Happy Dog, Cat, Bunny Pet Set with Complimentary Houses and Food Bowls • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Melissa & Doug Wooden Flexible Figures 7-Piece Royal Kingdom Dolls for Dollhouses, Mix 2473 • Amazon Business $13.27 1 $13.27

Materials cost

$283.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$317.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.02

Total project goal

$373.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$373.48

4 Donors

-$249.31

Donations toward project cost

-$223.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

match offer

-$110.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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