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Mrs. Meine from Kalamazoo MI is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enhance Our Classroom Centers

My students need engaging toys such as dress up sets and kitchen play food for our dramatic play center to enhance social skills.

  • $690 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach in a 3-year-old Head Start classroom in Kalamazoo, Michigan. My students come from low-income, high-risk homes. We are a diverse group of learners coming from many cultural backgrounds. My classroom is many of my students' first school experience and we do our best to make it a positive and fun learning environment. We also work with the families to help support them. These boys and girls are eager to learn and love to learn through play.

My Project

Our students learn through play. Dramatic play is one of the best ways for them to practice social skills. New dress up clothes will give them the opportunity to use their imaginations. The pretend cleaning supplies will allow my students to pretend as well as practice life skills. The pretend food will allow the boys and girls to role play. They enjoy pretending to cook for one another. I am asking for the Little People Zoo because not only is it great for engaging students in vocabulary skills but it also has animals from A to Z to help with alphabet recognition. The Little People house will help my students to use their vocabulary skills as well as social skills with their classmates.

Mrs. Meine
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fisher Price Little People A to Z Learning Zoo Playset • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Role Play Costume Dress-Up Set (6 pcs) • Amazon Business $27.54 2 $55.08
Melissa & Doug Construction Worker Role Play Costume Dress-Up Set (6 pcs) • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
Melissa & Doug Police Officer Role Play Costume Set, Ages 3-6 yrs • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Melissa & Doug Doctor Role Play Costume Dress-Up Set (7 pcs) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Melissa & Doug 4838 Chef Role Play Costume Set, White, Ages 3-6 Years • Amazon Business $23.43 2 $46.86
Fisher-Price Little People Big Helpers Home • Amazon Business $39.89 1 $39.89
Fisher-Price Little People Caring for Animals Farm Set • Amazon Business $34.73 1 $34.73
Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set (24 pcs) • Amazon Business $23.08 1 $23.08
Melissa & Doug Cutting Food - Play Food Set With 25+ Hand-Painted Wooden Pieces, Knife, and Cutting Board • Amazon Business $18.31 1 $18.31
Melissa & Doug Spray, Squirt & Squeegee Play Set - Pretend Play Cleaning Set • Amazon Business $17.39 1 $17.39
Melissa & Doug Cutting Fruit Set - Wooden Play Food Kitchen Accessory • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden Cookie Play Food Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Birthday Party Cake - Wooden Play Food With Mix-n-Match Toppings and 7 Candles • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Melissa & Doug Wooden Sandwich-Making Set • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
Melissa & Doug Take-Along Tool Kit Wooden Construction Toy (24 pcs) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Fisher-Price Little People Sit with Me School Bus • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84

Materials cost

$547.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$585.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.39

Total project goal

$689.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$689.24

3 Donors

-$457.12

Donations toward project cost

-$388.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.57

match offer

-$232.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$197.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.82

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$0.00

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