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

Explore Through Dramatic Play

Help me give my students Melissa & Dog play sets to be creative and imaginative through dramatic play!

  • $453 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am blessed to be able to work with children, four years of age, in an inner-city school in the Grand Rapids Public School District. These children come from many different backgrounds, cultures, and upbringings. My students are English and Spanish speakers with our school being a dual language bilingual program once entering kindergarten. One hundred percent of the children in my class qualify for free breakfast and lunch daily.

The children come in each day eager to learn and excited for their day to begin.

The children enter a clean, safe and caring classroom that allows them to be their most creative and unique individual.

My Project

The students in my classroom really enjoy being imaginative. They are always thinking of ways to be creative and work together in the class. Using different Melissa & Doug dramatic play materials will allow them to open up their imaginations even more! The materials will allow them to use connections from home to school because many of the items are real life connections.

The students will be allowed to play restaurant, doctor, police officer and so many more community helpers with the wonderful materials provided.

Requested kits include a condiment set, wooden cookie play set, and a costume set.

The students will really be impacted by the materials because it will allow them to explore in the classroom in different ways than they have before.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Top and Bake Wooden Pizza Counter Play Food Set (Pretend Play, Helps Support Cognitive Development, 34 Pieces, 7.75" H x 9.25" W x 13.25" L) • Amazon Business $37.79 1 $37.79
Melissa & Doug Fire Chief Role Play Costume Set (Pretend Play, Bright Red, 6 Pieces, 17.5" H x 24" W x 2" L) • Amazon Business $29.59 1 $29.59
Melissa & Doug Safari Buddies Hand Puppets Puppet Set (6 Hand Puppets) Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Year Olds • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Melissa & Doug Police Officer Role-Play Costume Set (Pretend Play, Materials, Machine Washable, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, 5, and 6 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set (Animal & People Play Sets, Helps Children Develop Empathy, 24 Pieces, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, 5 Year Olds and Up) • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Melissa & Doug Doctor Role-Play Costume Set (Pretend Play, Materials, Machine Washable, 17.5″ H × 24″ W × 0.75″ L, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, 5, and 6 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $25.16 1 $25.16
Melissa & Doug Construction Worker Role-Play Costume Set, Pretend Play, Fabrics, Machine-Washable, 17.5” H x 24” W x 1.75” L • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Melissa & Doug Veterinarian Role-Play Costume Set, Pretend Play, Materials, Machine-Washable, 17.5” H x 24” W x 0.75” L • Amazon Business $24.10 1 $24.10
Melissa & Doug Chef Role-Play Costume Set (Pretend Play, Materials, Machine-Washable, 17.5” H x 24” W x 0.75” L, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, 5, and 6 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $23.67 1 $23.67
Melissa & Doug Server Role Play Costume Dress-Up Set with Realistic Accessories • Amazon Business $23.27 1 $23.27
Melissa & Doug Scoop & Stack Ice Cream Cone Magnetic Pretend Play Set (Play Food, Encourages Social Interaction, 10 Pieces, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, and 5 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden Christmas Cookie Play Food Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Slice-and-Bake Wooden Cookie Play Food Set, Pretend Play, Materials, 28 Pieces, 10.5" H x 13.5" W x 3.25" L • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Bake & Decorate Cupcake Set (Pretend Play, Colorful Wooden Play-Food Set, Materials, 22 Pieces, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, and 5 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Let's Play House! Condiment Set (Pretend Play, Sturdy Metal Caddy, Realistic Sound Effects, 6 Pieces, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, and 5 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50

Materials cost

$349.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$384.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.90

Total project goal

$452.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$452.64

1 Donor

-$227.00

Donations toward project cost

-$192.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.05

match offer

-$225.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$191.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.85

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$0.00

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