You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Campbell from Brooklyn NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

From Playdough to Platos!

My students need a Dough Assortment set, Alphabet and Number Dough Stampers, and Messy Mats to practice number, letter and word recognition.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school and are from diverse ethnic/cultural backgrounds, namely Bangladeshi, Chinese, Hispanic, and French. 95% of them are Latino and African American. The rest are sparsely mixed with other ethnicities. In my classroom, there are students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder, and specific learning disabilities.

My students are an adorable, active bunch who like to explore with their hands, and that includes playing with play dough.

They enjoy the sensory feel of the dough between their fingers. Squishing, rolling and patting the play dough has a calming effect on them while they play.

Many of my students are tactile learners and learn though sensory stimulants. Therefore, getting this project funded will really help them to not only foster their creativity but also to help them develop a love for learning.

My Project

Bringing play dough into a learning center is a basic need that offers a variety of educational opportunities. It is a great, inexpensive educational tool that can be used to foster creativity, literacy, and math skills. The dough tool set will be used to help carve and define their creations. Using the alphabet and number stampers is a hands- on way to help them to practice number and letter recognition.

My students will use the dough in a variety of ways, such as for letter and number recognition, shape recognition, name identification, matching numbers to sets, and practice simple addition/subtraction problems.

It will not be used just for academic reasons. It will also help to relieve stress in many of my students, igniting conversations and imaginations among them and their creations, and it can help to strengthen fine motor skills; the very skills needed to hold a pencil.

Ms. Campbell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Campbell is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AX20 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $56.99 1 $56.99
LA278 - Uppercase Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TG165 - Messy Mats - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
VR811 - Dough Tool Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 2 $9.98
TA71AC - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98
TA71LL - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Lilac • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71BD - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Burgundy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71SP - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Shocking Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71YB - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Royal Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71HG - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Holiday Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71MA - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Magenta • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71HR - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Holiday Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71BU - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$149.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.14

Total project goal

$214.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.24

3 Donors

-$214.24

Donations toward project cost

-$182.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.14

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4088064],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3596970,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/from-playdough-to-platos/3596970/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":12,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Campbell","authorIds":{"4088064":{"owner":"Ms. Campbell","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3596970],"proposalHash":"-1172774935","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp4088064_orig.jpg?crop=902,902,x0,y177&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1597102749052","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20880497,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjA1MjE4Nw==","NDA4ODA2NA==","NTMyOTk0OA=="],"teacherId":4088064,"schoolCounty":"Kings (Brooklyn)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}