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Ms. Demers from Worcester MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun With Puppets and Music for Preschool Language Skills!

Help me give my students a puppet theatre, storytelling puppets and music in order to give them fun and exciting ways to practice their language and communication skills!

  • $590 goal

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My Students

Our Worcester, MA public preschool is special because it is located in the Early Childhood department at Worcester Technical High School. Therefore, our preschool involves both children (ages 3-5) and high school students!

All of the students are from very diverse backgrounds and represent many countries throughout the world!

Many of the students are English Language Learners and just about 50% are Special Education students who require individual and differentiated instruction. In total, there are 30 children in both our AM & PM preschool programs.

Most of the children as well as the high school students in our program, come from low socio-economic families where music and art resources are very limited in their homes. We try to incorporate music and art throughout the curriculum and a new puppet theatre with puppets and music will enable us to do that in a very fun way!

My Project

Puppets and music are fun ways to encourage language and social emotional learning for preschoolers of all skill levels! A new puppet theatre with puppets, music and books will help to naturally entice ALL the children to use their speaking, listening & communication skills. This type of engagement will also help develop their social-emotional skills in a safe, fun and non-judgemental learning environment through the joys of play.

Chanting fun poems such as "The Itsy Bitsy Spider" and "5 Little Monkeys" is always a joyous experience for children and having puppets to use will enable them to do that every day.

They will have so much fun putting on their own shows and enjoying watching their friends do the same. I am getting excited just thinking about it!

Ms. Demers
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG265X - Let’s Talk! Storytelling Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LA805 - Lakeshore Puppet Theater • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
LA827 - Lakeshore Puppet Tree • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
LC270X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
CA609 - Sing-Along Read-Along Classics with CDs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.50 1 $34.50
LA998 - Storytelling Lapboard • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
LC264 - Itsy Bitsy Spider Storytelling Puppets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$463.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.40

Total project goal

$589.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$589.31

2 Donors

-$504.66

Donations toward project cost

-$500.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$84.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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