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Mrs. Baker from Kendallville IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gaining Life Experiences Through Dramatic Play!

Help me give my students the Real Projects Workshop, the Melissa and Doug Pet Care Center and Care Accessories, the Beauty Salon and Hair Stylist Dress Up Set, and the Bakery dress up set.

  • $700 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students from our program are individuals from families that are under 100% poverty. Our program is a free service to these children and their families. Our program is a NAEYC accredited center and we are rated level 4 with Paths to Quality.

My students have a great desire to learn about the world around them.

We provide great opportunities to make learning fun with hands-on experiences in learning areas. Children gain skills through the areas of social skills, mathematics, literacy, language, approaches to learning, science, and more.

My Project

My students will use the chosen materials when particpating in dramatic play experiences during center time. These dress up sets and pretend play materials will allow children to learn about a variety of occupations and learn important skills that are required of those professionals.

Pretend play experiences of children lead to great life experiences for our future leaders!

These materials will assist my students in gaining an interest in learning about occupations they they may enter into as adults and they will help them understand how every occupation has an important purpose. These materials will assist my students to build specific skills and make them excited for their future.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug(r) Pet Care Center & Care Accessories • Kaplan Early Learning Company $204.29 1 $204.29
Real Projects Workshop • Kaplan Early Learning Company $85.46 1 $85.46
Beauty Salon & Hair Stylist Dress Up Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $64.79 1 $64.79
Veterinarian Dress Up & Accessories Playset • Kaplan Early Learning Company $48.59 1 $48.59
Pretend and Play Bakery Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $31.49 1 $31.49
Pretend and Play Fishing Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.99 1 $26.99
Pretend & Playtm Camp Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.99 1 $26.99
Pop-Up Toaster • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Modern Coffee Maker • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Mighty Mixer • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46

Materials cost

$555.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$594.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.88

Total project goal

$699.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$699.20

12 Donors

-$468.32

Donations toward project cost

-$398.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.50

match offer

-$230.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$195.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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