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Mrs. Litvak from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Dramatic in PreK!

Help me give my students dramatic play materials to help them learn and grow!

  • $335 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a diverse inclusive classroom of low-income students aged 3 to 5. For most of my students, this is their first learning experience. All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch at school. We are located in the inner city of Pittsburgh and provide a free comprehensive program that is designed to nurture and support each child as we prepare them to transition to kindergarten.

My students are very interested in learning about letters, math social studies, engineering, and science, and they enjoy exploring with technology.

They are dreamers, thinkers, and questioners and love to discover new things about the world around them. Despite the challenges they face, they come to school each day ready to work and play with smiles and positive attitudes.

My Project

The dramatic play center is one of the most popular centers in our classroom, and many students choose this area daily. Many of our items are worn out or have broken, and we need new and fresh items to replace them. For our center, we need play food, toy appliances, and other materials to foster the students' imagination and play.

Dramatic play and role-playing helps preschoolers to learn important social skills such as empathy, language development, and expressive language skills that are necessary as they learn and grow.

Children learn through play, and dramatic play allows my students to practice what they see in the world around them such as going to a restaurant or taking care of a baby. It teaches them how to share and communicate as they use their imaginations and build on other skills they need each day. By adding the requested materials to our dramatic play center, we will help our students grow and learn!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FA415X - Kid-Safe Appliances • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP723 - Real-Working Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
SORTING COLOR SET FARMERS MARKET, SET OF 31 • School Specialty $36.91 1 $36.91
PRETEND PLAY WOOD PANTRY PRODUCTS SET/9 • School Specialty $20.80 1 $20.80
PLAY WOODEN FRIDGE FOOD - SET OF 9 • School Specialty $20.80 1 $20.80
Sorting Shapes Cupcakes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
GRILL AND SERVE BBQ SET, SET OF 20 • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
LET'S PLAY HOUSE SPRAY, SQUIRT AND SQUEEGEE - SET OF 9 • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
BREAD AND BUTTER TOASTER SET • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19

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