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  • $230 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Kiser
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Grocery Store Purposeful Play!

My students need pretend store and house manipulatives and materials to learn through purposeful play activities!

My Students

In my PK4 classroom, my students learn how much fun it is to learn, play, grow, read, and imagine! My students are four years old when they enter my classroom with hearts and minds ready to explore, play, and grow!

As a teacher in a low income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with many challenges on a daily basis.

Despite these challenges, I seek to cultivate a classroom in which there are no limits to their creativity, growth, and imagination.

At schools in our district, our students are challenged to "work hard; be nice." Our schools not only hold high expectations for academics and curriculum, but for their character as well. In our class, we work hard, we never give up, we play, we laugh, we imagine, and we learn.

My Project

With these resources, my students will be able to further their cognitive abilities through purposeful play and expanding their imaginations. I'm requesting a Flower Shop playset, a Supermarket Checkout counter, one Cash Register, a Play-Doh Magical Oven, a Sandwich Shop, and children's aprons.

These resources will allow me to create multiple grocery themed centers in our classroom, where my students will be able to act out different roles they might see in the grocery store such as a floral clerk, a deli worker, a baker, or a cashier!

My students learn through play and storytelling. These resources will allow my students to enhance their vocabulary development, fine motor skills, as well as math concepts!

By donating to this project, my students will be able to learn and develop their emotional, social, and cognitive development through active exploration as opposed to over-structured didactic explanation.

Purposeful play is essential to my students' development in learning to persevere, to control attention, to control emotions, to explore and imagine new ideas, and will further my students' love of learning!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wooden Wonders Flourishing Flower Shop Playset with Vases, Shears, and 14 Unique Flowers (25pcs.) by Imagination Generation • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
MeeYum Pretend Play Supermarket Checkout counter with Shopping Cart plus 45 accessories • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Supermarket Cash Register with Checkout Scanner, Microphone, Calculator, Play Money and Food Shopping Playset for kids • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Magical Oven • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Green Toys Sandwich Shop • Amazon Business $16.38 1 $16.38
KUUQA 12 Pack 6 Color Kids Aprons Children Painting Aprons Kids Art Smocks with 2 Roomy pockets for Kitchen and Classroom (brushes not included) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$162.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$194.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.36

Total project goal

$229.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$229.04

1 Donor

-$229.04

Donations toward project cost

-$194.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 25 students.

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