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Mrs. Hamburg from Bronx NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Groovy Kids

My students need Groovy girls and boy dolls to provide emotional support in the classroom.

  • $462 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach reading in small groups to children, who are right now, not making standards in the Bronx. I teach in a high poverty neighborhood. Many students and their families are new to the country. My students face many obstacles and challenges each day coming to school. Many are living in a homeless shelter, in foster care, or in a crowded apartment with their relatives. This does not stop my students' enthusiasm for learning and coming to school. My students love reading.

My Project

My students come to school each day facing many different challenges. Many of my students have social and emotional needs. I have found when I let the students hold onto s stuffed animal it helped them feel more comfortable. As a result, students behaved better and were able to focus better. The dolls were helpful in teaching them how to share with friends and how to get along with each other.

These dolls will provide the students with help dealing with their feelings.

Every student wanted to hold on to these dolls even the boys!! This project will help children focus better in the class.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Groovy Girls(r) Fashion Doll - Layla • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 10 $135.60
Groovy Girls(r) Fashion Boy Doll - Logan • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 10 $135.60
Learning About Myself Board Books (Set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $60.31 1 $60.31
Spot Storytelling Puppet and Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46

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