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Ms. Martin from Ansonia CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Imaginations Grow!

My students need toys for their dramatic play center to strengthen social skills.

  • $1,826 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 24 eager kindergarteners who love to learn. Every day is an adventure for them and they love gaining new knowledge to further their educational careers. They come from an area with limited resources and don't have a lot of things that many kids take for granted. Reading is huge in kindergarten and my students love to read however they have many other interests such as math and science. They are so enthusiastic and I enjoy every day that I get to append with them.

My Project

My school is in a district which is a very low income district. Many of these students do not get the toys at home that are needed to help them develop socially. I am asking for these toys for a dramatic play center in order to help my students learn how to interact with their peers in a positive manner. By providing tools for social interaction, students will be able to work with partners and use their imagination. Imagination is extremely important in every area of academics. This will allow my students to develop a larger vocabulary when it comes to reading and writing. I thank you very much for your generous donations!

Ms. Martin
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC890X - Lakeshore Career Costume Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00
AA824 - Lakeshore Hardwood Super Garage • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
DG547 - Magna-Tiles® - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.99 1 $129.99
HH990X - Soft & Safe Families - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
RR900X - Let’s Go Shopping Food Baskets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
DD470X - Lakeshore Washable Baby Dolls - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $74.99 1 $74.99
PP490 - Giant Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
PP491 - Giant Clear-View Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
AX20 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $56.99 1 $56.99
FA415X - Kid-Safe Appliances - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LM365 - Best-Buy Play Food Assortment • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA427 - Best-Buy Kitchen Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP723 - Real-Working Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
PP239 - Super-Fun Marble Run - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG932 - Mini Hardwood Vehicles - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PX2020 - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 10-Color Set - Pints • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
LA712 - Bright Giant Washable Color Ink Pads - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
LL238 - Phonemic Awareness Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
RE173 - Little Hands Tool Tote • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
AZ985 - Push-Button Play Phone • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$1,499.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,551.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$273.84

Total project goal

$1,825.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,825.62

2 Donors

-$1,825.62

Donations toward project cost

-$1,551.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$273.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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