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  • $543 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Romanczyk
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

I Can Be Anything! Community Costumes for K2 Dramatic Play

My students need costumes for our Dramatization Center and a way to store them to keep things neat and orderly.

My Students

I teach in a very large urban district. My school educates students from grades K0 through 8th grade. Over 65% of our student population is at a low socioeconomic level and therefore qualify for free lunches. My students are 5 and 6 years of age and come from a wide range of backgrounds. I teach in an inclusion classroom, therefore some of my students are on education plans tailored to their individual needs. As teachers, we tend to get pretty creative in finding ways to provide our students with powerful learning experiences. I am hoping with DonorsChoose, I can do just that.

My Project

Like most K2 classroom, my students participate in Center Time and Dramatization is one of our favorites! A large part of our curriculum focuses on community (our school, neighborhood, and the world). In the Dramatization Center, students are able to pretend they are community members and act out experiences (from being a mom or dad cooking dinner in the kitchen to being a firefighter or police officer working in the neighborhood). I would like to provide my students with a richer learning experience within this center by giving them access to community costumes (currently, we do not have any dress-up materials). They will be able to dress up as different members of the community as they pretend to be different people. Research has shown dramatic play not only has social and emotional benefits, but intellectual and physical benefits as well. With these costumes (and furniture- we need a storage unit to help keep our Dramatization Center neat and organized), my students will have a more concrete experience with understanding the people in our community.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brand New World Community Helper Dramatic Dress Ups Collection - Set of 8 costumes • Amazon Business $224.02 1 $224.02
Guidecraft See and Store Dress-Up Center - Natural G98102 • Amazon Business $162.99 1 $162.99
Melissa & Doug Deluxe Band Set • Amazon Business $37.95 1 $37.95

Materials cost

$424.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$461.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.41

Total project goal

$542.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$542.74

3 Donors

-$516.27

Donations toward project cost

-$461.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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