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Mrs. Southwell-Ferguson from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Imagination Is Only the Beginning!

My students need activities that help foster their imagination throughout the day. We need sensory table materials, dramatic play materials, and hands on literacy activities to enrich our morning tubs.

  • $605 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children I work with are very active and are constantly investigating the world around them. My students are mainly Spanish-speaking, so finding ways for them to learn through exploration has become my main goal this school year. Our school is located in Oklahoma in a high poverty area. I work with an amazing group of teachers who have a passion for helping this community.

I want my Pre-K students to come home from school every day, proud of what they have learned and eager to share with their families.

I am the proud teacher of 20 rowdy four and five-years-old children.

My Project

All the world is a laboratory for the inquiring mind.-Martin H Fischer.

I am asking for materials that will help facilitate my young inquiring students as well as build imagination and fine motor skills.

My student will be able to use the dinosaur and other animal figurines along with the sand and sensory beads in our sensory box to create vast landscapes with their imagination. Students will also use the letters to try and build words and find letters that they know throughout their centers. They will be able to use the different career kits in our dramatic play center to act like the adults in their life. The alphabots will go in the block center for them to be exposed to letters along with building creations.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA400X - Soft & Squeezy Animals - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
PP270 - Washable Sensory Balls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP269 - Washable Sensory Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
AC225 - Alpha-Bots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD465 - Doctor’s Office • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Safari Ltd Pets TOOB • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
RE173 - Little Hands Tool Tote • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RE111 - Dino-Dig Excavation Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
EE259 - Tactile Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
BOLEY Monster (15-Pack) Large 7" Toy Dinosaurs Set - Enormous Variety of Authentic Type Plastic Dinosaurs - Great as Dinosaur Party Supplies, Birthday Party Favors, and More • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
SE210 - Sensory Sand Ice Cream Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Ocean Sea Animal, 52 Pack Assorted Mini Vinyl Plastic Animal Toy Set, Funcorn Toys Realistic Under The Sea Life Figure Bath Toy for Child Educational Party Cake Cupcake Topper,Octopus Shark Otter • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Battat Terra Wild Animals In Tube Action Figure Set • Amazon Business $11.22 1 $11.22
MICHLEY 25pcs 0.9" Plastic Frogs Toy Mini Frogs • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
18 Pieces - Complete Set Plus 6 More Adopt a Puppy Dog Figures Dachshund Basset Hound Bull Terrier Jack Russell Dalmatian Black Labrador Yorkshire Boxer Bloodhound Bulldog Poodle Chihuahua Toy • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49

Materials cost

$441.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$514.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.74

Total project goal

$604.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$604.92

2 Donors

-$302.46

Donations toward project cost

-$257.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.37

match offer

-$302.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$257.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.37

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$0.00

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