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Mrs. Sanabria from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Imagination Play in Kindergarten

Help me give my students items that provide them the opportunity to socialize with their peers. Items such as magna tiles & stem kits, along with dramatic play toys, will allow my students to use their imaginations!

  • $405 goal

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My Students

I have 28 kindergarten students who are so full of life. They come in every day so eager to learn. They are the most deserving students. They are incredibly sweet and are always think of others. I want to give something back to them that will not only help them grow academically, but socially as well. The school I work at is a high-poverty rate. Many of my students do not have items at home that will allow them discover and use their imagination. They do not have opportunities to work together outside of school. How great would it be if my students can learn and grow together.

My Project

My kinder students will use the items during our playtime. I am requesting items such as building materials, a doctor's kit and even play kitchen items. These will allow the students to discover and use their imagination. Having these items will also allow my students more opportunities to interact with one another while practicing their language skills. While students are having playtime, they will acquire skills such as sharing, working together, problem solving, math and language skills and so many other skills that they will use every single day inside and outside of school. It's important that students are given chances to work with one another and discover the world on through interactive play. It's so amazing to see my students open up in ways I never thought possible. It's all thanks to playtime being brought back into the classroom.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Fold & Go Wooden Dollhouse • Amazon Business $44.13 1 $44.13
ETI Toys | STEM Learning | Original 101 Piece Educational Construction Engineering Building Blocks Set for 3, 4 and 5+ Year Old Boys & Girls | Creative Fun Kit | Best Toy Gift for Kids Ages 3yr - 6yr • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
GLOUE Magnetic Blocks, Building Blocks,Magnetic Toy Contain Square, Triangle, Large Triangle Magnets Toys for Girls & Boys - Deluxe Set (64pcs) (All Building Blocks) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Bristle Blocks by Battat – The Official Bristle Blocks – 128 Pieces in a Bucket – Creativity Building Toys for Dexterity and Fine Motricity – BPA Free 2 years + • Amazon Business $28.75 1 $28.75
Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Pet Vet Play Set, Animal & People Play Sets, Helps Children Develop Empathy, 24 Pieces, 10.5" H x 13.5" W x 3.5" L • Amazon Business $26.09 1 $26.09
Play Food Set for Kids & Toy Food for Pretend Play - Huge 125 Piece Play Kitchen Set with Childrens Educational Food Toys for Toddlers Inspires Imagination - Fake Plastic Foods for Cooking (Edition 1) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Melissa & Doug Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle Set - Solar System and Underwater (2 x 3 feet each) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Educational Insights Frankie's Food Truck Fiasco Game • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug 7-Piece Poseable Wooden Doll Family for Dollhouse (2-4 inches each) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
KidKraft 27pc Cookware Set - Pastel • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Melissa & Doug Wooden Stamp Set, Favorite Things - 26 Wooden Stamps, 4-Color Stamp Pad • Amazon Business $14.78 1 $14.78
Disney Classic Characters Matching Game • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Melissa & Doug Puffy Sticker Activity Book: Day of Glamour - 196 Reusable Stickers • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Melissa & Doug Puffy Sticker Play Set: Cool Careers Activity Book - 100 Reusable Stickers • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Melissa & Doug Pet Shop Puffy Sticker Set With 115 Reusable Stickers • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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