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Mrs. Hole from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Just Like Home

Help me give my students new doll house accessories, toy tools, and dramatic play items so they can feel at home in our classroom.

  • $423 goal

This project expired on May 10, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I spend my days working with 17 amazing preschoolers from many different walks of life. All of my students are from the inner city, and every one of them qualifies for free lunch. Many of them have single-parent households, homeless and a few are foster children.

Most of the children I teach are struggling to get their basic needs met, so to them, the ​school has become a safe place where they know they will get a warm meal.

Although they face many hardships most of us can't even imagine, they come to school every day with a smile on their faces ready to give 100%.

My Project

Dramatic play is by far the most popular center in our classroom. The majority of the children will spend most of their day playing here. I really think that providing them with new doll house furniture and doll accessories like a meal time set and pretend play magic bottles will encourage their creativity and expand their learning thru their play.

Having realistic things to play with will help these children learn to interact with others and how to use their social skills in a positive way.

They will be able to "help" other children by using the little doctor kit. This kit will also help them learn that doctors aren't scary.

Thank you for helping my students develop their social emotional skills and for making school a safe and fun place for them to spend their days.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wooden Dollhouse Furniture • Kaplan Early Learning Company $125.96 1 $125.96
Handyman Tool Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $67.46 1 $67.46
Mealtime Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 1 $19.76
African American Family Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
Caucasian Family Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
Little Doctor Kit (7 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
Asian Family Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
Junior Helpertm Broom Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.36 1 $14.36
Pet Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Pretend Play Magic Baby Bottles (Set of 2) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 1 $11.66

Materials cost

$324.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.42

Total project goal

$422.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.79

3 Donors

-$397.79

Donations toward project cost

-$338.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.67

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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