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  • $1,128 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Kindergarteners Need Home Center For Active Play

The cost of interactive play supplies such as a play food set, kitchen set, and play tool belt from Kaplan Early Learning Company and Teacher's Supply Store is $1128, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am writing this proposal in hopes of replacing a home center that I lost due to Hurricane Katrina. Interactive play to 5 year olds are life long lessons. They learn to share and work together. Leadership potential is brought out as well as social skills through oral expression. Students emulate roles at home which can be insightful to a teacher who may be having problems with a student. Students in K learn through play. Having pretend foods and dress up clothes teaches skills such as food groups and gender roles. A tool center allows for creativity through building. Many of the students are in single parent households and through role play activities they can be exposed to family life with two parents. The home center I would like to replace would have a stove, sink, microwave, dishes, pretend food, table, a baby doll center, dress up clothes, and a tool set. All of these skills are so important to 5 year olds who learn social skills through interactive play. Also real toys which make no sounds when being played with and require imagination can enhance learning of math and reading skills.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carolina Line -- Kitchen Unit - Refrigerator • Kaplan Early Learning Company $137.56 1 $137.56
Carolina Line -- Kitchen Unit - Range • Kaplan Early Learning Company $127.24 1 $127.24
Carolina Line -- Kitchen Unit - Sink • Kaplan Early Learning Company $125.52 1 $125.52
White Round Kitchen Table with 2 Matching Chairs • Kaplan Early Learning Company $120.36 1 $120.36
Classroom Play Food Set • Teacher's School Supply $114.95 1 $114.95
Dramatic Play Hats (set of 7) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.96 1 $42.96
Maple Doll High Chair • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.38 1 $40.38
19" Kaplan Kids - Caucasian Girl • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.48 1 $27.48
Deluxe Kitchen Set (71 pcs.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Pretend & Play Work Belt Tool Set • Teacher's School Supply $24.95 1 $24.95
13" Newborn Babies - Hispanic • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16

Materials cost

$804.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$924.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$202.95

Total project goal

$1,127.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,127.50

4 Donors

-$989.58

Donations toward project cost

-$925.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$138.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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