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Ms. Melissa from Brooklyn NY is requesting a classroom visitor through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarteners Want to Meet a Puppeteer!

Help me give my students the opportunity to meet Marty Allen, the puppet maker from Sock Puppet City!

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a dynamic group of fabulous kindergarten students in an​ extremely diverse school in New York. My students love reading funny stories, writing, poetry, creating art, exploring in science, learning new words, building, dancing, singing, playing math games, playing with puppets, and learning new facts. We are obsessed with our composting worm bin!

My class absolutely loves our beloved puppet, Chef Lotsa Words.

He cooks up sight words, poems, vocabulary words, and books each day in his "magic" pot. My students are funny, enthusiastic, inquisitive, compassionate, and sweet.

My Project

My kindergarteners LOVE our classroom puppets. They especially like the puppets made by Marty Allen of Sock Puppet City. He is going to make my students puppets that they can use as a reading buddy! I would love for my students to meet Marty! With your help, Marty can visit our classroom to talk about how he gets his ideas for puppets and to demonstrate how he makes puppets. We can use his photographs from demonstration for our how to writing later in the year! At the end of the presentation, students will be able to pick out a puppet that they can use for in class reading!

Thanks to you, my students will be able to meet a puppeteer and find out more about how to make puppets!

Ms. Melissa
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Visitor Total
Marty Allen $150.00

Visitor cost

$150.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.16

Total project goal

$214.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.41

3 Donors

-$209.12

Donations toward project cost

-$182.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

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$0.00

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