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Mrs. Telfer from North Miami FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Language Comes Alive With Puppets!

Help me give my students a Fairy Tales STEAM kit and puppets to increase their creativity and literacy skills!

  • $893 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are phenomenal! I am a co-teacher in a kindergarten, first and second grade class. The students are energetic and full of zeal. They are eager to learn. I teach in an inclusion class which has general education students as well as students with special needs. I love to create interactive activities that stimulate their minds.

I want language to come alive for my students!

I want to create a puppet theater in the classroom where students will write their own stories and plays and then act them out.

My Project

The students will use their imagination to write stories and plays. They will have a chance to act them out using puppets in our puppet theater. The STEAM puppets will be used to incorporate science into our stories. We will dabble in the various genes creating fairy tales, fables, realistic fiction as well as non-fiction based on their lives. The multicultural puppets will help by creating stories about various cultural holidays. We love to celebrate each other and where we come from!

Puppets are not only for play!

We will also create our own puppets and use them to create a time line of our year. Students will use the pipe cleaners, glitter glue, wiggly eyes and puppet forms to create individual puppets. My students will absolutely love to create and act out their stories!

Mrs. Telfer
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KT7049 - Fairy Tales STEAM Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $350.00 1 $350.00
RR650X - Let’s Talk! Kid Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
AA619 - Collage Puppets - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 6 $101.94
TT190X - Let’s Talk! Multicultural Puppets Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
61737-1072-Creativity Street Glitter Glue Pens - Classroom Pack of 72 • Blick Art Materials $29.55 1 $29.55
65308-1500-Roylco Assorted Felt Shapes - Pkg of 500 • Blick Art Materials $8.39 2 $16.78
61461-0500-Creativity Street Wiggle Eyes - Assorted Colors and Sizes, Pkg of 500 • Blick Art Materials $13.39 1 $13.39
61466-1001-Creativity Street Big Box Pipe Cleaners - 12", Assorted Colors, Pkg of 150 • Blick Art Materials $5.91 1 $5.91

Materials cost

$717.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$758.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$133.82

Total project goal

$892.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$892.15

1 Donor

-$892.15

Donations toward project cost

-$758.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$133.82

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$0.00

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