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Ms. Chan from Flushing NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning How to Earn and Save in Pre-K

My students need shoe rack, set of hooks, mesh net and a piggy bank for our dramatic play area.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with an incredible group of diverse kindergarten students. Most of the families are low income families and educational materials are hard to come by.

Early childhood grades have always been something that is very near and dear to my heart.

There are so many different cultures and personalities, but the one thing that my students all have in common is that they all love to learn and work together as a classroom community. They each have a lot to offer and share.

My Project

A mesh net, a shoe rack hanger, set of hooks and a piggy bank will be a great addition to our dramatic play area. Financial literacy really starts at a young age. With these mesh net, I plan to build a little banking area in our dramatic play. Using the shoe rack hanger, I will show my students how to sort bills, coins and other "customer information". The piggy bank will be the center piece of our play bank. Students in pre-kindergarten generally learn through play. By building a bank within our dramatic play area, it will allow my students to start comprehending how adults utilize money in their everyday life.

One of the most wonderful aspects of Pre-K is the idea of starting small.

This is the age group where we can introduce life long skills and the ability to recognize important emotions that will help enable them to become contributing citizens in the future.

Ms. Chan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HUSAN New Great Gift Toy for Children Kids Code Electronic Piggy Banks Mini ATM Electronic Save Money Coin Bank Coin Box For children fun toy • Amazon Business $20.55 2 $41.10
Over the Door Shoe & Accessory Organizer with 24 Oversized Pockets, Oxford Fabric Reinforced Storage Hang on Standard Doors with 4 Hooks, Black • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Baby Mosquito Net, Galaxy Canopy For Baby and Kid Cover the Crib or Kid bed • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Command Wire Hooks Value Pack, Small, White, 9-Hooks (17067-9ES) • Amazon Business $6.94 3 $20.82
OOK 50330 Jumbo Swag Hook with Hardware, White • Amazon Business $4.26 1 $4.26

Materials cost

$130.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$162.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.61

Total project goal

$190.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.71

1 Donor

-$95.36

Donations toward project cost

-$81.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.30

match offer

-$95.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$81.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.30

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$0.00

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