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Mrs. Murphy from Sapulpa OK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Play-Part 2

My students need a pretend stove and hutch for my dramatic play center.

  • $627 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a full-day class of twenty, pre-k children who are four and five years old. Included in my class are mainstreamed special education children. I teach in a Title 1 school with ninety percent of the students receiving free and reduced-price breakfasts and lunches. Our school is a high poverty school.

My students are very curious and eager to learn but they are only able to sit still for short periods of time.

Pre-K students learn best by being able to work in active centers where they can manipulate materials.

My Project

I want to purchase a kitchen set consisting of a stove and a hutch for my dramatic play center. My pre-k students all love to play in the pretend center. "Play is the highest form of research." - Albert Einstein.

"Play is the work of childhood." Jean Piaget.

Play is a very important part of the day when students get to use their imaginations as they practice their language, literacy and social skills. This is also a significant time for learning social cues, getting along with others and problem solving, as my regular ed and special ed children interact and work together cooperatively to learn the skills of play.

Mrs. Murphy
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
LC326 - Lakeshore Hardwood Hutch Cabinet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
LC327 - Lakeshore Hardwood Stove • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00

Materials cost

$458.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.33

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$532.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.92

Total project goal

$626.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$626.12

1 Donor

-$313.06

Donations toward project cost

-$266.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.96

match offer

-$313.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$266.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.96

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$0.00

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