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Mrs. Collins from Youngstown OH is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Play

My students need materials in the pretend play area to enable them to imagine, fantasize, and pretend. This allows the children to engage verbally and nonverbally with others, work through feelings, and build a positive self-concept.

  • $311 goal

This project expired on December 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year as a preschool teacher in a wonderful, welcoming school district. I get to work with four and five year old students who are eager to learn through play based learning experiences.

I have opportunity to watch the children grow into scientists, explorers, or whatever they would like to be, and I hold myself accountable for ensuring the students have all of the materials they need to be successful.

My students come from diverse backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, races, and cultures. Despite the challenges that my students face, they enter our classroom with a smile and eagerness to learn.

My Project

This project will allow my students to participate in imaginative play, express their thoughts and feelings, and build a positive self concept as they are learning through dramatic play. The students will be able to build their literacy skills by engaging in verbal communications through play with their dress-up and house materials. The materials will help the students to advance in their imaginative play and learning without even realizing it through the use of the costumes, cleaning set, and telephone. These materials will allow my students to express their creativity, and advance their communication and social skills while playing collaboratively. These new materials will help the students to build a foundation for learning throughout the rest of their lives.

Mrs. Collins
Grades PreK-2
  • E J Blott Elementary School
  • Youngstown, OH
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 13 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dexter Occupation Costumes, Set of 10 • Amazon Business $172.29 1 $172.29
Learning Resources Teaching Telephone • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
Play22 Kids Cleaning Set 12 Piece - Toy Cleaning Set Includes Broom, Mop, Brush, Dust Pan, Duster, Sponge, Clothes, Spray, Bucket, Caution Sign, - Toy Kitchen Toddler Cleaning Set - Original • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$230.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$263.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.54

Total project goal

$310.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$310.26

4 Donors

-$156.61

Donations toward project cost

-$144.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$140.13

Match offers toward project cost

-$119.11

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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