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Ms. Thompson from Springfield IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Play

My students need dramatic learning tools to help develop and foster their social emotional learning skills.

  • $295 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher of such diverse and young learners, it is extremely important to foster their love of learning. It is within this love of learning that my students develop a sense of belonging to our community and being an important part of our classroom. My students love working together to make our classroom more than just tables, chairs, and a couple of rugs. Our classroom is much more than that.

Our classroom is a room full of endless opportunities for my students to learn how to read, write, and be the best version of themselves.

My students come into our classroom at the start of the year with little to no academic background. But with the right tools and their desire to learn, their foundation begins to grow and skills and strategies are applied, creating our strong readers and writers. Their excitement to learn and the growth they show throughout the year is one of the most rewarding parts of my job as their kindergarten teacher.

My Project

The materials and supplies I am requesting for my students will help foster their social and emotional learning skills. Students will learn how to take care of others and animals when using the doctor and veterinarian kits. Students will also learn how to "make" food while working at a pizza parlor with the pizza kit, as well as working at a grocery store using money with the cash register!

All of these supplies will help my students learn to work together, share, take turns, and show kindness towards one another as they work and play in a positive learning environment.

Ms. Thompson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR634 - Let’s Go Shopping! Cash Register • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LA427 - Best-Buy Kitchen Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP718 - Classroom Vet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
DD465 - Doctor’s Office • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA815 - Pretend & Play Mailbox • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RE173 - Little Hands Tool Tote • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TW106 - Pizza Party Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$216.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.15

Total project goal

$294.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$294.33

5 Donors

-$285.51

Donations toward project cost

-$250.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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