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Ms. Politte from Hazelwood MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Them See Themselves Shine in Everything!

Help me give my students a chance to see themselves in their learning with Block Play People.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders come into the school year full of huge smiles, a few tears, and a plethora of hope. We are located in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. Our students are blessed to have a classroom full of diversity. Six of my students are English language learners while the other half of the class is mixed between black and white students.

Each culture, each child has something to teach the other.

While more than 80 percent of my students are considered low income, we strive for stability and comfort during school hours. We learn from one another, we depend on each other, and we become a family for the incredible 10 months that we are lucky to spend together.

My Project

These simple toys will give my 6-year-old students the play they deserve. The objects and manipulatives, such as Block Play People, will give familiarity to see themselves in their imaginations and creativity.

These toys represent their families, their images, and their amazingness.

Please help them create the incredible. Let their love of school start now. My students come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, they need to be able to feel at home in their classroom. They should be able to see, hear, and discuss themselves with one another comfortably. Learning from each other is a huge benefit that they have while spending time together and playing.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA202 - Lakeshore Block Play People - Asian Family • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
AA201 - Lakeshore Block Play People - Caucasian Family • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
AA203 - Lakeshore Block Play People - Hispanic Family • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
AA205 - Lakeshore Block Play People - African American Family • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HBGB5517Hasbro Play-Doh Classic 4 Pack • AKJ Education $4.00 5 $20.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$119.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.78

Total project goal

$178.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.54

4 Donors

-$178.54

Donations toward project cost

-$151.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.78

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$0.00

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