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Mrs. DeFrancisco from Milwaukee WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’s Go Shopping!

My students need the Melissa and Doug Freestanding Wooden Fresh Mart Grocery Store Role Play Toy, play food sets, and the Toy Shopping Cart!

  • $994 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my third year teaching at a Charter school in an urban setting. This year my classroom will be a mixed-age group of K4 and K5 students. This year is so important as it sets the foundation for their love of learning. It is also important because we work so hard on developing strong social and emotional skills that will carry over into the rest of their lives. In this room we build character, positive self-esteem, and a growth mindset. Students in this classroom will learn through play-based centers that focus on their specific interests and goals.

My Project

I’m requesting materials for my students to learn financial literacy through pretend play. I will use the Freestanding Wooden Fresh Mart Grocery Store Role Play Toy along with the Little Shoppers Grocery Set in our dramatic play area. Students can take turns being shoppers and store clerks at the pretend grocery store. They will be able to scan their items and use the Learning Resources Pretend and Play Teaching Cash Register as they pay for their groceries.

My students love role-playing and will be learning about money in a fun way.

Thank you in advance for your support. It means so much to the students!

Mrs. DeFrancisco
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Freestanding Wooden Fresh Mart Grocery Store Role Play Toy • Amazon Business $186.25 1 $186.25
PP111 - Real-Size Classroom Food Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
DD150X - Magnetic Math Manipulatives Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Melissa & Doug Toy Shopping Cart With Sturdy Metal Frame • Amazon Business $47.49 1 $47.49
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Teaching Cash Register • Amazon Business $42.49 1 $42.49
GG271 - Let’s Pretend Restaurant Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR897 - Let’s Go Shopping Fruit Basket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR898 - Let’s Go Shopping Bread Basket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR899 - Let’s Go Shopping Meat, Fish & Cheese Basket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR896 - Let’s Go Shopping Vegetable Basket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery Store Food and Role Play Companion Set (84 Pcs) Toy • Amazon Business $26.12 1 $26.12
FF303 - Little Shoppers! Grocery Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RR959 - Let’s Go Shopping Grocery Baskets - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Melissa & Doug Triple-Layer Party Cake Wooden Play Food Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
TW106 - Pizza Party Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Wooden Cookie Play Food Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Wooden Sandwich-Making Set • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Melissa & Doug Felt Food Sandwich Play Food Set (33 pcs) • Amazon Business $16.39 1 $16.39
Melissa & Doug Pizza Party Wooden Play Food Set With 54 Toppings • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Melissa & Doug Frozen Treats Playset • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
DD321 - Counting Money Puzzles - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Pretend-to-Spend Wallet Play • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
6 pcs Carton Wooden Play Eggs Assembling Toy For Kids Gift Play Pre-school Educational Toy Kitchen Food • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Learning Resources Cash 'N' Carry Wallet • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49

Materials cost

$802.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$844.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.96

Total project goal

$993.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$993.04

2 Donors

-$198.61

Donations toward project cost

-$168.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.79

match offer

-$794.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$675.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.16

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$0.00

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