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Mrs. M. from Houston TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Have Fun Talking

The cost of these supplies is $1037, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,059 goal

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I am a kindergarten teacher in a new building with a diverse class, students from our local Houston area, as well as students from the Katrina Hurricane. Conversation and expressing oneself is powerful when students feel comfortable in doing so. I would like to promote the children's ability to communicate, by adding some extra hands-on activities for the students to manipulate. I would like to have multicultural puppets, alphabet puppets and things for centers, just to name a few. These things will allow students to develop storytelling skills and relate to real life experiences. The students will be sooooo excited about learning with these new activities to encourage their communication! Thank You,

Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1273 - Learn the Alphabet Puppet Set • Lakeshore Learning $169.00 1 $169.00
AA315 - Let?s Pretend Stage & Store • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
FX673 - Holidays & Celebrations Photo Book Serie • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
TT190X - Let?s Talk! Multicultural Puppets S • Lakeshore Learning $49.50 1 $49.50
RE143 - Native American Literature Set • Lakeshore Learning $42.50 1 $42.50
LDA179 - Indestructible Kitchen Playset • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
LA827 - Lakeshore Puppet Tree • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
LCW57 - Stand for Housecleaning Set • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
LC1276 - Stand for Alphabet Puppets • Lakeshore Learning $39.00 1 $39.00
LC55 - Super Housecleaning Set • Lakeshore Learning $37.50 1 $37.50
FA420X - Kid-Safe Appliances - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
RE219 - Best-Buy Classroom Grocery Set • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FV526 - Fruit & Vegetable Cut-Ups • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RE219 - Best-Buy Classroom Grocery Set • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DC651 - Pop-Up Toaster Playset • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
AZ985 - Push-Button Play Phone • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
LA921 - Lakeshore Jumbo Colored Pencils • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 6 $53.70

Materials cost

$754.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$868.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$190.58

Total project goal

$1,058.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,058.76

1 Donor

-$998.41

Donations toward project cost

-$869.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$129.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$61.35

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$0.00

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