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Mrs. Hokanson from Cedar Grove WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Pretend in Preschool!

Help me give my students new dramatic play materials such as a mailbox, construction worker vests, and sandwich play sets.

  • $595 goal

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My Students

I teach 4K! These students are the youngest and most eager learners of our school! They enter my classroom with great anticipation each day, hoping to get a first-hand look at what our day has in store! They have an amazing zest for learning and for exploring new and innovative activities every day! This not only makes my heart smile but also drives me to keep on keeping on this crazy path called teaching.

I use a thematic approach to teaching my students and I create learning centers based on early childhood readiness skills.

My students learn primarily through play and hands-on activities. Our room is never quiet because I encourage the kids to use their language during their work and play.

My Project

We need new dramatic play materials such as a mailbox, construction worker vests and sandwich play sets. If my project is funded I plan on setting up three new dramatic play centers for my young learners to explore, learn and have fun with in my classroom. When talking about different community helpers, I would be able to elaborate on three new jobs: construction workers, postal workers, and deli servers.

These are three familiar but different community helpers that would not only allow my little ones to take on these roles in the classroom, but their knowledge of the responsibilities will play an important role when they pretend to be these community workers in our classroom and they use their language skills to act out these roles with each other!

By providing just a few props for these jobs, my students' curiosity will blossom and they will ask questions about these workers and want to pretend to be these workers is in our classroom!

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This project will reach 46 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Construction Worker Costume • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.26 4 $133.04
Let's Play Mailman Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $125.06 1 $125.06
Polka Dot Apron Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.76 2 $39.52
Sandwich Making Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 2 $35.92
Tip & Sip Juice Bottles • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 2 $35.92
Snowy Owl Hand Puppet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $30.56 1 $30.56
Kaplan Condiment Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 1 $26.96
Food Fun - Fill 'Em Up Cups • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 2 $23.32
The Lemonade Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.99 1 $17.99

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