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Mrs. Flores-Acosta from Sacramento CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life in the Forest

Help me give my students forest puppets to role play animals that live in the forest. This will allow them to recreate what they are learning and bring the forest animals to life.

  • $374 goal

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My Students

My students are a wonderful group of 3, 4, and 5 year old children whose lack of financial standing should not prevent them from having the opportunity to explore and learn about temperate coniferous forests of Northern California.

Our classroom is vibrant and full of energy.

My students are young and excited to learn about the world. They take new information and find a way to make it their own. Hands on opportunity is the best way for my students to learn. They find joy in learning about everything. My job is to continue to keep the joy alive.

My Project

Puppets help children understand the world around them, my students will be able to use the puppet and small forest animals to create their own forest environment

Puppets can increase children's communication and social skills by providing structured opportunities to interact with the puppets.

Children can also practice these skills by using puppets to interact with other children.

The use of puppets and small forest toys will bring the forest to life in our classroom as the students learn about the temperate coniferous forests of Northern California and how important it is to protect our natural environment.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nature's Accents: Trees and Bushes for Block Play - Set of 14 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $32.36 2 $64.72
Gray Squirrel • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.26 1 $42.26
Beaver Hand Puppet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Snowy Owl Hand Puppet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.29 1 $33.29
North American Wildlife Minis (Set of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.56 2 $25.12
Small Moose Hand Puppet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.26 1 $24.26
Baby Black Bear Hand Puppet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.99 1 $17.99
Wolf Hand Puppet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.16 1 $16.16

Materials cost

$259.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$317.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.02

Total project goal

$373.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$373.45

6 Donors

-$245.91

Donations toward project cost

-$214.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.26

Matching donations from our partners

-$120.91

Match offers toward project cost

-$102.77

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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