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Mrs. Shepard from Columbia SC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Skills Through Dramatic Play

My students need dress up clothes and baby dolls for dramatic play.

  • $512 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A big challenge facing our students today is getting along with others. Some students only see positive interaction among peers in the school setting.

I have 19 five and six year old students in my class with a large population of Hispanics.

This is just the third day of class, but it is an active little group of kids that will be working on community building (living and working together). The majority of the students at my school are at the poverty level qualifying for free/reduce meals.

My Project

Through the use of the dress-up clothes and baby dolls they will have the opportunity to explore dramatic play in a more "life-like" situation. In addition, we have created dramas in the past in which the dress up clothes would be beneficial for costuming.

Currently I do not have any baby dolls in my classroom.

I think they are beneficial for the students to be able to roll model nurturing skills. I have asked for multi-cultural dolls because our school is very diverse.

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP426 - Grandma's Dress-Up Trunk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
PP427 - Grandpa's Dress-Up Trunk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
DD470X - Lakeshore Washable Baby Dolls - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $74.99 1 $74.99

Materials cost

$372.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.74

Total project goal

$511.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.62

4 Donors

-$255.81

Donations toward project cost

-$217.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.37

match offer

-$255.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$217.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.37

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$0.00

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