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Mrs. Dugan from Baltimore MD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Reading Come Alive!

Help me give my students the opportunity to engage in hands on, interactive storytelling! These felt puppets will allow our youngest learners to put their active imaginations to use!

  • $214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am an elementary librarian at two different inner-city Pre-K - 5 schools. There is nothing better than watching my students fall in love with new characters and authors and get swept away in the fictitious worlds those characters inhabit! Books also give them the ability to study real life far beyond our city limits without ever venturing past the walls of our small school community! My students joyfully enter the library excited to see what new books have come in, clamoring to read the next installment in their favorite series, from their favorite author. They are often hungry to find something new they love! There is nothing more rewarding than helping a child find the perfect-for-them book and in turning a non-avid reader into a huge fan!

My Project

These interactive felt puppets will allow our youngest learners to put their vivid imaginations to use!

Nothing creates stronger, lifelong learners than a genuine love for reading!

With familiar stories such as Goldilocks and the Three Little Bears, The Gingerbread Man, The Little Red Hen, and the Very Hungry Caterpillar, students will enjoy retelling some of their favorite stories as well as creating stories of their own!

Help me put those active, eager minds to use, allowing students to harness their natural energy and curiosity, and turn reading into an interactive, hands-on​ experience for hundreds of early elementary learners!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC270X - Storytelling Puppets - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
ZZ394 - Create-A-Scene Felt Board Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Felt Set (14 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $20.66 1 $20.66
Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See Felt Set (11 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
LC263 - Three Little Pigs Storytelling Puppets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LC265 - Gingerbread Man Storytelling Puppets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LC262 - Three Bears Storytelling Puppets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LC261 - Three Billy Goats Gruff Storytelling Puppets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$135.56

Vendor shipping charges

$5.79

State sales tax

$8.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$181.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.03

Total project goal

$213.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$213.54

1 Donor

-$213.54

Donations toward project cost

-$181.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.03

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$0.00

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