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Ms. Tania from Champaign IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mi Casa, My Classroom

Help me give my students opportunities for using and seeing their cultures represented in the classroom during play activities and within their classroom environment.

  • $237 goal

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My Project

I love that I get to teach in a Dual-Language classroom and with a diverse set of students from a variety of home cultures from throughout Latin America. It is important for my students to see themselves and their home cultures represented in the materials throughout the classroom, but especially in dramatic play, where they can explore items and scenarios that are familiar to them.

Engaging with familiar materials allows for more authentic and meaningful experiences because students will make connections with their peers and teachers through play.

Sharing a similar background and Spanish language with my Dual-Language allows us to connect during play, daily interactions, and within the classroom environment, which in turn help develop more meaningful relationships and community. We will be making play food items, such as tortillas and pupusas, with the felt so that students may play for months to come. The addition of these materials will enhance the multicultural and culturally-representative items already in use and help provide even more meaningful experiences for my students.

Ms. Tania
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SUNINCANS Guayabera Cotton Formal Shirt for Boys Traditional Latin Hispanic Events (White, 8) • Amazon Business $32.50 1 $32.50
Girls Dress World National Mexican Style Costume for Carnival Festival Birthday Party Dress • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
BLUSA HUIPIL DE NIÑA, color Negro. Huipil 100% Oaxaqueño. CADENILLA COLORES. Talla 8 años. MEXICO • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
Acrylic Felt Sheet 9” X 12”: 25 PCS, Tan • Amazon Business $21.80 1 $21.80
Del Mex Woven Rebozo Style Mexican Table Runner Scarf (Black) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Authentic Artisanal Mexican Molinillo Hot Chocolate Frother (SMALL CUP SIZE) - Handmade Premium Mexican Hot Chocolate Wooden Whisk - Traditional Mexican Hot Chocolate Whisk - Molinillo de Chocolate • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Large Plastic Papel Picado Banner - 15 Feet Long - Two Designs to Choose from (2 Pack, All Occasions) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Anley Latin America 20 Countries String Flags - Assorted Latino Flag Banners for International Events Conference Party Decoration Sports Bars - 30 Ft 20 Flags • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95

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