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Ms. Barrett from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oral Language Development, The Three Pigs, and Construction

Help me give my students a real life experience in our classroom and help develop their oral language through play.

  • $461 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach at a Title I school in the Houston area that reaches about 700 students' lives. We have bilingual and ESL classes. We provide free breakfast for 100% of our students. Each morning teachers have breakfast with their students in the classroom. It is imperative to teach the whole child. The students come to school ready to learn and for some this is the most enriching and interactive environment they have had the opportunity to experience.

I am fortunate enough to run the Oral Language Lab at my school.

My classroom focuses on developing vocabulary, oral language, social skills, reading, writing, and expression through rich children's literature, adult authored dramatizations, music, centers, and play.

My Project

I will be creating a Home Depot dramatic play in my oral and written language lab, in combination with The Three Little Pigs dramatic play and story basket. The Three Little Pigs combined with the construction theme will allot my students a real world scenario experience along with strong children's literature to promote oral language development in my classroom. We will be acting out the story, learning about blueprints, construction, and measuring in the dramatic play centers. These supplies will help my ESL students gain this real life experience, as well as develop new language they would otherwise be lacking.

Ms. Barrett
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
50 Piece Wooden Modern Town Train Set with Accessories, Comes in A Clear Container, Compatible with All Major Brands • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
iPlay, iLearn Heavy Duty Construction Site Play Set, Collectible Model Vehicles, Metal Tractor Toy, Dump Truck, Excavator, Digger, Compact Gift Toy for 3, 4, 5 Year Olds, Toddlers, Boys, Kids • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
KIDAMI Deluxe 52 Piece Kids Toy Tool Set, Construction Tool Sets Pretend Play Toys with a Handy Storage Bag • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Learning Resources Play Tape Measure, 3 Feet Long, Construction Toy, Ages 4+ • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
BLACK+DECKER Jr. My First Tool Box - 14 Piece Set • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Melissa & Doug Wooden Town Play Set (Vehicles, Wooden Streetscape, Sturdy Wooden Construction, Storage Tray, 32 Pieces, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, 5 Year Olds and Up) • Amazon Business $20.82 1 $20.82
Imagination Generation Little Professionals Wooden Character Set (15 pieces) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
STEAM Life Kids Tool Set for Toddlers Age 3 4 5 6 7 Year Old Boy Toys - 23 pc Tool Box Set Toy Tools for Kids • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Block City • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
Look at That Building!: A First Book of Structures (Exploring Our Community) • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
When I Build With Blocks • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Three Pigs • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
My Big Wimmelbook―At the Construction Site • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Building a House (Mulberry Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Three Little Pigs • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
How a House Is Built • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
No Lie, Pigs (and Their Houses) Can Fly!: The Story of the Three Little Pigs as Told by the Wolf (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
The Three Cabritos • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Teacher Created Materials - TIME For Kids Informational Text: Homes Around the World - Grade 1 - Guided Reading Level I • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
The Three Little Pigs • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Goldilocks and the Three Bears • Amazon Business $3.92 1 $3.92

Materials cost

$341.99

Vendor shipping charges

$13.97

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$391.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.02

Total project goal

$460.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$460.11

2 Donors

-$404.59

Donations toward project cost

-$391.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$55.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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