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Mrs. Richards from Hayden CO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Play Is The Work Of The Child!

My students need dramatic play items to develop social and emotional wellness!

  • $286 goal

This project expired on December 7, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a rural community of about 2,000 residents. They may not realize it yet, but they are growing and learning in a very supportive and tight-knit community that cares about each of them.

In my classroom, I have 18 kindergartners of varying social, emotional, and academic needs.

They are creative, clever, and spontaneous! They have so much excitement for school and learning; it makes my job so enjoyable! My students are unique individuals with unlimited potential. It is my job to ignite their excitement for learning so they can reach their full potential!

My Project

Dramatic play is an essential component of early childhood development. The items for this project will be used to set up a variety of dramatic play items including a grocery store, pizza shop, and home living area.

When children engage in dramatic play they are learning important social and emotional skills including empathy as they play various characters.

Students who get the opportunity to role play learn essential social skills such as turn taking and sharing. They will also learn valuable financial literacy skills through playing with money as both consumers and entrepreneurs.

Thank you for checking out our project and helping us learn vital life skills through play!

Mrs. Richards
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FA415X - Kid-Safe Appliances - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH919 - Lakeshore Grocery Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Melissa & Doug Top and Bake Wooden Pizza Counter Play Food Set • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery Store Food and Role Play Set (84 Pcs) Toy • Amazon Business $26.03 1 $26.03
Melissa & Doug Spray, Squirt & Squeegee Play Set - Pretend Play Cleaning Set • Amazon Business $17.39 1 $17.39
Melissa & Doug Pizza Party Wooden Play Food Set With 54 Toppings • Amazon Business $16.40 1 $16.40
Melissa & Doug Let's Play House! Grocery Cans Play Food Kitchen Accessory - 10 Stackable Cans With Removable Lids • Amazon Business $9.24 1 $9.24

Materials cost

$197.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.81

Total project goal

$285.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.41

9 Donors

-$251.60

Donations toward project cost

-$221.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.24

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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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