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Ms. Howland from Providence RI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Play Play Play!

My students need a dramatic play area in the classroom. Dramatic play in the classroom is essential for young learners. Students benefit from imaginary play because it allows them to express their emotions and feelings.

  • $470 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in an urban school setting that serves a diverse population of students. Half of the student population is bilingual and 100% of the students receives free or reduced lunch. Since our school services a very high population of economically disadvantaged families who face many unique challenges, the staff at the school partner with families to not only support students academic needs but social and emotional as well.

My students love to learn and look forward to coming to school every day.

They love to role play and interact with their peers.

My students range in grades from kindergarten to 2nd grade and have varying disabilities. They have poor self-regulation skills and are very impulsive. My students would benefit from social-emotional learning opportunities.

My Project

My students need a dramatic play area in the classroom. Dramatic play in the classroom is essential for young learners. Students benefit from imaginary play because it allows them to express their emotions and feelings. It also allows many academic opportunities. This will allow them to learn and practice empathy, social skills, and storytelling. The use of the kitchen set and career costumes will allow for authentic experiences during play.

This area will provide purposeful play that will incorporate all subjects.

My students will learn to better cooperate with each other as a result of the dramatic play area. The dramatic play area will enrich the lives of my students for many years to come.

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

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teamson Kids Little Chef Wooden Toy Play Kitchen with Accessories - Burlywood • Amazon Business $72.70 1 $72.70
Aeromax My 1st Career Gear complete set of quality career oriented role play - 1CGA • Amazon Business $62.44 1 $62.44
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Teaching Cash Register • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Melissa & Doug Jumbo Extra-Thick Cardboard Building Blocks - 40 Blocks in 3 Sizes • Amazon Business $29.89 1 $29.89
Learning Resources Teaching Telephone • Amazon Business $25.77 1 $25.77
Melissa & Doug 22-Piece Play Kitchen Accessories Set - Utensils, Pot, Pans, and More • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Fun Little Toys 128PCs Play Food for Kids, Play Kitchen Accessories Pretend Food Toy Set with Plastic Fruits and Vegetables for Toddlers • Amazon Business $22.45 1 $22.45
Learning Resources New Sprouts Fix It!, 6 Pieces • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Dragon Too EVA Foam Building Blocks And Stacking Blocks -Non Toxic- 150 Pcs Creative And Educational- With Reusable zippered Bag • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Durable Kids Doctor Kit with Electronic Stethoscope and 12 Medical Doctor's Equipment, Packed in a Sturdy Gift Case • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set - 100 Blocks in 4 Colors and 9 Shapes • Amazon Business $19.69 1 $19.69
Little Treasures Play Chopping Kitchen toy colorful cutting food playset includes easy to cut apple, kiwi, grapefruit, lemon, banana, pear, strawberry Fasten and reattach easily for easy slicing • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39

Materials cost

$363.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$398.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.36

Total project goal

$469.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$469.09

15 Donors

-$414.68

Donations toward project cost

-$356.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.45

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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