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Mrs. Lewis from Orange CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pots, Pans, Dishes and Food Oh-My!

Help me give my students enhance their dramatic play housekeeping area by adding pots and pans, dishes and food!

  • $285 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My transitional kindergarten students are at the very beginning of their educational career in my class. I like to think of my class as the engine of the school, not the caboose! The youngest learners are certainly getting their Smart Start by spending the first year of a two year kindergarten experience in my classroom.

The TK students spend their day sharing their curiosity, imagination, creativity and personalities with one another.

TK students are the most fun; no TK day is ever the same! Our class is never quiet. We are a ball full of ideas and energy. You may think we are playing, but we are actually learning!

My Project

TK students need materials to interact in their dramatic play "housekeeping" area. By adding pots, pans, dishes and food students will have the opportunity to act out cooking, serving, eating, and various roles.

Pretend play is essential to many skills developed in TK such as empathy, social emotional, oral language, and problem solving.

Imaginative play has a direct impact on the cognitive development of children at the 4-5yr range. It encourages children to express their emotions and play out their ideas. By providing the essentials for a rich dramatic play area students are sure to make gains in their learning!

Mrs. Lewis
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LDA179 - Indestructible Kitchen Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Pizza and Sandwich Shop • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
HH642 - Indestructible Pots & Pans Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Slice & Toss Salad Play Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
Wooden Birthday Party Cake Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96
Toy Condiment Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.41 1 $14.41
Stir & Serve Cooking Utensils (6-Piece Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.01 1 $11.01

Materials cost

$191.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.74

Total project goal

$284.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$284.95

4 Donors

-$281.42

Donations toward project cost

-$242.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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