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Ms. Gifford from Baltimore MD is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pre-K Learning Through Play!

My students need engaging and diverse center time materials for all students!

  • $217 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Pre-K students come from a high poverty community! We are located in an inner city of a large city of Maryland and have 500 students in our school. Students in Pre-K are at a disadvantage with the amount of math and language arts materials.

Pre-K is the time for students to become engaged in learning and learn how to be creators, explorers, artists, dreamers, scholars, heroes and world changers.

My students are actively engaged every day in purposeful play to learn about the world around them and how to change it!

My Project

Between 4 and 5 years, Pre-K students discover they share similar interests and seek out kids like them. They discuss, negotiate and strategize to create elaborate play scenes; take turns; and work together toward mutual goals.

Play is an important part of children's learning and development.

When they’re learning and playing with joy, then it’s a positive experience. They develop a positive approach to learning

These materials that I am requesting are classroom basic for any Pre-K classroom that have their students learn through play. Each component of this project will help students have defined, diverse centers that they will get to go to each day. Students will be able to create an engineering project with the blocks, create a story or draw what they have learned with the paint cups, paint brush and paper. Students will get to enjoy the old classic fairy tales during library center as well as enjoy creating their own music with our instrument center!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1410 - 10-Player Rhythm Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
BC302 - Tabletop Hardwood Blocks - Master Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC656 - Extra 18" Art Paper Roll • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
Oldies but Goodies - Fairytales (10 Books) • AKJ Education $19.50 1 $19.50
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LC1340X - Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$143.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.51

Total project goal

$216.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.72

4 Donors

-$216.54

Donations toward project cost

-$184.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

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$0.00

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