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  • $812 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Sambat
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 20 donors
  • $0 still needed

Preschool Preppies at the Puppet Theatre

My students need buses to attend a puppet show of "Old MacDonald" at The Puppet Company at Glen Echo Park.

My Students

"Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O!" Do you remember who taught you this children's song? This year, we'll be learning about this song and are going to see a puppet show featuring Old MacDonald.

Preschool at DC Prep-Benning consists of four different classes, which are named after local universities.

George Mason University preschoolers get really excited about playing in Dramatic Play. Preschoolers in Gallaudet loves to sing any song, especially "Popcorn on a Train." At Catholic University, our children love to express themselves during art and writing. Finally, the preschoolers in American University loves to share out what their weekends are by singing "The Friday Song."

My Project

Funding for this project will pay for buses that will take us to and from the puppet theatre. At this time of the year, we'll be learning about fairy tales, characters, and setting. We're going to see a showing of "Old MacDonald." This puppet show will bring to life the farmer we've been singing about, and teach us about a different medium of storytelling.

This will be many of our students' first puppet show, and we are excited to expand their horizons and experiences.

Our preschoolers are excited to learn, are very expressive, and are curious about the world around them. This will introduce them to a new type of art that many have never been exposed to in person before. Seeing "Old MacDonald" will bring a popular song to life for our preschoolers.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Transportation AAA, LLC, BUS SERVICES $650.00

Trip cost

$650.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$689.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$121.72

Total project goal

$811.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$811.47

19 Donors

-$582.06

Donations toward project cost

-$498.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.56

match offer

-$225.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$191.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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20 donors20 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Disney and 19 other donors.

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