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Ms. Olivia from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschoolers Are So Dramatic

My students need play food and dishes to develop their imaginations in the dramatic play area of our classroom.

  • $203 goal

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My Students

I work in a wonderful school with a terrific team of teachers and staff. I am blessed to be working at a school with so much support. My classroom is home to 40 very eager and enthusiastic preschoolers. The majority of my students are low-income, bilingual learners. My students are my inspiration and they challenge me to open my mind every day. I owe it to them to provide them with nothing but the best. I hope to always be able to provide them with materials that will help inspire their hearts and minds.

My Project

I am asking for play food and dishes and other accessories to fill our dramatic play area. One of the most popular areas in the room is the dramatic play area. Students absolutely love playing pretend and using their imagination while playing alongside their friends.

Having new materials in the dramatic play area will help inspire their imaginations and help guide them as they play.

These toys are so simple yet they encourage so much interaction and conversation among the kids. With these props, students can turn the dramatic play area into a kitchen, a restaurant or wherever their imagination may take them.

Some of these props will expose my English language learners to the names of common foods that they may never have encountered because of cultural differences.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Stainless Steel Pots and Pans Pretend Play Kitchen Set for Kids (8 pcs) • Amazon Business $24.57 1 $24.57
Melissa & Doug Food Fun Combine & Dine Dinners Toy, Blue • Amazon Business $19.54 1 $19.54
Melissa & Doug Store and Serve Frozen Food Resealable Cloth Bags With Wooden Play Food. • Amazon Business $17.31 1 $17.31
Melissa & Doug Breakfast Caddy Set • Amazon Business $17.06 1 $17.06
Melissa & Doug Create-A-Meal Fill Em Up Bowls (12 pcs) - Play Food and Kitchen Accessories • Amazon Business $13.80 1 $13.80
Melissa & Doug Condiments Set (6 pcs) - Play Food, Stainless Steel Caddy • Amazon Business $13.76 1 $13.76
Melissa & Doug Create-a-Meal Fun - Fill 'Em up Cups-Play Food and Kitchen Accessories Role Toy • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Stainless Steel Mealtime Utensil Set - Dishwasher-Safe Play Kitchen Accessories • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
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

$139.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$171.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.31

Total project goal

$202.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.06

3 Donors

-$120.57

Donations toward project cost

-$106.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.07

match offer

-$76.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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