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  • $725 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Shipman
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Puppet Shows

My students need puppets to enhance their stories and provide creative speaking opportunities.

My Students

Puppets! My students have lots of wonderful stories to tell. By providing them with a creative means to share their stories, the writing process becomes more fun. They can create a story line for the puppets and perform their creation.

My school is a K-5 elementary school in Colorado.

I have a diverse group of students, including some Native Americans. My class is made of third graders who are wonderful students. They are emerging, aspiring writers. We love to write stories for others in our building and recently wrote stories to read to the kindergarten students. The stories they write are wonderful, and full of imagination.

My Project

I am requesting puppets and a puppet tree to store them. My students are aspiring authors and having puppets will inspire their stories for the better. I plan on using the puppets in my read-alouds. I also plan on having my students write stories for their puppets. They will make a puppet theater and perform their stories to other classes in the building. My students will learn how to write a theater story as well as how to perform from a script. We will also use these puppets for reader's theater in my classroom.

Knowing that others care about their education helps inspire my students and motivate their desire to learn.

This project will motivate their imaginations. My students will know that someone out there cares about them and their education.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR580X - Big Mouth Animals Puppet Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
PUPPET TREE • Childcraft, Inc $47.49 1 $47.49
PUPPET PEOPLE PRINCESS • Childcraft, Inc $20.89 1 $20.89
PUPPET PEOPLE KING • Childcraft, Inc $20.89 1 $20.89
PUPPET HAND BUNNY RABBIT • Childcraft, Inc $12.34 1 $12.34
PUPPET ETHNIC BOY 15 INCH TALL - MEDIUM SKIN • Childcraft, Inc $21.80 1 $21.80
PUPPET ETHNIC GIRL 15 INCH TALL - MEDIUM SKIN • Childcraft, Inc $21.80 1 $21.80
PUPPET ETHNIC GIRL 15 INCH TALL - LIGHT SKIN • Childcraft, Inc $21.80 1 $21.80
PUPPET GLOVE BLUE BUTTERFLY • Childcraft, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPET ETHNIC BOY 15 INCH TALL - LIGHT SKIN • Childcraft, Inc $21.80 1 $21.80
PUPPETS FARM SET COW DUCK HORSE AND PIG SET OF 4 • Childcraft, Inc $36.09 1 $36.09
PUPPETS ZOO SET ZEBRA GIRAFFE LION AND RHINO SET OF 4 • Childcraft, Inc $36.09 1 $36.09
PUPPETS FARM SET LAMB PUPPY BUNNY AND DONKEY SET OF 4 • Childcraft, Inc $36.09 1 $36.09
PUPPETS ZOO SET ELEPHANT LEOPARD TIGER AND PARROT SET OF 4 • Childcraft, Inc $36.09 1 $36.09
PUPPET PEOPLE KNIGHT • Childcraft, Inc $20.89 1 $20.89
PUPPETS WILD ANIMALS SET OF 6 • Childcraft, Inc $28.49 1 $28.49
PUPPET HAND MONKEY • Childcraft, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPET GLOVE DRAGONFLY • Childcraft, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPET GLOVE FROG • Childcraft, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPET GLOVE SHARK • Childcraft, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPET GLOVE LOBSTER • Childcraft, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39

Materials cost

$500.84

Vendor shipping charges

$45.09

State sales tax

$32.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$615.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.62

Total project goal

$724.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$724.11

7 Donors

-$699.11

Donations toward project cost

-$594.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.87

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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