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Ms. Kuhlman from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puppet Talk

The cost of puppets and a puppet theater from Lakeshore Learning and School Specialty Inc. is $310, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $310 goal

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Children love to experiment and play with language. Dramatic play in a Kindergarten classroom is a riot. Children love putting on a show for an audience or even for their own entertainment. My students would greatly benefit from the addition of both a puppet theater and a set of puppets. Using hand puppets daily in a dramatic play center would support the healthy development of verbal language skills as well as help enhance their vocabulary. Playing with puppets can help them express their thoughts and emotions as well as interact with their peers in a non-threatening, playful way. A puppet theater would also afford my students the opportunity to develop characters, sequence events, retell stories and enhance their imaginations. They could create an entire dramatic play to entertain their friends as well as invite an audience from the other Kindergarten class. They could become familiar with the process of producing their own stories and shows down to the scenery and dialogue.

Ms. Kuhlman
Grades PreK-2
  • Gladstone Fine Arts School
  • Chicago, IL
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
G51054 FLOOR PUPPET THEATER • School Specialty Inc. $105.25 1 $105.25
RR650X - Let?s Talk! Kid Puppets - Complete • Lakeshore Learning $75.00 1 $75.00
RR580X - Big Mouth Puppet Pals - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95

Materials cost

$210.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$254.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.80

Total project goal

$310.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$310.00

1 Donor

-$292.33

Donations toward project cost

-$255.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.65

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$0.00

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