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Ms. Adkins from Scottsdale AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puppet Theatre Inspires Imaginations!

Help me give my students the opportunity to stretch their imaginations and storytelling skills with a puppet theatre and puppets.

  • $696 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are smart, adventurous, creative, and they love to learn. Our school has an accelerated curriculum, which inspires students to reach their full potential. They enjoy an important curriculum of specials classes, including drama, music, art, engineering, Mandarin, PE, and martial arts. I teach the drama classes, and it is so inspiring to see the imaginations and teamwork that comes to life in my classroom. I would love the opportunity to provide supplies that will harness and ignite their imaginations even further.

My Project

These puppets and the puppet theatre will be used in my drama classes, from grades K-4. The students will learn vital performance skills like character voices, storytelling, and ensemble work. They will also learn important life skills like empathy, understanding their emotions, and communicating in an effective way. I find that students who feel shy or embarrassed to perform onstage often find some comfort in performing with the assistance of puppets. It allows them to free their imaginations and express their true feelings, while not feeling so exposed and embarrassed. These puppets and the puppet theatre would be invaluable for my drama class! We are a new school, currently starting our second year. As our budget and supply stock is extremely limited, the students would be so excited to gain these classroom supplies. Thank you!

Ms. Adkins
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DRAMATIC PLAY CENTER W/MAGNETIC DRY ERASE BOTTOM PANEL • School Specialty $234.47 1 $234.47
PUPPET PEOPLE OCCUPATION PUPPET SET • School Specialty $124.95 1 $124.95
MOVEABLE MOUTH ANIMAL PUPPETS - SET OF 8 • School Specialty $94.64 1 $94.64
SMOULDER THE DRAGON PUPPET • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95

Materials cost

$473.01

Vendor shipping charges

$47.30

State sales tax

$33.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$591.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.33

Total project goal

$695.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$695.56

16 Donors

-$559.54

Donations toward project cost

-$478.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.93

Matching donations from our partners

-$132.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$112.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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