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Mrs. Kreuger from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puppetry for a Purpose

Help me give my students puppets and a puppet stage to grow their imaginations through storytelling.

  • $501 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are growing up in the same neighborhood and attending the same school that I did as a child. I feel such a strong connection to them and their successes because I know where they come from.

The community and parent involvement at my school is strong despite the socio-economic struggles that they face.

My students don't have many extra things at home so they are eager to come to school to have access to more. I believe that they deserve to have that access to the best learning environment and tools possible to help them be successful.

My Project

In my classroom this year, we are focusing on more play-centered learning. I am creating spaces in the room for more block building, art integration and math manipulatives. There is one area that I don't yet have materials for, and that is the puppet stage! I love the idea of my students telling their own stories through puppetry, as well as retelling stories that we have read together. I feel that it will boost their self-confidence, help them with their voice and agency, as well as working together with their classmates. Please help me to make this puppet area come alive!

Mrs. Kreuger
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR650X - Let’s Talk! Kid Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LA827 - Lakeshore Puppet Tree • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LA805 - Lakeshore Puppet Theater • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
RR580X - Big Mouth Animal Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $55.00 1 $55.00
HH179 - Craft Stick Puppets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$389.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$425.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.05

Total project goal

$500.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$500.35

7 Donors

-$350.35

Donations toward project cost

-$297.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.55

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

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$0.00

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