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

Puppets To Promote Diversity

Help me give my students multi-ethnic puppets to help teach them about diversity.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager pre-kindergarteners and this classroom is their first school experience. They are part of a Title One school with the majority qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. Most are English language learners with Spanish being their home language.

Children today learn in many different ways and as teachers, we must discover these ways.

"If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in a way the child can learn." The best way to do this is with hands-on activities.

My budget has been cut by over half and I want to be able to provide the same experiences that most little ones get to experience in preschool. Due to lack of funding, it is very hard to be able to provide my students with these materials.

Early intervention and the more opportunities we provide for these children, the better students they become and the earlier they will develop a love for learning.

My Project

These puppets will play a huge roll in the social and emotional development of my students everyday in my classroom. My students will understand they are not alone and that in our classroom we accept all students. My students will learn that they are all special and unique and each of us brings different things to the table, which we need to welcome and appreciate.

"These puppets will make a difference in my students' learning everyday because research shows students learn when they are in an environment where they feel happy, safe and accepted".

My students will be a chance to use these puppets everyday at centers which will help encourage acceptance and diversity.

Ms. Lovett
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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

Materials cost

$115.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.34

Total project goal

$182.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.28

1 Donor

-$182.28

Donations toward project cost

-$154.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.34

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$0.00

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