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  • $182 goal

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Mrs. Davenport
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Purposeful Play in Science with Play-Doh!

My students need 6 Play-Doh Mega Packs to create scientific models based on content that has been taught in science class.

My Students

C.S. Lewis once said, "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." I want my students to know they are also never too young to dream. Many students at my school lack dreams that will carry them throughout their young lives.

Many of our students lack the resources that will set them up for academic success.

They come into school every day eager to learn something new. We are a Title I school with about 900 students. There are many students that are English Language Learners who need additional materials to support learning new vocabulary and skills simultaneously, yet the majority of the school receives free and reduced lunch and are not financially equipped to be prepared for class each day. Many people have said that our school is a hidden treasure and for that reason it can be difficult to locate. Because we are tucked into a small neighborhood, we do not receive much community support to fund classroom needs. Many of our teachers purchase materials independently or seek funding for materials.

My Project

My students need a mega pack set of Play-Doh. My fifth grade students will use the Play-Doh to live their dreams of being an engineer, a scientist, a teacher, a chemist, and more as well as create models of scientific concepts. This will happen at different times of the day as the Play-Doh is opened for exploration and creation.

Your donation will provide many opportunities for my students to dream a dream and change it as often as they need.

Many dreams are worth more than none. And I want them to remember this as they continue through school.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Play-Doh Mega Pack - 36 Cans • Amazon $18.98 6 $113.88

Materials cost

$113.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.26

Total project goal

$181.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$181.73

1 Donor

-$154.47

Donations toward project cost

-$154.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 100 students.

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