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Ms. M. from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reader's Theater Puppet Production

My students need puppets for readers' theater.

  • $556 goal

This project expired on May 9, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Coming Soon to a Reader's Theater Near You: Pretty Realistic Puppets! My students need puppets to liven up their readers' theater activities.

I have various groups of Pre K-2 grade students from Hispanic and African American backgrounds living in an industrial community of Bronx, NY.

These students live in an area plagued by poverty, unemployment, and crime. They have very limited opportunities to be creative or to enjoy the arts, especially theater.

My Project

These resources will help students to be more creative by providing opportunities for students to be dramatic and imaginative. They will be able to use their bodies, voices, emotions, minds, and talents to bring storybook characters alive. They will learn about theater scripts, characters, stage directions, and performance skills as they approach the New York City Department of Education benchmarks for Theater.

This project is important because it will provide resources for students to actively learn about dramatic literature.

This project will help to engage students as writers, actors, and designers of dramatic works. They will explore literature and make connections through their lives and across the curriculum. This project will also help students to demonstrate their understanding of character, conflict, and action both physically and vocally.

Ms. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
THEATER PUPPET DELUXE WOODEN • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $69.80 1 $69.80
PUPPETS FINGERTALE LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPETS FINGERTALE GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPETS FINGERTALE THREE BILL GOATS GRUFF • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPETS FINGERTALE JACK AND THE BEANSTALK • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PUPPET STAND • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $15.15 2 $30.30
PUPPETS FINGER THE THREE LITTLE PIGS • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $26.59 1 $26.59
PUPPETS FINGER CINDERELLA • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $26.59 1 $26.59
PUPPETS FARM SET LAMB PUPPY BUNNY AND DONKEY SET OF 4 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $34.19 1 $34.19
PUPPETS FARM SET COW DUCK HORSE AND PIG SET OF 4 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $34.19 1 $34.19
PUPPETS WILD ANIMALS SET OF 6 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $27.45 1 $27.45
PUPPETS FARM ANIMALS SET OF 6 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $27.45 1 $27.45
BOOK BEST DR JEAN PUPPTS/STRYTME • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.49 1 $11.49
MASKS FAIRY TALE WITH EASY TO READ PLAYS SET OF 4 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $36.19 1 $36.19
WIGGLE EYES ROUND ASST COLOR PACK OF 500 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $10.53 1 $10.53
BAG 10# 13X6.5X4 BROWN PACK OF 100 - SCHOOL SMART • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.68 1 $11.68

Materials cost

$392.01

Vendor shipping charges

$39.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$472.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.31

Total project goal

$555.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$555.40

6 Donors

-$555.00

Donations toward project cost

-$471.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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