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Teacher Pratt from Durand MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rhymes with a Reason

My students need the Fairy Tales Story Telling Set, Ladybug Stones, puzzles and activity cards to promote literacy through play.

  • $397 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our students come from various socioeconomic backgrounds and live both in the city and the country in our small rural community. The children are either age 3 or 4 and many times this is their first school experience or their first time away from home or family.

Our school is a Pre-K-1st building and I am proud to say we are like a family.

Our parents are supportive of the teaching staff by volunteering of their time to help in the classrooms.

My Project

My students learn best through hands-on play. This hands-on play is developmentally appropriate and has the best outcomes for my students. By offering them activities like the Ladybug Stones and activity cards I can help with their math skills while still making learning fun.

The Fairytales Story Telling Set offers the students a chance to recreate nursery rhymes as well as fostering imaginations.

Literacy is so important and with children being able to act out and create well known (as well as their own stories) their literacy experiences are enriched.

All of the items I have requested like the dinosaur bones, animal skin matching and life cycles puzzles will help my students better connect to the topics I am teaching.

Teacher Pratt
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 36 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Happy Architect - Fairy Tales Storytelling Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $84.96 1 $84.96
Ladybug Stones with Activity Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.46 1 $42.46
Dinosaur Bones with Match & Measuring Cards Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $41.61 1 $41.61
Nature's Accents: Trees and Bushes for Block Play (Set of 14) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
Life Cycle Puzzles (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
30 Flat Stubby Paint Brushes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 1 $18.66
Mighty Magnet Set (22 Piece Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.81 1 $17.81
Tell-A-Tale Cooperative Board Game - Barnyard • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 1 $15.26
Animal Skin Match Up • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Kaplan Dough Counting Mats (Set of 9) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.16 1 $10.16
The Big Tape • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46

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