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Mrs. Maloney from Jefferson City MO is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Setting the Stage-Phase 2

My students need Dress Up Shoes and a Jewelry Set, role playing costumes, and books to reinact stories and create their own plays.

  • $448 goal

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My Students

My students attend a Title I school in the heart of Missouri. Over 78 percent of our students participate in the free and reduced meal program. My students have limited real-life experiences. They are eager to learn and participate in adventures concerning their surrounding community and world.

Materials and activities that focus on sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell excite and enhance the learning experience for my young learners.

They enjoy daily activities that involve their gross and fine motor skills.

My Project

Dramatic play is an essential part of the developmental learning process. This type of play supports social, emotional, and cognitive development. With this project, I will build a collection of hats, masks, costumes, shoes, and book titles supporting dramatic play.

Dramatic play supports literacy.

The goal of my project is to encourage my students to develop a deeper understanding of text structure and characters from our studied stories. For example, my students enjoy the "There Was An Old Lady" books written by Lucille Colandro. These are great books to teach story structure, sequencing, and rhyming. I am requesting 3 of these book titles, an old lady wig, and a pair of eye glasses. These items will be located in the dramatic play center. Students will be invited to create scenery and reenact these stories with their peers. This learning opportunity will let my students practice communication, recalling and retelingl aspects of studied stories, and working cooperatively amongst peers.

Another favorite book study is "The Three Little Pigs." There are so many different versions of this story that with this project, I will be able to introduce to my students. I am requesting 4 different book titles (versions) of this story. Additionally, I am requesting different pig and wolf costumes. My hope is that my students will choose a story version, a character role and creatively reenact the original story!

Mrs. Maloney
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lil' Doctor Medical Toy Play Set & Costume Dress Up (6/8, Blue) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Super star 12 piece Dress up Shoes and Jewelry set. • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
6 Assorted Dress Up Costume & Party Hats by Funny Party Hats (6 Child Costume Hats) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Pig Ears Costume Headband with Pig Nose and Tail by elope • Amazon Business $10.95 2 $21.90
Brown Mouse T-shirt Style Costume for Kids • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Chef Role Play Costume, Cooking Dress Up Kits Set, Cook Toy Gift, Learning Educationl for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Year Old Kids, Toddlers, Boys, Girls Halloween Holiday Christmas Birthday Party - iPlay, iLearn • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Mizzuco Cartoon Dress up Satin Cape with Felt Mask Costume - 5pcs • Amazon Business $18.92 1 $18.92
qnprt Old Lady Mrs. Santa Wig, Madea Granny Glasses, eyeglass Chains Holder and Cords Strap,FauxPearl Beads Choker Necklaces (Style-2) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Great Pretenders Little Red Riding Cape • Amazon Business $16.74 1 $16.74
Richie House Girls' Layered Dress with Rosette and Pearl Accents RH0918-A-7/8 • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Ninja Red Riding Hood • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Kirei Sui Pig 3D Costume Tutu Set • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Dinosaur Cape Costume Easter gift Hood with Spikes Boy Girl Toddler Gift Green for Imaginative Easy Play • Amazon Business $13.88 1 $13.88
The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
What's the Time, Mr. Wolf? • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
LIVEBOX Monarch Butterfly Wings Shawl Cape Scarf Fanciful Fabric Dance Wing Dress Up Kids Costume Accessary (Rosy) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Bioterti Plush Fun Animal Hats –One Size Cap - 100% Polyester With Fleece Lining (Dalmatian) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
USATDD 8 Pcs Girls Belle Princess Dress up Set With Gloves Tiara Crown Wand Ring and Necklaces • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Super Z Outlet Husky Timber Wolf Cute Plush Animal Winter Hat Warm Winter Fashion (Short) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell! • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog! • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
The Three Little Pigs and the New Neighbor • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Three Pigs and a Gingerbread Man • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Three Little Pigs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten! The Story of Little Red Riding Hood As Told by The Wolf • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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