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Mrs. Marrs from Terre Haute IN is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Social Skills Extravaganza

My students need new dramatic play materials to help with learning and participating in appropriate social skill activities.

  • $381 goal

This project expired on January 14, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine the joy on a child's face when discovering a new toy to play with! I teach in a special needs preschool classroom where the quantity and quality of our dramatic play materials is fading fast. We need new and safe toys for the children to play with and learn how to improve their social skills.

I teach in a developmental preschool classroom within a public school setting.

My students are ages 3-5 and includes a variety of physical, emotional, language and developmental ability levels. I also work in a low income district, so many of my students do not have toys of their own in their homes. Because of the diverse population of students, it is important that a variety of materials be available to meet the needs of each student. This project is for those students who are able to play with age related toys in an appropriate manner.

My Project

These resources will help develop appropriate play skills, and social skills including sharing, taking turns, playing with the toys as they were designed to be used and taking care of them. These toys replicate community services which will also help with using their imagination and problem solving skills.

Many of the toys and materials in our classroom are outdated and not complete.

With increasing classroom sizes and decreasing budgets, providing my students with clean, safe and age appropriate toys has become very difficult. Please help me experience the joy of a new toy at school!! Thank you!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG932 - Community Car Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
AA824 - Lakeshore Hardwood Super Garage • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 1 $129.00
DR781 - Doctor’s Office • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
RA776 - Cars, Planes & Trains Bucket • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
VR146 - 100-Piece Wooden Train Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$283.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$323.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.02

Total project goal

$380.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.12

3 Donors

-$380.12

Donations toward project cost

-$323.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.02

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$0.00

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