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  • $263 goal

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Ms. Summersell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Special Delivery!

My students need materials, such as puppets, a mail carrier costume, a classroom post office and a mailbox that support the thematic units I teach throughout the year.

My Students

Please Mr. Postman look and see if you have a letter for me. This is not only a classic song, but a way we have all felt waiting for that special letter or package. Even younger children seem to love and understand the concept of sending and receiving mail.

I teach 12 energetic, enthusiastic, and active preschoolers.

My class is a mix of children ages 3-5 with developmental delays and same age peers. The same age peers provide modeling of appropriate behaviors, social skills, and language. I teach at an elementary school that serves grades Pre-K through 5th. My class is a self-contained Preschool Intervention class. Early intervention for children with disabilities or developmental delays is crucial. We provide early and intensive intervention for children identified with these delays.

My Project

We do thematic units throughout the school year where we could utilize the materials we are requesting. The unit in which we would use the mailbox, post office, and puppets the most is with our rebus story I Love You. This book is always a favorite of the students as they can read along using the pictures. We also do this unit in February which coincides with Valentines Day. These materials would support both our thematic unit and the holiday.

These materials will provide extension learning for my students through dramatic play.

I can't wait to see them set up their own post office. Maybe if I'm lucky I can even sneak in some extra writing practice and make them think it's all in play.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MAILBOX • Childcraft, Inc $44.07 1 $44.07
TT745 - Mail Carrier Puppet • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
EE427 - Classroom Post Office • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
LC801 - Mail Carrier Costume • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95

Materials cost

$168.92

Vendor shipping charges

$4.41

State sales tax

$11.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$222.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.31

Total project goal

$262.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$262.08

1 Donor

-$262.08

Donations toward project cost

-$222.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.31

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 12 students.

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