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Mrs. Casallas-Duffer from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teacher! What's a Community?

The cost of this proposal is $282, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $282 goal

This project expired on May 31, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Having a full day Kindergarten class poses many challenges for my English Language Learners. One of them is to give them the opportunity to practice newly acquired vocabulary. Another challenge is providing an environment in which students will feel free to practice speaking English without shame, frustration or embarrassment. Living in Los Angeles, I feel it is important to convey the different ethnicities and abilities our community has and to bring that back to our classroom. While I am fortunate to incorporate block play into my day, I feel I can do better. I propose a set of community block play people and block play people with differing abilities. One of our themes in Kindergarten is Community. I feel that incorporating these block play people would help them see the wide array of ethnicities and abilities our city has. The different skin toned people will help them see that families come in different colors and sizes. The differently abled dolls will introduce the students to dolls that use adaptive equipment. Thank you for your consideration!

Mrs. Casallas-Duffer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA200X - Lakeshore Block Play People - Complete S • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
GG836 - Best-Buy Dollhouse Furniture • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
RR637 - Lakeshore Community Block Play People • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
RR759 - Lakeshore Block Play People with Differi • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$188.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$230.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.63

Total project goal

$281.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$281.26

1 Donor

-$265.22

Donations toward project cost

-$231.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.49

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$0.00

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