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Mrs. Davis from Saint Louis MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Learning Through Dramatic Play!

My students need basic items for dramatic play in the classroom

  • $577 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a busy place where 3-5 year olds come to learn, play and explore! I have the best job in the world because I get to teach kids how to have fun while learning in their very first classroom experience!

My school is located in a low income/high poverty area with a diverse population, and all students are eligible for free and reduced meals.

I want to give these eager young students a positive, creative, stress-free learning environment. I strive to help give them a chance to express their thoughts and feelings in a secure environment.

Please consider helping our classroom and my students thrive! Thank you for your consideration!

My Project

My students need materials to explore in various dramatic play centers we hope to make in our classroom. The kids have shown interest in building a farmers market/grocery store, pizza restaurant, bakery, ice cream shop, and sandwich shop.

Research has shown that dramatic play helps young children with oral language development, gross motor and fine motor development, social/emotional skills, literacy, math, problem solving, and cognitive development.

Your generous donation can make our preschool classroom come alive with realistic play encounters! Gifting the students with materials to help them engage in learning through role play will ultimately help improve academic success and motivation. It's so important at an early age for students to love school and to love learning! You will be giving the opportunity for creative thinking and problem solving that will continue to develop throughout the school year and beyond.

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

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Felt Food Mix 'n Match Pizza Play Food Set (40 pcs) • Amazon Business $19.17 3 $57.51
Melissa & Doug Felt Food Sandwich Play Food Set (33 pcs) • Amazon Business $17.17 3 $51.51
Learning Resources Garden Fresh Salad Set, 38 Pieces • Amazon Business $21.89 2 $43.78
Learning Resources New Sprouts Super Sandwich Set • Amazon Business $15.59 2 $31.18
Learning Resources New Sprouts Deluxe Market Set • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Melissa & Doug Thirst Quencher Dispenser Pretend Play Toy • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
Learning Resources Farmer's Market Color Sorting Set • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Melissa & Doug Server Role Play Costume Dress-Up Set with Realistic Accessories • Amazon Business $23.96 1 $23.96
Melissa & Doug Waitress Role Play, 3-6 Years • Amazon Business $21.80 1 $21.80
12 Piece Assorted Fake Donuts Pretend Play Toy Food Set for Kids (1 Dozen) • Amazon Business $9.87 2 $19.74
Liberty Imports Sweet Treats Ice Cream Parlor Fast Food Play Set Toy for Kids • Amazon Business $8.67 2 $17.34
Funslane Chef Set for Kids Cooking Play Set with Apron for Girls, Chef Hat, and Other Accessories for Toddler Career Role Play Children Pretend Play 11 Pcs Great Gift • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Learning Resources New Sprouts Just Desserts! • Amazon Business $15.58 1 $15.58
Melissa & Doug Sweet Toppings Dessert Play Food Set • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Healthy Lunch Basket • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Melissa & Doug Condiments Set (6 pcs) - Play Food, Stainless Steel Caddy • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
Learning Resources New Sprouts Healthy Dinner • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Learning Resources New Sprouts Bushel of Veggies • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
PowerTRC Life Sized Bread Playset for Kids (12 pieces) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50

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