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Ms. Cowan from Greensboro NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Class Of Geniuses, Who Knew!

My students need hands-on materials such as the science set, to dig down into the earth and get deep and dirty.

  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our school, we have an amazing group of students ranging from ages 3 to 4 years old in a pre-k classroom. As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. They come into our classrooms every day, eager to learn, ready to take on new and challenging tasks, and excited for what is in store. My students are eager to learn and enjoy reading, math, science, and hands-on projects. I want them to feel safe and know they can accomplish anything if they apply themselves. There is no such thing as I can't; always remember to turn to the I can!

My Project

My project will help my class to understand how fun and important our earth is. We want them to experience science first hand by engaging in environmental life experiences with these science materials. Getting the science set, which includes bug jars, is going to be great for this class. The students are very curious and are willing to learn about anything that is crawling or flying around earth. They love pretending to find fossils from dinosaurs saying, "The T-Rex is coming back real soon." My response is, "Wouldn't that be very cool to see." Who knew we had a class full students with huge and very interesting imaginations. So I tell them, "Let's jump right in and explore new and exciting things; as you know, we all learn something new every day."

Ms. Cowan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kaplan Classroom Science Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $169.96 1 $169.96
PowerClix(r) Frames Set (48 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.46 1 $59.46
Play-Doh(r) School Modeling Compound School Pack (48-Piece Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $37.36 1 $37.36
Mini Hourglass Liquid Motion Timers (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.71 1 $12.71

Materials cost

$279.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.20

Total project goal

$394.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.68

6 Donors

-$192.30

Donations toward project cost

-$171.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.55

match offer

-$192.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$163.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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