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Mrs. Moore from Newport News VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Botanists at Work: Winter Vegetable Garden!

Help me give my students seed starter trays, a grow light, gloves, and soil to help their winter vegetables grow!

  • $195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“If speaking kindly to plants helps them grow, imagine what speaking kindly to humans can do.”

The students in my classroom are kind, passionate, and they love to learn about and care for living things.

I serve "typical" students, students receiving Gifted Services, and students receiving Special Education Services. All of my students receive no-cost breakfast and lunch. They have many interests, as well as many different academic and social needs. Most of all, they love to be actively engaged in what they are learning!

My Project

Our classroom is filled with growth, both through our plants and the students who care for them. Already this year we have cared for over a dozen indoor plants, planted maple trees, and shared mini herbs with our students' families. Our students have loved taking on the responsibility and beg to do more. They are now ready to begin work on our winter vegetable garden.

Growing a winter vegetable garden in our classroom will continue the learning our students have begun through research and hard work.

They will plant individual seeds, care for them daily, and work to ensure they thrive well enough to be transplanted into our school garden in the spring. All the while, they are continuing their growth through learning accountability and empathy for living things.

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bootstrap Farmer Extra Strength 32 Cell Seedling Starter Trays w/Inserts, 2 Pack, for Seed Germination, Plant Propagation, Growing Trays, Planting Starter • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
LED Grow Light for Indoor Plant,68W 132 LED Timing Grow Lamp Auto On/Off with 3/6/12H Timer 5 Dimmable Levels 3 Switch Modes Adjustable Gooseneck(68W 3 Heads Light) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
3 Pairs Soft & Comfortable Design for Kids Gardening Gloves,Yard Garden Work Gloves (Small, Blue Insects) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Espoma AP8 8-Quart Organic Potting Mix • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Clear Plastic Cups | 9 Ounce. - 200 Pack | Hard Disposable Cups | Plastic Wine Cups | Plastic Cocktail Glasses | Plastic Drinking Cups | Plastic Party Punch Cups | Bulk Party Cups | Wedding Tumblers • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
9GreenBox - Seedling Starter Trays, 144 Cells: (24 Trays; 6-Cells Per Tray), Plus 5 Plant Labels • Amazon Business $6.20 1 $6.20

Materials cost

$133.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$165.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.14

Total project goal

$194.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$194.26

5 Donors

-$184.47

Donations toward project cost

-$165.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.79

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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