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Mrs. Ramsey from Winter Haven FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Habitats and Watching Bugs Grow!

My students need STEM Science Station, butterfly and ladybug larvae to experience hands-on learning about physical and life sciences.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I currently work with 18 prekindergarten students. Our school is a Title I school and currently we have 100% of our students provided with free lunch as well as the majority of our students come from economically disadvantaged homes. My class is home to students from diverse backgrounds. They attend a neighborhood school, which means the students live within 2 miles of the school. It is one of the only schools that doesn't need buses. They are hardworking and truly make my job enjoyable.

My Project

This project will make a difference in the my students' learning experiences because it will provide us with science materials that will allow our students to learn about physical and life science. The materials requested in this project give my students STEM materials, like the Sink Or Float STEM Station, that they will be able to use inside and outside of the classroom. Our students' lifelong learning begins here in PreK and STEM education should start here too.

The ladybug and butterfly larvae and habitats will make the books we have read come alive right before their eyes.

We have read several fiction and non-fiction books about insects and both insects that were requested offer unique life cycle experiences.

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

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT157 - STEM Science Station - Sink or Float • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Insect Lore Ladybug Land Gift Set Live Habitat Kit • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
5 LIVE Caterpillars – Cup of Caterpillars Butterfly Kit Refill – PLUS Butterfly Life Cycle Stages Toy Figurines – Shipped NOW • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
EE265 - Block Play Tree Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Trasfit Insect and Butterfly Habitat Terrarium - 23.6 Inches Tall • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
A Ladybug's Life (Nature Upclose) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95

Materials cost

$142.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.89

Total project goal

$205.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.93

3 Donors

-$102.72

Donations toward project cost

-$89.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.08

match offer

-$100.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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