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Ms. Bassett from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Butterflies Among Us...

The cost of Butterfly kit and related books is $207, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $207 goal

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Have you ever raised a butterfly from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly? It is an unforgettable experience of wonder, excitement, and learning as children explore the life cycle of these beautiful insects. I am requesting a set of classroom caterpillars that will develop and hatch before our eyes! In addition to watching the butterflies develop, I am requesting the inflatable butterfly life cycle and a series of 2nd grade butterfly books so that my students will be able to get the most out of this hands-on project. My 2nd graders love science---whether it's looking at rocks through magnifying glasses or planting marigolds on the windowsill. Raising butterflies is a unique, hands-on opportunity to watch the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly. After weeks of observation, the butterflies will hatch and we'll study them a little bit longer before the bittersweet release in Central Park. This activity remains one of the best projects I have ever done as a teacher. I would love a chance to share this experience with my students once again! Thank you for your consideration!

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Certificate for School Kit Larval Refill • Insect Lore $42.95 1 $42.95
Inflatable Butterfly Life Cycle • Insect Lore $29.95 1 $29.95
Butterfly Bingo • Insect Lore $14.95 1 $14.95
Life Cycle of a Butterfly • Insect Lore $11.95 1 $11.95
Herman and Marguerite An Earth Story • Insect Lore $7.95 1 $7.95
A New Butterfly Book • Insect Lore $6.95 1 $6.95
Charlie the Caterpillar Book • Insect Lore $5.95 1 $5.95
The Dream Tree • Insect Lore $4.95 1 $4.95
From Caterpillar to Butterfly • Insect Lore $4.95 1 $4.95
Butterflies by Karen Shapiro • Insect Lore $3.95 1 $3.95

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