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Mrs. Flynn from Orlando FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Butterflies and Blooming Artists

My students need two butterfly kits, oil pastels, and card stock for our butterfly study unit.

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Every realm of nature is marvelous"- Aristotle. This year my students will be studying butterflies through art and science.

I teach an amazing group of second grade students.

We are a title one school where over 70% of our students are on free or reduced lunch. Our school has an awesome group of students who love learning and are excited to come to school each day to learn new things.

My Project

I am requesting butterfly kits and art supplies for our butterfly unit. We will be observing the life cycle of the butterfly by watching the caterpillar go through it's metamorphosis cycle. We will be using the art supplies to journal our observations by drawing and coloring art pieces to materialize our observations.

My students will be given a hands-on real world experience through their butterfly study.

So often, we are left to reading about these things to learn about them. With this project, I expect my students to become more knowledgeable about this scientific concept we are learning. This project will also facilitate Empowering Students Through Art, They will also be engaged and excited about learning through the use of artistic exploration we are incorporating into this unit study.

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Mrs. Flynn
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
Butterflies in the Classroom Kit (with live caterpillars) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $53.77 2 $107.54
11319-1021: Pacon Array Card Stock - White, 8-1/2" x 11", Pkg of 100 • Blick Art Materials $9.88 2 $19.76
21911-0129: Niji Oil Pastel Set - Expressive Colors, Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $1.94 9 $17.46
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$154.71

Vendor shipping charges

$15.47

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.74

Total project goal

$238.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.24

4 Donors

-$119.12

Donations toward project cost

-$101.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.87

match offer

-$119.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$101.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.87

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$0.00

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