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

Butterflies Are Free!

The cost of various butterfly resources uch as a Butterfly Acticity Book from Nasco and magnifying glasses from Lakeshore Learning is $313, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $327 goal

This project expired on July 29, 2006.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I have a class with young children with multiple disabilities. They are eager learners and love to come to school. We try to provide opportunities to learn that enable our special students to have "hands on" experiences. They benefit from multi- sensory materials and activities. This proposal would involve a great science unit on caterpillars and butterflies. We would organize a trip to visit the butterfly exhibit at the Bronx Zoo. Here the students would see many beautiful butterflies right up close in a special house just for butterflies. We would visit Central Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and look for butterflies and caterpillars. We would read books about butterflies such as the classic story for children, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." We would use butterfly nurseries that demonstrate how caterpillars turn into butterflies. I think that this unit would be a wonderful learning experience for my special students. The culminating event would be a butterfly celebration where we let the butterflies go free. We could invite lots of our school friends and the principal and demonstrate all we have learned. We could serve refreshments like butterfly cookies that we would make in class for the celebration. Although this is a simple unit, it would provide a lot of fun and learning for our class. It would be awesome to have these wonderful resources to help us accomplish this with our special kids. Thanks for considering this proposal. Donors and Donors Choose rocks!

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

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC66 - The Butterfly Nursery • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 3 $89.85
LA328 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytelling • Lakeshore Learning $26.95 1 $26.95
LA444 - Heavy-Duty Hand Magnifiers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $24.50 1 $24.50
BK3210 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Hardcover Bo • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 1 $19.99
TT107 - Packet 8 - The Butterfly Alphabet Book a • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
XC733 - Press & Spin Butterfly Top • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
AA159 - Butterfly Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
Butterflies Felt Set • Delta Education $7.95 1 $7.95
BUTTERFLY ACTIVITY BOOK • Nasco $7.65 1 $7.65

Materials cost

$221.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$267.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.72

Total project goal

$326.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$326.24

1 Donor

-$307.65

Donations toward project cost

-$268.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.18

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$0.00

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