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Mrs. Sopher from Mount Hope WV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Butterflies Come to Life

Help me give my students real life materials to understand the life cycle of a butterfly.

  • $286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Kindergarten students are creative, thoughtful, and full of questions! They love hands-on activities that are engaging. All of the students in our school receive free breakfast and lunch. A number of students in my class receive food bags on Fridays to help throughout the weekend.

Ever curious, my students come to school full of questions and ready to learn each day despite sometimes difficult home situations.

Our school is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of southern West Virginia, an area greatly affected by the economic downturn.

My Project

These materials will allow our students to explore the life cycle of a butterfly in a hands on, real world manner that is developmentally appropriate for Kindergarteners. These materials will be used to enhance a butterfly unit of study and the story A Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

The butterfly kits in particular, will give students the ability to witness first hand how a caterpillar goes through the metamorphosis process to become a butterfly.

The felt board materials will allow students to retell the story A Very Hungry Caterpillar. Butterfly counters will be used in a variety of ways and across the curriculum.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LM982 - Butterfly Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
Insect Lore Giant Butterfly Kit: Deluxe 18" Habitat, Voucher For 5 Caterpillars, Butterfly Play Set • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97
Little Folk Visuals The Very Hungry Caterpillar Precut Flannel/Felt Board Figures, 14 Pieces Set • Amazon Business $19.98 3 $59.94

Materials cost

$209.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.89

Total project goal

$285.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.92

7 Donors

-$285.92

Donations toward project cost

-$243.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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