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Ms. Pummill from Ukiah CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Buzzing Into Spring

My students need insect specimens and hands-on activities to engage them in learning about entomology.

  • $563 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is filled with 24 eager and vivacious kindergarten students ready to learn new and exciting things the moment they step foot inside my classroom. Many of my students receive free or reduced-price lunches and come from homes that are unable to provide them with the technology and basic play materials that have become so common in society today. My students come to class each day wanting to explore new things and I love giving them an experience that they will take with them for a lifetime!

Not many people can say that they are passionate about their job, but for me, this is a dream come true getting to educate young minds!

My Project

One of my favorite subjects to teach my students is science, my favorite of which is entomology! These hands-on activities will allow my students to become fully engaged in learning all about their buzzing friends. The life cycle magnets, insect viewers, and real-life specimens will excite my students and allow them to have an appreciation for the creepy crawly insects in the world.

With your help, these students will be able to explore different insect body types and learn about what makes them so fascinating.

Not many kiddos can say they are able to hold scorpions and tarantulas in class! We will be extremely grateful for your generous donations.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL600X - Science Viewers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
TT515 - Scorpion & Spiders Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
TT511 - Plants Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
TT912 - Life Cycle Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
TT914 - Insects Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
PP542 - Insects & Spiders Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT696 - Plants Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH585 - Insects Specimen Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD974 - Bugs & Insects Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$404.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$478.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.36

Total project goal

$562.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$562.38

7 Donors

-$281.19

Donations toward project cost

-$239.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.18

match offer

-$281.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$239.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.18

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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