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Mrs. Sours from Picayune MS is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Connecting to the Environment

Help me give my students hands-on learning while experiencing the environment and the world around them with items like Picasso Tiles, sand molds, and Kinetic Sand.

  • 2 donors
  • $190 still needed
  • 2 donors
  • $190 still needed

My Project

This project will allow my students to create various environments with their hands. They will not only be able to focus on their specific biome but then create animals and plants that live in that area. Learning about the different environments helps them learn about Earth. They will use the sand to create their environment including plants and animals. The Picasso tiles will be used to create a safe shelter for their animals. They can understand we must protect the areas we live in, in order to continue to have a safe place to grow. They will do this during Earth Day to better understand how environments react with each other.

I can teach all day long, but when students can teach each other, it is truly a rewarding experience.

I will have students teach each other about the environment they created, how it affects the earth, and how their environment reacts with another.

Mrs. Sours
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 55 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PicassoTiles 60 Piece Set 60pcs Magnet Building Tiles Clear Magnetic 3D Building Blocks Construction Playboards - Creativity beyond Imagination, Inspirational, Recreational, Educational, Conventional • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Sand Molds Tools, 55pcs Mini Sandbox Toys, Mold Activity Set with Dinosaur, Castle, Fruit, Ocean and Animals Mold Playset, Compatible with Any Molding Sand • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Kinetic Sand The Original Moldable Sensory Play Sand, Brown, 2 Lb • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Kinetic Sand, The Original Moldable Sensory Play Sand Toys for Kids, Green, 2 lb. Resealable Bag, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Kinetic Sand, The Original Moldable Sensory Play Sand Toys for Kids, Blue, 2 lb. Resealable Bag, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Kinetic Sand The Original Moldable Sensory Play Sand, Pink, 2 Pounds • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76

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