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Mrs. Hayden from San Ramon CA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Deeper Learning About Animals

Help me give my students what they need to learn about animal adaptations. With these materials, students will research why animals adapt?

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  • $353 goal

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My Project

My first graders love hands-on learning! This project combines art and science as the students will use this new resources to research animal adaptations and then create their own animal using the art materials. With these wonderful resources, my students will be able to learn all about why animals adapt and connect it to their lives.

They will use the art materials to be able to create their own animal with its' specific adaptations.

We will then host other other classrooms and parents to come visit us in our "First Grade Zoo" The first graders will become Zoologists as they explain their animal and its adaptations.

Mrs. Hayden
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KASEMI Pipe Cleaners,1000 pcs and 20 Assorted Colors 12 inch Chenille Stems for DIY Art Creative Crafts Decorations • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Super Puffs Primary Colors - Large Bag, 500 Noodles - STEM Arts and Crafts Toy for Kids - Build, Decorate, Create - Biodegradable | Non-Toxic | Eco Friendly (CC10410) • Amazon Business $21.00 1 $21.00
Neenah White Index, Heavyweight Cardstock, 300 Sheets, 110 lb/199 gsm, 94 Brightness, 8.5" x 11" - MORE SHEETS! (91635) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Craft Styrofoam Balls Bulk (124 Pack - 5 Sizes) for DIY Crafting and Decoration by My Toy House | White Color • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Greentime 1500 pcs Round Resin Buttons Mixed Color Assorted Sizes for Crafts Sewing DIY Manual Button Painting DIY Handmade Ornament Buttons, 2 Holes and 4 Holes • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Acerich 2000 Pcs 1cm Assorted Pompoms Multicolor Valentine Day Arts and Crafts Fuzzy Pom Poms Balls for DIY Creative Crafts Decorations • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
HEHALI 1000pcs Multicolor Pom Pom Balls, Assorted Sizes & Colors Pompoms for Arts and Craft Making Decorations • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 100 Count-Pack of 1, 8.9 x 11.4 Inches, Letter Size Sheets (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Perfect Stix - Cotton Balls M-500ct Cotton Balls M Cotton Balls, Pack of 500ct, Plain • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Amazon Basics Cotton Swabs, 500ct, Pack of 4 (Previously Solimo) • Amazon Business $12.47 1 $12.47
Spit Nests, Puke Power, and Other Brilliant Bird Adaptations (Picture Book Science) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Sunscreen, Frogsicles, and Other Amazing Amphibian Adaptations (Picture Book Science) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Stink Fights, Earwax, and Other Marvelous Mammal Adaptations (Picture Book Science) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Water-Walking, Sidewinding, and Other Remarkable Reptile Adaptations (Picture Book Science) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Anti-Freeze, Leaf Costumes, and Other Fabulous Fish Adaptations (Picture Book Science) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
300 Pcs Colorful Flexible Plastic Straws, BPA-Free Disposable Bendy Straws, 10.2" Long and 0.23'' Diameter • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Juvale 100 Pack 1-Inch Polystyrene Mini Foam Balls for Arts and Crafts, Christmas Ornaments, Classroom Spheres • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
500 Pieces Wiggle Googly Eyes Self Adhesive Black White Craft Eyes for DIY Crafts Decoration (0.4 in, 0.6 in, 0.8 in, 1 in, 1.2 in) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Animal Adaptations: How We Live in Our Habitat • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95

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