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Ms. Smith from Cocoa FL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Developing My Little Scientists

Help me give my students experiences with science. Many of our curriculum topics include trees, insects, and plants. The science specimens will give them hands on experiences. Little engineers will love to experiment with the coasters.

  • $363 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a Pre-k teacher in a public school. 100% of our students are from low income homes. My students from Florida are part of a Head Start Program. This program gives children from all cultures, areas, and various incomes an opportunity to learn and thrive. My energetic preschoolers enter the classroom ready to learn, discover, and explore.

Studies show that brain development is most crucial during the first 5 years of life.

Our students gleefully interact with stories as I read, draw pictures, build structures, and pretend play throughout the day.

They beam with joy as they proudly identify letters and discover sounds. They love to learn! Your donations will fund projects to increase critical thinking skills and basic academic skills, while allowing children to have fun.

My Project

Isn't it wonderful to see little minds at work? Our curriculum has studies including trees, insects and simple machines. I have the pleasure of helping these eager youngsters develop into inquisitive scientists.

Early childhood learning is dependent on students having hands on experiences and learning through play.

My students love to handle and observe "creepy crawly's" (their words), plants and other creatures they would never see up close.

Most of my Pre-k students are so excited to build. The build a coaster will allow them to develop planning skills, see the results and problem solve when the plan doesn't work.

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT910X - Easy-View Early Science Specimens - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
LL570 - Engineer-A-Coaster Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

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