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Mrs. Carter from Oak Grove MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Endangered Animal Zoo

Help me give my students a creative opportunity to explore their inner ZOOLOGIST! With home supplied recyclables and plenty of paint, we can bring our endangered animals to life with this fun activity!

  • $279 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at our school have a lot to offer! They are kindhearted and intelligent little worker bees who love to keep our hive buzzing with activity!

Our classroom is a place of learning, discovery, creativity and the freedom to make mistakes.

We learn together, we grow together, and we succeed together because we know that..together we are better!

While we are great at hitting the books, we also love opportunities to get our hands dirty and let our creativity take the reins. It often guides us to the most unexpected places where even greater learning occurs.

My Project

The Endangered Animal Zoo is a culminating project that my students absolutely love to share with the entire school! After researching and collecting information on a selected endangered animal, each student will use recyclable materials to construct and paint the critter they have selected.

The endangered animals will be on full display as we invite the entire school to visit our "Endangered Animal Zoo" where the budding zoologists will entertain and educate guests with information about their chosen animal.

Guests will also enjoy animal themed activities, games, and snacks while perusing our gallery of student-created critters.

This creative, hands-on opportunity gives students the chance to go the extra mile beyond their research. They develop an even greater appreciation for their endangered animal as they spend weeks learning about it, then building/painting it, and finally, sharing the culmination of their learning with their peers.

Mrs. Carter
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
US Art Supply 20 Piece Large Round and Large Flat Hog Bristle Children's Tempera Paint Brushes • Amazon Business $11.96 3 $35.88
Handy Art® Little Masters Washable Tempera Paint Gallon White • Amazon Business $20.65 1 $20.65
Hot Glue Gun Sticks (Huge Bulk Pack of 6LB) Clear Full Size 10" Long x 0.44" Diameter Compatible with Full Size Industrial Glue Guns • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Handy Art® Little Masters Tempera Paint Gallon, Blue • Amazon Business $17.38 1 $17.38
Handy Art® Little Masters Washable Tempera Paint Gallon, Brown • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Handy Art® Little Masters Washable Tempera Paint Gallon, Green • Amazon Business $15.71 1 $15.71
Handy Art® Little Masters Washable Tempera Paint Gallon, Orange • Amazon Business $15.71 1 $15.71
Handy Art® Little Masters Washable Tempera Paint Gallon, Black • Amazon Business $15.71 1 $15.71
Handy Art® Little Masters Washable Tempera Paint Gallon, Blue • Amazon Business $15.71 1 $15.71
Crayola Washable Yellow Paint, 1 Gallon Size, Painting Supplies in Bulk • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Handy Art® Little Masters Tempera Paint Gallon, Red • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29

Materials cost

$203.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$236.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.80

Total project goal

$278.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$278.67

3 Donors

-$185.99

Donations toward project cost

-$158.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.89

match offer

-$92.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.90

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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