You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

Help teachers & students in your hometown this season!
Use code HOME at checkout and your donation will be matched up to $100.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

🍎 Are you a teacher?

Get updates on new projects in your area!


Middle School, Music Teacher

See this teacher's page

This teacher needs your help!

Mrs. Aguilar from Wauchula FL is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

See what Mrs. Aguilar is requesting

Financial Literacy Disguised With Dinosaurs!

Help me give my students these dinosaur-themed resources to go on an epic dino dig where they will improve their financial literacy through a play-based lesson.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

As a teacher in a Title I school, my students are faced with challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day.

I strive to help them become the best version of themselves. I want them to persevere, to change their mindset, to believe in themselves, and to know that their education is so important.

From the moment they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. It is my goal to inspire the earliest learners to continue on the path of academic excellence in a creative and positive way.

My Project

Kindergarten sets the stage for a child's educational career! It is a crucial year in a child's schooling because they are the building block, so it is important that my students know the necessary skills for future standards. I believe I need to prepare my students to learn about Financial Literacy through an engaging unforgettable lesson. Imagine walking into a kindergarten classroom that has been taken over by dinosaurs! All the numbers and classroom money have gone missing, and it is your students' job to find it all and save your school from the dinosaurs. BUT what's that? A mysterious crate. It must be in there? Oh no, it's locked! What now?

Let's grab our paleontologist supplies and get digging because Kindergartners learn best through play-based lessons!

I can't think of a better way to engage them than DINOSAURS! Students will have to complete a dinosaur-themed money and number activity in order to find the missing keys to the crates and save the classroom money and numbers from the dinosaurs. In the camo-cooler students will have to work together to dig up clay dinosaur fossils with different pictures of money and numbers where they will have to be identified and filled out on a corresponding worksheet. After the students complete this activity they will receive keys to unlock the crate revealing the missing classroom supplies and a reward.

Students will then be given a $20 reward that they can use to spend on dinosaur-themed activities such as dinosaur puzzles, putting together a dinosaur skeleton, dinosaur fossil dig, and digging up "fossils" out of chocolate chip cookies. Each of the mentioned activities will cost a different amount of money so students will be practicing managing money.

Mrs. Aguilar
Grades PreK-2

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Aguilar is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dino Egg Dig Kit - Break Open 12 Unique Dinosaur Eggs and Discover 12 Cute Dinosaurs - Easter Archaeology Science STEM Gift • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Dinosaur Party Favors Soap Supplies- 12 Pack Dino Jurassic Fossil Theme Party Decorations, Transparent Soap with Dinosaur Figure Fruit Scent • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Randosk Easter Mini Dinosaur Grow Eggs That Hatch in Water 2.75 in Dinosaur Egg Toys Easter Party Favors Supplies Basket Stuffer for Easter Birthday Gifts for Kids Boys • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Juvale Jurassic Dinosaur Birthday Party Supplies - Includes Dino Plates, Knives, Spoons, Forks, Napkins, and Cups, Serves 24 • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Jet Creations T-Rex Dinosaur Tyrannosaurus Inflatable 37 inch for pool party decoration birthday gift kids and adults DI-TYR3 • Amazon Business $14.48 1 $14.48
Dinosaur Birthday Party Supplies: 24 Dinosaur Party Masks - Masquerade and Halloween Dinosaur Face Mask - Foam Dinosaur Mask for Kids Themed Party Favors Decorations and Hats • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Dinosaur Party Supplies Cupcake Toppers and Wrappers 24 Pack Cupcake and Cake Decrorations for Kids Boys Birthday Party • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
US Toy - Assorted Dinosaur Skeleton Toy Figures, Made of Plastic, (1-Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


2 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Give back to your community

Find opportunities to impact local needs by exploring a map of classroom projects near you.

See local area

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Wauchula","showProjectRecommendations":true,"leadGenEnabled":false,"teachersOnPage":[4464670],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"hideTeacherDetails":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4013567,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":18,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Aguilar","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"4464670":{"owner":"Mrs. Aguilar","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4013567],"proposalHash":"1560416250","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20938360,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjM1NDYzMw==","MTExMTMyNw==","NjA5MDUxOQ=="],"teacherId":4464670,"schoolCounty":"Hardee","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}