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Mrs. Coleman from Tuscaloosa AL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fish Are Friends!

My students need an Easy-View Classroom Aquarium in order to observe and care for our classroom pet fish.

  • $295 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the pleasure of teaching 18 four and five year old students. Many of them have never attended a structured school setting. My job is to provide a safe and inviting environment that fosters an early love of learning. My school is a Title 1 school in the state of Alabama where 100% of the school population receives free lunch.

My Pre-K students are energetic, curious and have a natural love for learning.

They are inquisitive and learn best through play. Every day in our class is a new adventure!

My goal is to provide opportunities and materials that will allow my students to explore early science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts.

My Project

Having an aquarium in our Pre-K classroom will allow my students to have hands-on experiences caring for and bonding with their pet fish each day. Sadly, our current fish tank no longer functions properly. A new fish tank will allow students to see our fish clearly as they begin to understand how caring for their fish is so important.

Studies have shown that having a fish in any classroom has a relaxing and calming effect on all children.

Although my classroom has a variety of personalities, skill sets, backgrounds and needs, ALL students will benefit social-emotionally by having a classroom aquarium.

Mrs. Coleman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EA211 - Easy-View Classroom Aquarium • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
EA213 - Extra Filters Refill Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
EA212 - Aquarium Accessory Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$200.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.18

Total project goal

$294.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$294.55

4 Donors

-$147.28

Donations toward project cost

-$125.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.09

match offer

-$147.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$125.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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