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Mrs. Sodano from Oak Harbor WA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flowers, and Herbs, and Salad...Oh My!

Help me give my students AeroGarden growing systems, seed pods, and activity kits.

  • $576 goal

This project expired on February 28, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These early learners are filled with curiosity and an eagerness to explore and find out more about the world in which they live. The majority of these students have a parent (or two!) serving in the military. They come from diverse backgrounds with varied early life experiences and arrive at school each morning excited about what the day has in store for them.

Our school is working hard to provide real-world learning experiences that empower our students to make positive life choices.

It is important that our students have the opportunities and resources needed to support this effort. Our goal is to connect the learning that takes place at school to everyday activities.

My Project

Early learners are fascinated with all things science related. This is especially true when it comes to living things. My students love spending time in our school garden, watching things grow, and eating what is harvested. Their learning experience is limited not by their desire but by the short growing season in western Washington. Two months into the school year and these eager first graders are excited about observing plants as they progress through their life cycle and discovering how to provide them with what they need to grow and thrive.

Winter is coming, but that doesn't mean the learning must end!

Using AeroGarden growing systems, seed pods, and specially designed activities, these young gardeners can continue to deepen their knowledge of various plants as they grow them indoors. No matter how wet and gray the day is outside, they can make observations and develop problem-solving skills as they care for flowers, herbs, and salad ingredients throughout the growth process. As they harvest their crops, my students will learn how delicious things taste when you have grown them yourself!

Mrs. Sodano
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AeroGarden Harvest 360 - Black • Amazon Business $133.59 1 $133.59
AeroGarden Sprout LED with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit, Black • Amazon Business $75.11 1 $75.11
AeroGarden Herbie Kid's Garden with Pizza Party Activity Kit • Amazon Business $47.81 1 $47.81
AeroGarden Be the Bee Pollinator • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
AeroGarden ​Kids Lettuce Garden Activity Kit • Amazon Business $26.34 1 $26.34
AeroGarden Snapdragon Puppet Show Garden Activity Kit • Amazon Business $22.82 1 $22.82
AeroGarden Mountain Meadows Flower Seed Pod Kit (7-Pod) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
AeroGarden Salsa Garden Seed Pod Kit • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
AeroGarden Red Heirloom Cherry Tomato Kit for Ultra, Extra, Classic 7 Models • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
AeroGarden Fresh Tea Seed Pod Kit (6-Pod) • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
AeroGarden Grow Anything Seed Pod Kit (6-Pod) • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96

Materials cost

$416.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$489.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.30

Total project goal

$575.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$575.33

2 Donors

-$540.04

Donations toward project cost

-$489.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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