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Ms. Norris from Humble TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fly With the Butterflies

My students need nectar and milkweed plants in order to create a butterfly garden.

  • $322 goal

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My Students

My elementary school is full of curious and inquisitive students wanting to learn. We nurture a student culture of world-changers in our school and community. The best part is that students can step outside and experience first-hand all components of life. Relevant learning is key to student success.

What better way to foster our learning environment by providing outdoor learning investigations that apply to real-life.

I want to provide the materials our students need to continue to grow and learn through interactive hands-on experiences outdoors.

My Project

A great way to bring the classroom outside is to provide an inviting learning space for students. Students can learn about the life cycles of butterflies while viewing an interactive habitat.

Our school garden is a great place for students to learn how to build a butterfly habitat while understanding the importance of conservation and plant and animal relationships.

Our students already enjoy visiting our school garden to continue their learning outside. I would love to have the opportunity to create a space for ALL students at my elementary to enjoy outside and continue their learning in ALL content areas. The butterfly bushes, nectar, and milkweed seeds will provide an excellent learning environment as it fosters a butterfly habitat for all students to enjoy and creates a calm place for other learning experiences to occur.

Ms. Norris
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
InSpired Violet Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) Live Shrub, Purple Flowers, 4.5 in. Quart • Amazon Business $17.99 8 $143.92
Home Furnishings by Larry Traverso Rubber Victorian Garden Stepping Stone, 11-3/4-Inches, Black • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Shasta Daisy Seeds - Perennial Flower - Butterfly Nectar 3,000 Seeds • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
5000 Pure White Cleome Seeds - Spider Plants - Nectar Flower for Monarch Butterflies • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
100 Pink Common Milkweed (Asclepias Syriaca) Flower Seeds • Amazon Business $5.88 1 $5.88
100 Butterfly Milkweed / Monarch Flower Seeds ( Asclepias Tuberosa) • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48
100 Showy Milkweed Seeds (Asclepias Speciosa) • Amazon Business $5.48 1 $5.48

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