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Mrs. Berry from Plymouth NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Frog Specialists in the Making

Help me give my students the experience to watch, read, and learn about a frog's life cycle.

  • $230 goal

This project expired on January 28, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are imaginative and creative. They want every opportunity to learn new things. Unfortunately, a lot of my students' parents has very little money. The school is a Title I school.

They love to learn by doing hands-on activities and experience things they don't get to do at home.

They learn best by seeing and touching real things instead of always learning from a book. This makes learning fun for them. When learning is fun, they learn so much more.

My Project

In the second grade Science curriculum, my students must learn what a life cycle is and describe the life cycle of different animals. Frogs are one of the life cycles my students must describe.

My students learn better by doing and seeing, than by sitting and listening.

The products I am asking for will do just that. My students will be able to experience observing tadpoles turning into frogs. They will record their observations in their journals. They will also feed them and read about them, using these resources.

My students experience, through 4H, a chick's life cycle. This year we can't afford to buy tadpoles and the materials to go with it, because of Title 1 funds going to mostly more staff. I try to give my students as many hands-on experiences as possible. Taking care of a tadpole/frog also teaches them responsibility as well as make Science fun.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE642 - Frogs Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.50 1 $44.50
HH267 - Read About Science Learning Center - Life Cycles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Raise-A-Frog Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $26.95 1 $26.95
Bullfrog Tadpoles, Living, Large, 1-1/2 to 3-1/2 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $20.25 1 $20.25
MAGNETIC FROG LIFE CYCLE • Frey Scientific $19.61 1 $19.61
Frog and Tadpole Bites • Carolina Biological Supply Company $3.15 1 $3.15

Materials cost

$144.45

Vendor shipping charges

$7.39

State sales tax

$11.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$195.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.46

Total project goal

$229.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$229.74

2 Donors

-$229.74

Donations toward project cost

-$195.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.46

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$0.00

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