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Ms. Pineda from Chicago IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

From Spring to Life!

Help me give my students real world experiences and bring the magic of mother nature into our classroom through these plant germination and butterfly kits.

  • $196 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a pre-k classroom composed by 19 unique students whose ages range from 3 to 5. My students are very artistic, curious and energetic; they respond well to creative learning environments. They can be found building, singing, dancing, painting, writing, reading books, engaged in dramatic play, brainstorming, planning and putting ideas into action. My students are also very talkative. They love participating in group discussions, sharing their work, personal experiences and points of view in front of the classroom.

My Project

Nothing like growing a plant from a seed! Nothing like seeing a caterpillar turning into a butterfly! By supporting this project, you are helping to offer exciting learning opportunities for my young students who are very curious and eager to learn about the mysterious, magic world surrounding them.

Besides helping them to make meaningful connections with the outside world from the comfort and protection of their school environment, the plant germination and butterfly kits will continue feeding their curiosity and natural desire to learn and they will also be creating new opportunities for my students to collaborate and spread ideas.

Ms. Pineda
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brassica Butterfly Rearing System • Carolina Biological Supply Company $47.74 1 $47.74
Plant Science Classroom Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $30.82 1 $30.82
Peat Pots, 2 1/4 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $11.02 2 $22.04
Carolina Seed Starter Mix • Carolina Biological Supply Company $10.80 2 $21.60

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