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Mrs. Cervantes from La Mesa CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Outside and Learn!

My students need an outdoor easel, paints, picnic table, and garden supplies to create a get outdoor learning experience.

  • $985 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Every day I get to come to school with my amazing students. Twenty-eight students with different backgrounds and stories to tell; amazing stories you can only get a from a 5-year old!

Our differences create a positive classroom environment where each student feels comfortable to make mistakes and try their hardest.

We are young, yet we are learning to support each other in a variety of ways by helping, communicating, and understanding each other. Being a classroom family and cheering for each other is what makes our class special!

Our school is a Title I urban school with a diverse population, serving free or reduced-price lunch to over 80% of our students. School becomes a safe haven for these scholars where expectations are the same every day. While they come to school to learn, they thrive when they are given the opportunity to utilize a variety of resources to make learning real and fun.

My Project

We have a great outdoor patio for learning and my students would love to use it. I want to have them actively learn while working on social and emotional skills.

The picnic table, mesh chairs, stack stools, and portable lap desks will give us the opportunity to bring our classroom outdoors.

We will use the garden gloves, garden tools, potting mix, and kneeling pads for a sensory garden play. Students will work on social and emotional skills with magnetic pattern blocks, sift and find alphabet, learning resources grow it and outdoor learning set, and play-doh.

We will create environmental art. They can use the doodle pros to sketch. The magnetic write and wipe board, double-sided easel, paint, sponge set, and brushes will bring a new dimension to outdoor learning by nurturing our creativity and imagination.

Being outdoors will develop our interest in the environment and keep us engaged and motivated to learn.

Mrs. Cervantes
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA583 - Stand-Up Magnetic Write & Wipe Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
KingCamp Low Sling Beach Camping Folding Chair with Mesh Back (Blue) • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98
Double Sided Indoor/Outdoor Plexiglass Art Easel (21 x 36 x 51 in) - Easy to Clean, Kids Can Draw or Paint From Both Sides • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Fisher-Price Slim Doodle Pro, Blue • Amazon Business $14.92 5 $74.60
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $50.49 1 $50.49
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Green • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
EE329 - Magnetic Pattern Block Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Lifetime 280094 Kid's Picnic Table • Amazon Business $48.23 1 $48.23
Espoma AP8 8-Quart Organic Potting Mix • Amazon Business $12.50 3 $37.50
EE256 - Sift & Find Alphabet Shells • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Best quality Kids Garden Tools set made of metal with sturdy wooden handle. Safe & right size for children, 8" long BAMBOO Gardening Tools for Kids • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Learning Resources New Sprouts Grow It!, 9 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.27 1 $24.27
Learning Resources Outdoor Discovery Set, 22 Pieces • Amazon Business $19.75 1 $19.75
Crayola Washable Kid's Paint (6 count) • Amazon Business $7.06 2 $14.12
Set of 4 - Foam Kneeling Pads Garden Knee Mat / Gardening Seat Cushion • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
YGDZ Top Quality 12 Pack Early Learning Mini Flower Sponge Painting Brushes Craft Brushes Set for Kids Shipping by FBA • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
G & F 1823-3 JustForKids Soft Jersey Kids Garden Gloves, Kids Work Gloves, 3 Pairs Green/Red/Blue per Pack • Amazon Business $7.71 1 $7.71
US Art Supply 6 Piece Jumbo Children's Tempera Artist Paint Brushes with Easy to Hold Stubby Handles • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96

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