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Ms. Allison from Saint Paul MN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need windowsill succulent and herb gardens to learn about taking care of living things.

  • $292 goal

This project expired on January 8, 2019.

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My Students

I work with 100 amazing K-5th grade students as an EL (English Learners) teacher. I teach language-focused lessons and provide a safe, creative and fun place to practice English. I hold all students to high standards and focus on a growth mindset.

Thank you for supporting my children and their families, my classroom and school, and our community!

My students are eager to learn about the world around them and are hard workers. Their language skills and cultural experiences are such an asset to our school and I am proud to be their teacher.

My Project

I am requesting some do-it-yourself succulent and herb gardens and tools so that I can teach students about how to grow and care for living things. These windowsill gardens will provide unique, hands-on learning opportunities for children to plant and grow succulents and herbs. We can make a plan, work together, follow instructions and enjoy our efforts throughout the school year.

My EL students would greatly benefit from this authentic planting, growing and care-taking experience.

It is important for children to learn how to care for and respect living things. Students will have ownership in our classroom gardens. This project will provide a lot of academic and social language practice in both speaking and writing.

My hope is to inspire students to try something new and remember to care for all the living things on our earth.

Ms. Allison
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Succulent Gardens Large Succulent Trough Planter DIY Kit, 17" Redwood Frame, Multicolor • Amazon Business $61.00 2 $122.00
Magical, Fairy Garden Accessories Set for Outdoors - 13-Piece, Solar Glow In the Dark Miniatures Kit for Gardens - Whimsical and Imaginative for Adults, Kids - Colorful House and Fairies Kit for Girls • Amazon Business $51.95 1 $51.95
Windowsill Herb Garden Kit, Herb Planter Comes Complete with a 10 Variety Non GMO Heirloom Herb Seed Collection & Herb Pots. • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Ginsco 7pcs Succulent Transplanting Miniature Fairy Garden Planting Gardening Hand Tools Set • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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