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Ms. Melissa from Brooklyn NY is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us See a Performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Help me give my students and chaperones tickets to see a live black light puppet performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories.

  • $221 goal

This project expired on December 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a dynamic group of fabulous kindergarten students in an​ extremely diverse school in New York. My students love reading funny stories, writing, poetry, creating art, exploring in science, learning new words, building, dancing, singing, playing math games, playing with puppets, and learning new facts. We are obsessed with our composting worm bin!

My class absolutely loves our beloved puppet, Chef Lotsa Words.

He cooks up sight words, poems, vocabulary words, and books each day in his "magic" pot. My students are funny, enthusiastic, inquisitive, compassionate, and sweet.

My Project

I would love for my students to experience the joy of seeing Eric Carle books come to life in an incredible puppet performance. Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s three beloved stories by Eric Carle, the award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. High up in the sky, Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, including a sheep, and an airplane, a shark and more. The Mixed-Up Chameleon is bored with his life, sitting about predictably changing color all day. Following an adventurous trip to the zoo, he attempts to emulate the beautiful animals he sees before coming to the conclusion that there is value in his own unique self.

Your donation will ensure that my students have tickets to an incredible and memorable live theater performance while deepening their love of Eric Carle books!

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center $155.00

Trip cost

$155.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$187.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.06

Total project goal

$220.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$220.38

1 Donor

-$220.38

Donations toward project cost

-$187.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.06

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$0.00

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