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Mrs. Williams from Fairfax CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

My students need items such as books, potting mix, art supplies and seeds to get our farm and garden studies up and growing.

  • $549 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergartners are always ready to learn new things! My goal as a kindergarten teacher is to spark a love of learning and to begin a positive school experience for my students.

The five and six year old students in my class have their whole lives ahead of them and dream of becoming sky scraper builders, paleontologists, Olympians and Presidents.

It is my job to encourage my students to always try their best in all that they do. I want them to remember my voice when they are older saying, "You can do it!"

My Project

Kindergartners always look deeply and ask questions. I can't wait to teach this group where their food comes from! Many have never planted seeds before. Most do not know that ladybugs and other critters help our gardens grow. Using these new tools with some new books to add to our garden, farm and critter unit, will make learning and creating more special. We will write about how our garden grows and paint how the garden grows. We will observe and draw our in-class plants growing while our caterpillars and ladybugs change before being released to our outdoor garden. Bug shaped erasers will keep us estimating, counting, adding and subtracting. It will be eight weeks of learning, inspiration and fun before we head to a real working farm!

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Bulk Paint Brushes, 36ct Classpack, Brush Set, Great for Kids • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $40.11 1 $40.11
Crayola Colored Pencil Bulk, 240 Count Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $27.05 1 $27.05
Insect Lore Live Butterfly Growing Kit Toy - 5 Caterpillars to Butterflies - SHIP NOW • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
144 (1 Gross) ~ Mini Insect Erasers ~ Approx. 1/2" to 5/8" ~ Bees Butterflies Ladybugs ~ New • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Insect Lore Live Baby Ladybug Larvae - Ladybug Growing Kit REFILL with Ladybug Life Cycle Toy Figurines - SHIP NOW • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $19.62 1 $19.62
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $18.74 1 $18.74
Post-it Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Canary Yellow, 14 Pads/Pack + 4 Free Pads, 18 Pads Total, 100 Sheets/Pad • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Miracle-Gro 75078500 Seed Starting Potting Mix Bag, 8-Quart • Amazon Business $16.22 1 $16.22
Staples 52477-P12 Invisible Tape 12 Pack (Each 36 yards) • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
Sharpie Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $15.05 1 $15.05
Before We Eat: From Farm to Table • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
DRINKET 9-Oz Clear Plastic Cups Old Fashioned 9-Oz Clear Plastic Tumblers 100 Ct. Disposable Cups Reusable Cups Clear Heavy Duty Hard Plastic Party Cups Round Drinking Water Cups • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Rainbow Scribblers 24 pack of Beginner Big Pencils for kids, preschoolers, kindergarten, toddlers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Crayola Brown Washable Tempera Paint, 32-Ounce • Amazon Business $9.81 1 $9.81
One Bean • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Vegetables We Eat • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31
From Seed to Plant • Amazon Business $7.13 1 $7.13
An Earthworm's Life (Nature Upclose) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
100 Super Nova Sunflower Mix Seeds - 7 Different Types of Sunflower - by RDR Seeds • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?: The Story of Food (Exploring the Everyday) • Amazon Business $5.26 1 $5.26
Wiggling Worms at Work (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Ferry-Morse Fordhook Lima #242 Bush Bean Seeds • Amazon Business $4.85 1 $4.85

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