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Mrs. Robles from Cache OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Insect Exploration

My students need books and tools to investigate and explore insects.

  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing, energetic learners. In our Transitional First grade class all students need a little extra time to develop motor skills, academics and social skills before they are moved to first grade. The students have positive attitude and we are growing the love of learning.

My students need flexibility and choices to aid their learning environment.

We learn through thematic units that teach us about the world around us.

We are a Title I school district. We are in a military community which means we have students moving in and out of our community. We are diverse learners that have a variety of special needs.

My Project

This project is going to be amazing. I already include a insect unit in our T-1 curriculum. These items will enhance it so much. The books will obviously provide research and reading materials. As well as provide realistic picture. The fictional books are wrote by Eric Carle, a beloved author. The book have repetition which helps with fluency. The toys and magnifying insects will provide a prospective of size, color and category. The live insects will offer daily observations and data to collect. It will also be super fun and engaging.

"Curiosity about the world around us, about what makes it and us TICK is at the foundation of invention, of creativity." Teaching science well can nurture that curiosity, can satisfy some of that yearning to understand WHY."

Mrs. Robles
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insect Lore Ladybug Land Gift Set Live Habitat Kit • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Insect Lore Live Butterfly Growing Kit Gift Box Set - 5 Caterpillars to Butterflies with Feeder Butterfly Toys and More - SHIP NOW • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Bugs World Insect Marbles (Set of 15) with Magnifying Glass • Amazon Business $24.96 1 $24.96
The Very Lonely Firefly • AKJ Education $23.39 1 $23.39
The Very Clumsy Click Beetle • AKJ Education $22.49 1 $22.49
The Very Quiet Cricket A Multi-Sensory Book • AKJ Education $21.59 1 $21.59
Ultimate Bugopedia: The Most Complete Bug Reference Ever (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Amazing Insects Magnetic Build-it • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Life Cycles • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Darice 1029-03 16-Piece Plastic Insects, 2-Inch • Amazon Business $5.22 1 $5.22
Magic School Bus Presents: Insects A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Bugs Are Insects • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Fun Express 1 Roll Realistic Bug/Insect Stickers (100 Piece), 1.5" • Amazon Business $4.35 1 $4.35
The Very Lonely Firefly • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Some Bugs Glow In the Dark • AKJ Education $1.75 1 $1.75

Materials cost

$208.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$258.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.69

Total project goal

$304.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.62

3 Donors

-$152.30

Donations toward project cost

-$129.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.84

match offer

-$152.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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