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Mr. Buchanan from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Birdwatchers Need Binoculars!

My students need 22 binoculars in order to gain birding skills while attending various birdwatching field trips.

  • $568 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten students cannot fully develop birdwatching skills without having immediate access to their own set of binoculars specifically designed for their small hands and faces.

My kindergarten students attend public school in a K-8 charter in a large west coast urban metropolis.

Like the city itself, they represent a diversity of racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. But they all have something in common, too. They come from families who value a progressive, hand-on education that emphasizes the arts and sciences.

My Project

This coming spring I am taking my class of 22 kindergartners on field trips to various parks, estuaries, beaches, and other locales and teaching them the explicit skill of birdwatching--which absolutely requires the use of good binoculars like the ones I am requesting.

I believe that it is more important than ever for students to feel connected to nature.

By teaching my students to become birdwatchers, I am helping them gain a better understanding of the very close connection between people and the environment they live in.

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Celestron UpClose Roof Prism Series 10 x 25 Binocu • Carolina Biological Supply Company $17.05 22 $375.10

Materials cost

$375.10

Vendor shipping charges

$37.51

State sales tax

$34.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$482.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.16

Total project goal

$567.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$567.72

6 Donors

-$380.91

Donations toward project cost

-$323.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.14

match offer

-$186.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$158.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.02

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$0.00

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