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Ms. Matson from Alexandria VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Loves Bugs!

My students need materials to learn about the life cycles of bugs!

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I school. The majority of students at my school get free or reduced-price lunch. Many of my students come to kindergarten without preschool experience. Therefore, we start at the beginning, teaching basic letter identification, and by the end of kindergarten they are reading!

My students have hard lives outside of school, but the minute they step into my classroom they know that they are loved.

They know they are there to learn and become the successful individuals that they can be.

My Project

We are requesting materials that will help us learn all about the fascinating world of bugs! It's no secret that kids are interested in bugs. That makes it the most fun way to teach about life cycles in the spring!

There's no better way to learn the life cycle of an insect, than by watching it happen in front of your eyes.

The butterfly and ladybug kits we are requesting will help us do just that. We are also requesting science kit that will allow my students to look up close at an assortment of REAL bugs to make observations just like scientists do. Finally, we are requesting a set of science file folder games to help us include more science throughout our day. These are great for students to do as they finish work early to maximize our daily science instruction.

Ms. Matson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF512 - Science File Folder Games - K-Gr.1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
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
DD646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Insect Lore Ladybug Growing Kit Toy - Includes Voucher Coupon for Baby Ladybug Larave to Adult Ladybugs - SHIP LATER • Amazon Business $17.19 1 $17.19
Albanese Candy Mini Gummi Butterflies (1) 5 Pound Bag, Gummi Candy, Assorted Flavors, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Fat Free, Low Calorie • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$118.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$149.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.46

Total project goal

$176.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.38

3 Donors

-$86.86

Donations toward project cost

-$76.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.78

match offer

-$86.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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