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Ms. Melissa from Brooklyn NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarteners Love Worms and Helping Others!

Help me give my students storage bins for supplies, Valentine's Day stickers, flower stickers and a worm viewing kit!

  • $173 goal

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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

My kindergarten students are going to embark on a year long worm study! We would love a compost worm bin. I would love to add an earthworm viewing kit so my students can peek into the underground world of earthworms! We will see how they turn waste into soil and dig tunnels to create drainage for plants. We can perform experiments to demonstrate how worms live and work underground. We also would love to create fall holiday cards for homebound senior citizens to be added to their City Meals On Wheels meals. We could use heart stickers and flower stickers so we can make Valentine's Day and spring cards. I would love to have color coded crayon and flair pen bins for each table.

Your donation will help us learn more about worms, help us spread joy with our holiday cards and help keep us more organized!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Worm Vue Wonders™ Kit • Oriental Trading $44.89 1 $44.89
Classroom Pencil & Marker Baskets • Oriental Trading $18.39 1 $18.39
Classroom Small Square Storage Baskets • Oriental Trading $9.69 1 $9.69
Fabulous Foam Self-Adhesive Flower Shapes • Oriental Trading $9.19 1 $9.19
Valentine's Day Self-Adhesive Shapes • Oriental Trading $9.19 1 $9.19
Bright Self-Adhesive Heart Shapes • Oriental Trading $9.19 1 $9.19

Materials cost

$100.54

Vendor shipping charges

$14.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$147.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.95

Total project goal

$172.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.99

1 Donor

-$147.04

Donations toward project cost

-$147.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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