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Mrs. Diaz from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning In The Kingdom Of Insects!

My students need a butterfly nursery, a coupon for extra caterpillars, bugs & insects instant learning center, insects & spiders science viewer, a life cycle sequencing kit, and insects books.

  • $357 goal

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My Students

I teach Reading and Language Arts to 44 first grade students. All my students receive free breakfast and lunch. Since October our school started to serve dinner too. Some of them are still missing personal belongings due to Hurricane Harvey. Despite the many challenges they're facing, they are coming to school every single day. They want to be in school because they are very anxious and willing to learn all they can, so they may become successful in their lives.

My Project

Having a butterfly nursery with live caterpillars in my classroom will allow my students to observe in real life the butterfly metamorphosis. They could observe and record these changes in graphic organizers, and retell the right sequencing to a partner. The real bugs discovery kit, books, insects specimen center, and insects & spiders science viewer will allow my students to have a close look at different kind of insects, they can use their journals to illustrate and write facts and details about them.

By donating to our project you will help to motivate my students' interest in science as well as learning and improving their reading and language skills.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC362 - The Butterfly Nursery • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
DD974 - Bugs & Insects Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GR700 - Life Cycle Sequencing Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC63 - Coupon for 3-5 Extra Caterpillars • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LL603 - Insects & Spiders Science Viewer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
TT548 - Lakeshore Heavy-Duty Magnifier • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
FG206 - Peel & Stick Magnet Dots • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LL104 - Colored Clothespins • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
Insectos / Bugs • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Pequeños poderosos: Cosas diminutas, grandes resultados (Mighty Micros: Little Things, Big Results) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Animales arquitectos (Animal Architects) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Increíble pero real: Animales extraños (Strange But True: Bizarre Animals) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Insectos constructores (Bug Builders) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Los hogares de los animales/ Animal Homes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
La Mariposa (The Butterfly) • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
El cuerpo de los insectos (Insect Bodies) • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
¡Locos por insectos y arañas! (Going Buggy) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Pájaros e insectos (Birds And Bugs) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Saltamontes/Katydids • AKJ Education $4.20 1 $4.20
La vida desde arriba (Life At The Top) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
El cuerpo de los insectos • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61

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