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Mrs. Brown from Las Vegas NV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Buggy!! Learning All About Insects!

My students need to explore, discover, and learn all about insects!! They will have access to insect books, life cycle specimens, and inflatable life cycle stages.

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My Students

My students are bright, brilliant little beings. They are all special children with unique needs. I teach students with autism, and it is the most rewarding experience ever. They come from low-income families and most of my students come to school hungry.

I teach at a Title I school where students receive a free breakfast every morning.

Once their little bellies are full in the morning, they’re ready for learning. My students thrive off structure and routine in the classroom.

My Project

This is a great project that will allow for my students to learn all about insects in a hands-on way!! Students with autism love to really see and feel what they're learning in my classroom. Over the last three years, I always order caterpillars, ants, mealworms, and ladybug larvae. They really enjoy learning about these interesting litter creatures.

My students will be able to use the magnifying center to look up close at all the insects!!

My students are Kindergarten to Second grade, so the variety of supplies for their grade levels is very beneficial. The books relating to their grade level is a great learning tool. They will be able to learn the life cycle with ease with the centers in this project. They will have numerous activities to really enjoy this special science unit and focus on STEM for a month. They will explore so many life cycles of different insects. Some of the life cycle manipulatives will be a big hit because instead of writing and drawing they will be able to order them with their hands.

Mrs. Brown
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
TT914 - Insects Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
TT912 - Life Cycle Specimen Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
GG863 - Insects Book Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.50 1 $32.50
DD749 - Shake & Reveal Science Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL583 - Nature Up Close! Light Table Slides • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GR700 - Life Cycle Sequencing Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH585 - Insects Specimen Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD974 - Bugs & Insects Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL603 - Insects & Spiders Science Viewer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Learning Resources Butterfly Life Cycle • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Giant Inflatable Butterfly Life Cycle Stages 4 Piece Set w/ 21 Inch Butterfly • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
48-Piece Floor Puzzle for Kids - Bug and Insect Jumbo Jigsaw Puzzle, 1.9 x 2.9 Feet • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Butterfly Learning Toy - 4 Piece Set Shows Metamorphasis Of A Butterfly • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Melissa & Doug Magnetic Wooden Bug-Catching Puzzle Game (10 pcs) • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
Bugs Top Trumps Card Game | Educational Card Games • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
MAGIKON 6-Inch Bug Observation Net Cage, Butterfly Cage , Pop Up Habitat • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Grouchy Ladybug • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
The Very Busy Spider: A Lift-the-Flap Book (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Fun Express 1 Roll Realistic Bug/Insect Stickers (100 Piece), 1.5" • Amazon Business $4.35 1 $4.35
The Very Quiet Cricket (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Very Lonely Firefly (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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