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Mrs. Cook from Flint MI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Science in Kindergarten

Help me give my students a praying mantis kit, ladybug refill kit, caterpillar refill kit, ant factory, grow a frog kit, and jumbo magnifiers.

  • $222 goal

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My Students

I teach kindergarten in an inner city school in Flint, Michigan, where 100% of our students qualify for free lunch. The majority of our students come to us below grade level and have little academic support at home due to the life circumstances of their families.

My students are eager to learn, but need a lot of additional support in all subject areas, in order for them to be successful in their future endeavors.

Your donations to our projects help us to make that happen for the students that we are blessed to serve.

My Project

My students need caterpillars, ladybug Larvae refill, a grow a frog kit, a praying mantis kit, and an ant factory for learning about life science in our classroom. We had some of these living creatures in our room last year and the students loved it. I am hoping to be able to give my current students the same experience. I have also included jumbo magnifiers so that the students can get a close up look as the insects and tadpole grow and change. The addition of these items will enhance our unit of living things as the students will be able to make observations and discuss what they are seeing with one another.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olympia Sports 11832 Grow-A-Frog Kit • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Insect Lore Live Cup of 10 Caterpillars to Butterflies - Butterfly Growing Kit REFILL - SHIP NOW • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Learning Resources Primary Science Jumbo Magnifiers with Stand • Amazon Business $26.77 1 $26.77
Insect Lore Live Praying Mantis Gift Set • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Educational Insights GeoSafari Day 'N' Night Ant Factory • Amazon Business $22.78 1 $22.78
Insect Lore Ladybug Larvae Live Refill, Brown • Amazon Business $18.69 1 $18.69

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