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Mrs. Painter from Riverton IL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Magical Theater

Help me give my students tickets to see a live stage performance of "The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System."

  • $910 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the privilege of spending my days with eager, curious, and enthusiastic 7 and 8-year-olds who want to do their very best at everything they try. They are growing up in a world that allows them to be individuals and respects their individual differences and learning styles.

Each year, I try something new to allow for greater flexibility and to encourage collaboration and deeper learning.

I am very excited about the dream I have for the students I am working with this year!

My Project

Do you remember the first time you saw a live stage performance? Our students have the opportunity to see the TheatreWorks USA performance of "The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System" at Sangamon Auditorium to have that first experience of their own.

"The Magic School Bus" is a beloved children's book and animated television series that combines entertainment with education and inspires our second graders to explore the world around them.

Ms. Frizzle's class frequently takes field trips on "The Magic School Bus" to not only learn about the world around them, but to actually experience the world, whether that involves being baked into a cake to explore chemistry or to become microscopic and travel around the body of a sick classmate to learn about germs and white blood cells.

In this particular adventure, Ms. Frizzle and her students head to the planetarium to find that it is closed. Therefore, Ms. Frizzle truns the bus into a rocket and takes her class into outer space where they explore gravity, the planets themselves, and even an asteroid belt.

Imagine being seven or eight and seeing some of your favorite characters come to life on stage before you! This will be a memorable experience for our students...one they will NEVER forget! We appreciate your assistance in giving our students this first experience of a live stage performance!

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

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18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 122 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity UIS Ticket Office $732.00

Trip cost

$732.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$772.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$136.41

Total project goal

$909.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$909.39

13 Donors

-$684.98

Donations toward project cost

-$585.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$220.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$187.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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