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Mrs. Wilber from Sturgis MI is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Make Me a Green Thumb!

My students need a green house, seeds, and materials to start and maintain a garden with plants and vegetables.

  • $818 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are four years old, full of energy and a love for learning. Most come from low income families and many have IEP's that give them additional support in speech, fine motor, gross motor, and social skills. Many of my students and families are Spanish speaking or bilingual.

My class this year are kind, compassionate kids that care about the people in their school family.

They have shown a real interest in insects and signs of spring this month.

My Project

When we ask our students where lettuce or tomatoes come from they tell us Walmart. A very low percentage of our students have gardens at home or have been to a greenhouse or farm. We want our students to see the process of planting, cultivating, and harvesting plants and flowers. With the greenhouse and classroom planting kit, we will be able to help our students see where plants and food come from in a hands-on way. They will learn what it takes to keep plants alive as well as eat things that they grew themselves. They will grow in science, life skills, and nutrition.

Mrs. Wilber
Grades PreK-2
    More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 100 students.

    5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GREENHOUSE GREEN THUMB CLASSROOM • School Specialty $52.04 6 $312.24
VEGGIE MINI DOME CLASS KIT • School Specialty $47.35 6 $284.10

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