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Mrs. Jeffreys from Sault Sainte Marie MI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Natural Outdoor Classroom

Help me give my students materials to explore the natural environment in their outdoor classroom!

  • $254 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fun, sweet and energetic and LOVE to learn! They all have different learning styles, but all have high energy. All my students are special in their own way and they deserve the BEST environment to learn in.

My students come from all different demographics.

Some families have one parent who work​ or no parents that work. The children and families I work with are all amazing, and deserving of things to help facilitate their learning in the best way possible.

My Project

Outdoor classrooms are so important for children to explore the natural world! Most kids are stuck indoors for most of their school day. We have started an outdoor play space (outdoor classroom) to our program to promote learning through nature and outdoor experiences. Children learn best through experiences, and lots of space to learn.

Outdoor play helps promote social, and emotional, and physical development, through the exploration of their senses, sight, and experiences.

They have the opportunity to discover, create, and problem-solve through these experiences outdoors. Many of these experiences will help my students learn to take risks, try new things, and gain an understanding of the natural world!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acrylic Flower Pot Hanging Planter Pot, Window Planter Tray with Strong Suction Cups, Indoor and Outdoor Decoration Gift (L-12x4x4") • Amazon Business $18.39 4 $73.56
iPlay, iLearn Heavy Duty Construction Site Play Set, Collectible Model Vehicles, Metal Tractor Toy, Dump Truck, Excavator, Digger, Compact Gift Toy for 3, 4, 5 Year Olds, Toddlers, Boys, Kids • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Learning Resources Primary Science Jumbo Magnifiers with Stand, Set of 6 Magnifiers, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
YUT Window Hanging Bird feeders for Outside, Removable Tray Acrylic Outdoor Window Bird House with Drain Holes, 4 Extra Super Strong Suction Cup, Transparent Viewing, Outside Hanging Birdhouse Kits • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Wooden Scoopers 4 Inchs Long, 15 Unfinished Mini Wooden Scoops - Mini Wooden Scoops for Mason Jars & Sensory Bins, Bath Salts, Minerals, Candies, Sugar & Coffee by Woodpeckers • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Bulk Package of Natural Pinecones-24 Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Liberty Imports Double Sand Wheel Beach Toy Set for Kids with Bucket, Shovels, Rakes, Sailboat & 3 Shape Molds • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94

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