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Mrs. Lena from Baltimore MD is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nature Around Us

My students need branch blocks, a variety of local birds, a natural sounds musical kit, and books to engage and learn about the animals in their local environments.

  • $263 goal

This project expired on January 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students range from a variety of needs, from communication to sensory. We are a Title I school attempting to support the whole child in academics, social, and physical areas. We strive to give our students exposure to community jobs, roles, and real-life experiences. Our school community strives to meet all learners through a variety of engaging experiences and through hands-on learning.

My students deserve access to materials that assist them in practicing skills and allows them to engage in developmentally appropriate ways in the classroom as well as the community.

My Project

Having access to materials that allow my students to engage with their natural environment within the classroom setting will help develop compassion towards the animals and give my students experiences in how to care for animals, take care of their environment to be mindful of the living creatures that share the outdoor space.

Engaging with physical materials will teach animal compassion and habits within the classroom environment to help my students generalize how to interact and take care of living creatures in the world.

My students will be able to study local birds, their sounds, how to identify creatures as well as can create habitats with the branch blocks and a variety of other materials.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kinder Branch Blocks • Kaplan Early Learning Company $59.46 1 $59.46
Nature Sounds Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $46.71 1 $46.71
Backyard Birds (Set of 3) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.06 1 $22.06
Audubon North American Birds (Set of 3) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.06 1 $22.06
Itsy Bitsies Plush Spotted Owls - Set of 3 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.11 1 $16.11
Birds Need Trees, Trees Need Birds - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.76 2 $13.52

Materials cost

$179.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$223.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.43

Total project goal

$262.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$262.85

2 Donors

-$87.62

Donations toward project cost

-$74.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.14

match offer

-$175.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.28

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$0.00

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