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Ms. Helen from Warminster PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nature Kitchen

Help me give my students an opportunity to explore, learn, and love the outdoors!

  • $604 goal

This project expired on September 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in an inclusive Pre-K classroom. We have 20 students including Head Start, Pre-K Counts, and Special Needs. They are curious, creative and ready to be challenged! They love any hands on learning and would greatly benefit from more interactive tools. Each child brings their own gifts and challenges to our classroom. They require a variety of activities to meet their specific needs!

I would love to create a Nature Kitchen with loose parts.

Our center shares its outdoor space with a church. So, making our nature tools mobile is crucial!

My Project

We will use these materials to create a mobile Nature Kitchen with loose parts. This will enable us to provide the base materials for our children to explore nature on our playground. We can provide seasonal additions to make the kitchen more engaging!

Letting the students build and create with natural loose parts gives them opportunities to problem solve, regulate their emotions, and fall in love with nature.

Playing outside has proven to be an effective way to help children manage their emotions and make real connections to the world around them. Students ask more questions and are delighted at their discoveries.

Ms. Helen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olicamp Stainless Steel Mess Kit • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.95 4 $79.80
Picnic Mat Cozyswan 59''x79'' Picnic Blanket Striped Handy Beach Mat Sandproof and Waterproof for Picnic, Beaches, RVing and Outings • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Naturals Starter Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $53.96 1 $53.96
Clear Treasure Blocks - Set of 8 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Primary Treasure Blocks - Set of 8 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Scoops & Sifter Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $44.96 1 $44.96
Sea Beans - 1kg Bag • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.26 1 $33.26
Kitchen Utensil Set, 21 Piece AILUKI Cook Utensil Set Silicone Cooking Utensil Set Stainless Steel Utensils Cookware Set, Great Kitchen Tools for Gift • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Cospring Set of 4 Solid Wood Bowl, 4.5 inch Dia by 2-5/8 inch, for Rice, Soup, Dip, Decoration (Middle) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Play & Explore Bugs • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.36 1 $23.36
Wooden 8.9-inch Spoons and Forks for Desserts, Chips, Snacks, Cereal, Salad, Fruit, Decoration (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Flambeau 4007 Tuff Tainer Box • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.99 2 $11.98
Squeezy Tweezerstm • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 1 $11.66
Flambeau Tuff Tainer Utility Box • DICK'S Sporting Goods $6.99 1 $6.99

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