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Mrs. Simpson from Bradenton FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New and Nocturnal Experiences

Help me give my students the experience of truly adapting our classroom learning environment to learn about an array nocturnal animals and their habitats.

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a school where 61% of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch. My class is an integrated prekindergarten room, which consists of students aged three to five years old. The class consists of 30% students who have Individualized Education Plans. The students are learning through investigation, exploration, and building their curiosity through a science-based curriculum every day. Their success is vibrant through their dedication, perseverance, and above all their smiles through the numerous unit-learning projects we have completed. Some ending projects include creating a “save the millipedes” video that was broadcast on our daily news to the whole school, to working with Scholastic Books to publish a book about “Building Around the World.” My ultimate goal is to build every student's love for learning, and to keep enriching my students’ lives to help assist them in building the best educational foundation I can.

My Project

My students are in love with learning about animals. From animals they have seen at the ocean, animals in the zoo, to nocturnal animals which we do not get to see, my students are eager and desire to learn more about these animals.

I want to give my students the most hands-on experience to learn about their favorite nocturnal animals by transforming their learning environment to inspire their interests and learning.

Through a research based exploration project involving library visits, technology, and an array of questions to answer, my students will gain a full understanding of nocturnal animals and their habitats. Using Realistic Looking Animals Toys Set, 3" Realistic Animals for Zoo, and UV LED Black Strip Lights my students will have the opportunity to be full immersed in their learning experience of their favorite nocturnal animals.

Mrs. Simpson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Black Light, OPPSK 27W 9LED UV Bar Glow in the Dark Party Supplies for Blacklight Party Birthday Wedding Stage Lighting • Amazon Business $34.49 2 $68.98
UV LED Black Strip Light, 5m/16.4ft DC12V 24W 300Leds Fluorescent Glowing Stage Lamp,IP65 Waterproof Ultraviolet Strip Kit for Outdoor and Indoor Entertainments (with DC12V 2A Power Supply) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Animals Figure, 25 Piece Realistic Looking Animals Toys Set(4 inch), ValeforToy Jungle Wild Vinyl Plastic Animal Learning Toys For Boys Girls Kids Toddlers Forest Animals Toys Party Favors Playset • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Glow King 5-Pack SUPER BRIGHT UV Blacklight Reactive Fluorescent/Neon Gaffer Tape Matte Finish • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
NW 32pcs Mixed Model Trees Model Train Scenery Architecture Trees Model Scenery with No Stands(0.79-6.30inch) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Neliblu Realistic Animal Toy Figures - 3" Realistic Animals for Zoo - Animal Play Sets - Fun Toys for Children, Birthday Party Favors, Classroom Educational Animal Figures (1 Dozen) by • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
ArtCreativity Safari Animals Figurines Set for Kids (Pack of 12) | Assorted 2.5” Small Animal Figures | Sturdy Plastic Toys | Fun Zoo Theme Birthday Party Favors/ Great Gift Idea for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97

Materials cost

$153.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.85

Total project goal

$218.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.99

1 Donor

-$109.50

Donations toward project cost

-$93.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.42

match offer

-$109.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.42

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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