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Mrs. Merks from Apopka FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ocean Biome Classroom

My students need items to turn our classroom into the ocean.

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is full of bright minds, future engineers and brilliant thinkers! I am excited about the projects they will be doing! We have been doing many hands on projects and my class is REALLY looking forward to doing this one. It involves research and learning and then turning the classroom into the ocean. They have never done something like this before and we would love donations to help us accomplish this goal. Any consideration we get to help is appreciated!

My Project

Students will be using these materials for a classroom transformation to turn their classroom into the ocean. Other grade levels will be able to come and visit the classroom while students give their presentation on ocean information. Once students do their research on different plants and animals in the ocean and learn the related vocabulary, they will be able to actually build things and decorate to turn the entire classroom into the ocean. The goal is to break apart the classroom into different sections. Each student will be responsible for their section, for the decorating and the presenting. They are excited!

Mrs. Merks
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jumbo Realistic Sea Life Cutouts (13 pcs./unit) 5 1/2" - 23". Cardstock. • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Set of 2 Shiny Metallic Foil Fringe Door & Window Curtain Party Decoration (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Green 6 Pack Premium Disposable Plastic Tablecloth 54 Inch. x 108 Inch. Rectangle Table Cover By Dluxware • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Lime Green 6 Pack Premium Disposable Plastic Tablecloth 54 Inch. x 108 Inch. Rectangle Table Cover By Dluxware • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Coral Reef Prop (3 fish included) Party Accessory (2 Count) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Four-Leaf Clover Garland Tissue Paper Flowers, Tissue Paper Garland, Independence Day Decoration Wedding Party Decor ,11.8 Feet/3.6 M Each, Pack of 3 (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Enchanting Clear transparent Solid Latex Balloons Party Decoration, 12", Pack of 72. • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Fish Netting • Amazon Business $6.34 1 $6.34
Marine Life Props Party Accessory (1 count) (16/Pkg) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29

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