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Mrs. Porter from Holt MI is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Outdoor Classroom for Primary Scientists

My students need colored pencils, clipboards, magnifying glasses, science reference books, and pencils.

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have been a kindergarten teacher for 12 years. I love working with young minds, and helping them build a love of learning. My students love hands-on activities and exploring science through nature and classroom activities.

Kindergarten students are innately inquisitive about the natural world, and it is my job to to develop learning and activities that are engaging and form the foundation for lifelong learners.

By engaging students in nature, they become more observant and aware of their world.

My Project

Kindergarten students are naturally inquisitive about the world around them. Spending time outside of our building, in our "outdoor classroom", students can engage with nature, collaborate with each other, and inquire about the world around them.

By donating to this project, you will be providing materials for an outdoor classroom that will engage my students, and allow them to observe, write, and sketch about their findings.

With a mobile cart, we can take everything with us on our journeys in nature. The clipboards, colored pencils, resource books and magnifying glasses give students access to materials that make them feel like a scientist.

Mrs. Porter
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Mini Colored Pencils in Assorted Colors, Coloring Supplies for Kids, 64ct, [Set of 8] Bundle with Box of Neon Crayons • Amazon Business $67.99 1 $67.99
Trade Quest Pen Holder Memo Clipboards 6'' x 9'' (12 - Pack) (Pen Included) • Amazon Business $16.95 3 $50.85
ETA hand2mind Handheld Magnifier with Lanyard (Set of 10) • Amazon Business $15.69 3 $47.07
Suncast GDS201 Garden Scooter, Blue/Tan • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Half Pencils with Eraser - Golf, Classroom, Pew, Short, Mini - Hexagon, Sharpened, Non Toxic, #2 Pencil, Color - Neon Assortmentl, (Box of 48) Golf Pocket Pencils ™ • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Rabbits, Squirrels and Chipmunks: Take-Along Guide (Take Along Guides) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies: Take-Along Guide (Take Along Guides) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Trees, Leaves & Bark (Take Along Guides) • Amazon Business $5.46 1 $5.46
Birds, Nests & Eggs (Take Along Guides) • Amazon Business $5.36 1 $5.36

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