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Mrs. Shaffer from York PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Outdoor Learning Garden at Work!

Help me give my students outdoor hands-on materials to utilize in learning garden.

  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Please allow me to introduce my awesome students to you. They are students with a variety of special needs that are included within the regular classroom setting and at times are pulled out to work within small groups; sometimes within the learning support classroom and others times remaining within their general education classroom setting. My students' disabilities don't define who they are from autism to learning disabled; they learn from one another abilities to make learning fun. They are, excited, energetic, and motivated to learn in different ways.

"Please can't we read out in the courtyard?" is a question I get asked often now that the weather is warming up!

I love that we have an outdoor learning garden that I can utilize for my students. My students love to make connections to hands on activities and resources. They love to empower themselves with their strengths and work on subjects that are challenging for them.

At times, my students may need a break. Let's face it, school can be hard for those who have daily challenges. My students utilize a variety of behavior strategies to help them relax and make learning less stressful. Our courtyard has been most helpful!

My Project

Our outdoor learning garden is in need of additional supplies to encourage not only my students to participate but additional classes from our school to come visit the courtyard. We are in need of outdoor furniture and garden supplies to offer a variety of activities to our school. Our students and teachers enjoy working in the courtyard and incorporating it into their math, reading, science, and even music or art classes.

We want ALL students from our school to feel welcome in the courtyard!

We want to provide an enjoyable and inviting learning environment with hands-on experiences for our students. Please help us spruce up our courtyard with some much needed seating and gardening supplies!

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Jumbo 4-To-Score Giant Game Set - Oversized 4-In-A-Row Fun for Kids, Adults and Families - Indoors/Outdoor Play Structure - 4 Feet Tall, Primary Colors • Amazon Business $199.99 1 $199.99
Giant Tumbling Timber Toy - Jumbo Wooden Blocks Floor Game for Kids and Adults – 56 Pieces, Premium Pine Wood, Carry Bag, Life Size – by Giantville • Amazon Business $74.95 1 $74.95
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.74 1 $59.74
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Blue • Amazon Business $28.49 2 $56.98
EasyGo Giant Checkers Game – Indoor Outdoor – Family Game – Lawn Game - 5 Feet X 5 Feet • Amazon Business $38.77 1 $38.77

Materials cost

$500.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.93

Total project goal

$632.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.86

12 Donors

-$493.68

Donations toward project cost

-$427.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$130.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$110.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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