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Mrs. N. from Springfield IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Planting a Reading Seed

Help me give my students the experience of planting and growing plants for their homes.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My sweet second graders are hard working kids who deserve the best! Our building is made up of PreK through 5th graders in a low income setting. Our kiddos arrive almost exclusively by bus and everyone gets free breakfast and lunch.

My Project

Our students are still learning at home. Even if we switch to learning in person, these planters and books will be put to good use.

Every spring, we work on lots of hands-on learning such as planting and growing plants that students can take home.

Most of my students have never had the chance to get their hands into soil and experience the excitement of watching their very own plants grow and develop. By giving my students these planters and seeds, plus great nonfiction books, they will learn about how plants grow and develop.

Mrs. N.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 42 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Geographic Readers: Seed to Plant • Amazon Business $4.99 22 $109.78
TickleMe Plant Classroom or Homeschool Science Fun Planting Party kit - for 30 Students - Grow The House Plant That Closes Its Leaves When You Tickle It. Includes Activity Book • Amazon Business $82.00 1 $82.00
The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds: A Book About How Living Things Grow • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
The Magic School Bus Presents: Planet Earth: A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Magic School Bus Presents: Sea Creatures: A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
National Geographic Readers: Plants (Level 1 Co-reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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