You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Fisher from Springdale AR is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Savvy in Pre-K

My students need science kits with hands on manipulatives.

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Mad Scientists in action! My classroom uses a total hands on approach at learning. I would like to provide materials for my students so that the literacy and language skills we work on can be accompanied by real world examples and manipulatives for better understanding!

I am a pre-k teacher for a small school that is considered high poverty.

18 of my 20 students are ESL students and many if not all of my students do not get real life rigorous experiences in the science world. I have a very active and eager to learn class this year and I have quickly run out of experiments and manipulatives for their busy minds! I am hoping that this donation will add to our last unit of study for this year which is Earth and Life science. We will be learning how to take care of our Earth and how a healthy Earth benefits our well being in the long run. This unit will be a first experience for my students and I would love to provide them with fun hands on examples so that they enjoy this unit to the fullest and leave for kindergarten on a positive well rounded note!

My Project

My students will use these materials to learn more about recycling and taking care of our Earth. We will also be studying animals, insects and life cycles as well as weather and seasons. These materials will give my curious students hands on opportunities as well as activities I can do with small groups to go deeper with their thinking. Because my students are ESL students, hands on materials are a vital resource to have to make their learning more relevant.

My students are all considered high poverty at risk students.

Any donations will greatly help them have a fair and comparable educational experience to other schools that may have more resources. My students will be able to gain more understand of Earth and Life Sciences when they can do experiments and activities with hands on manipulatives instead of just gaining knowledge from a book. Being able to share literacy and language skills ALONG with hands on activities is every teachers dream.

Read More
Mrs. Fisher
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Fisher is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF966 - Seasons & Weather Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF941 - Earth & Environment Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD646 - Real Bugs Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Springdale","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2260062],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"AR","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1211663,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":20,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Fisher","authorIds":{"2260062":{"owner":"Mrs. Fisher","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1211663],"proposalHash":"1192587491","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":379132,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTE3MjM4","NTE3MjQz","MjI0OTY0NQ==","MTQ0NzI5Mg==","NTE3NDI3","MjM2MjcyMw=="],"teacherId":2260062,"schoolCounty":"Washington","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"AR","name":"Arkansas"}}