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Mrs. Oliva from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spring is in the Air...

A Butterfly Pavillion kit with caterpillars, the series of books on butterflies, a set of hand-held models on the butterfly's life stages, and an accompanying video costs $275, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $275 goal

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I teach third grade in an elementary school in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Our school is a title one school, where all our kids get free lunch and come from low income families. The children are studying about living things. They have become so interested in learning about different animals, their life cycles and how each animal lives differently, you can see the enthusiasm in their little faces. For the Spring, I would like to show them the life-cycle of a butterfly. The children can actually learn and see the butterfly go through its life cycle changes. It would be a great experience for them to watch as they learn with the live Butterfly Pavilion from Insect Lore. To enhance the butterfly project, I'd like to use Insect Lore's Butterfly library books, as well as the video on the life-cycle of the butterfly.

Mrs. Oliva
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 42 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Butterfly Pavilion School Kit with live caterpillars • Insect Lore $52.95 1 $52.95
Butterflies Book Series • Insect Lore $39.95 1 $39.95
Butterfly World Video • Insect Lore $19.95 1 $19.95
Waiting for Wings • Insect Lore $17.00 1 $17.00
Reversible Painted Butterfly • Insect Lore $14.95 2 $29.90
Life cycle of a Butterfly • Insect Lore $11.95 1 $11.95
A New Butterfly • Insect Lore $6.95 1 $6.95
Painted Lady Butterfly Life cycle Stages • Insect Lore $5.95 1 $5.95

Materials cost

$184.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$225.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.50

Total project goal

$275.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$275.00

1 Donor

-$259.33

Donations toward project cost

-$226.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.28

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$0.00

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