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  • $1,009 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Holmes
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

Taking Our Lessons Outdoors!

My students need 2 tables.

My Students

Do you remember being stuck inside a classroom and looking out of the window on a nice sunny day? It can pretty distracting, especially to five and six year olds! Help us take our learning beyond the classroom with outdoor picnic tables!

My Kindergarten students are bright, enthusiastic, and excited to learn!

We have a class of 28 students and there is always lots to do every day. We have a very diverse classroom, socio-economically, and many of our children come from low-income households.

My Project

Our classroom has large windows and a back door that leads out to a grassy, enclosed courtyard. I have always wanted to teach the students outdoors on nice days, but our learning has been restricted to working on blankets. Blankets are great for story time and independent reading, but the picnic tables we are requesting would allow for a much needed work surface area. Students would be able to write, paint, and use manipulatives outdoors. With your help, we can do a whole lesson outside, or students could work in centers rotating between activities!

Your donation would make a huge impact on our Kindergarten students!

And because the picnic tables would be a permanent fixture outside of our classroom, your gift would keep on giving year after year! We also plan on sharing our new resources with our neighboring Kindergarten classroom - meaning a total of 56 students each year would be able to benefit from your gift!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TABLE OUTDOOR 6' HEAVY DUTY PRESSURE TREATED • Abilitations, Inc. $370.97 2 $741.94

Materials cost

$741.94

Vendor shipping charges

$74.19

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$857.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$151.28

Total project goal

$1,008.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,008.54

10 Donors

-$608.00

Donations toward project cost

-$531.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.20

match offer

-$382.89

Match offer toward project cost

-$325.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 56 students.

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