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Ms. Stephenson from Washington DC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need toys and materials related to trees and the forest. They will use these materials to discuss and explore the importance of trees.

  • $496 goal

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My Students

In a world full of tragedy and violence, our 3 year old students enter our classroom wise beyond their years. Despite living in one of the toughest neighborhoods in southeast, Washington, DC, their vibrant personalities almost make you forget about the sounds of gunshots and police sirens on the other side of the door.

They're soaring to success everyday and enjoy learning new things; almost as much as we enjoy teaching them!

They love hands-on activities and being very active!

My Project

This project is to create an atmosphere for one of our new classroom theme, "Trees". This project will help our students explore and investigate many different types of trees and their environments. These materials will allow our students to be able to identify different types of trees as well as explore what happens to them as they age and how they are useful to us everyday.

We're striving to teach our students the importance of trees and how much we need them in our daily lives.

The idea is to plant a seed of desire and wonder so that when our theme is complete, our students will encourage their families to do outdoor activities. We will explore which animals live in trees and use tents to discover what you can do in the forest. We will use jars to collect acorns and pine cones as well as other artifacts to discover what trees can produce.

Ms. Stephenson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR690 - Toddler Soft & Safe Tree Seats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
AUGYMER Beach Tent, UV Pop Up Sun Shelter Lightweight Beach Sun Shade Canopy Cabana Beach Tents Fit 2-3 Person • Amazon Business $28.90 1 $28.90
Little Tikes Sizzle and Serve Grill • Amazon Business $25.98 1 $25.98
Nature's Blossom Bonsai Garden Seed Starter Kit - Easily Grow 4 Types of Miniature Trees Indoors: A Complete Gardening Set Organic Seeds, Soil, Planting Pots, Plant Labels & Growing Guide. Unique Gift • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Jumbo Forest Animals • Amazon Business $21.51 1 $21.51
Little Tikes Backyard Barbeque Grillin' Goodies • Amazon Business $17.82 1 $17.82
Crystal Clear Plastic Jars with Screw on Lids 16 oz Set 6 Wide Mouth By Pinnacle Mercantile • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Schleich North America Forest Animal Babies Set • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Inflatable Campfire - Games & Activities & Inflates • Amazon Business $12.44 1 $12.44
Aurora World Miyoni Grey Squirrel 8" Plush • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Aurora World 9" Barney the Plush Great Horned Owl • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Aurora World Flopsie Bandit Plush Racoon, 12" • Amazon Business $10.06 1 $10.06

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