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Mrs. R. from Chicago IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Hungry Caterpillar

Help me give my students a great science experience which will give them something to look forward to while staying at home from school!

  • $442 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is a full day preschool program on the southeast side of the city. The children in my class are high-risk students that come from low-income families. My students are eager to learn and are curious about the world around them. I am passionate about giving them all the resources they need to succeed in school.

My Project

My preschoolers are hungry to learn and I know my parents are challenged trying to teach their children at home during this pandemic. Providing butterfly kits to my students would be a great lesson for the whole family!

Students will be able to observe the caterpillars and chart their growth.

The children will be able to watch the process of metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly while being engaged in many activities. Lessons will be provided that will incorporate reading, writing, math and science while learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. This is a fun spring lesson that I enjoy doing with the children every year

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Painted Lady Butterfly Amazing Bugs Kit (with prepaid coupon) • Carolina Biological Supply Company $33.75 8 $270.00

Materials cost

$270.00

Vendor shipping charges

$71.09

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.20

Total project goal

$441.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$441.34

4 Donors

-$222.73

Donations toward project cost

-$202.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.91

match offer

-$202.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$172.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.88

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$0.00

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