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Mrs. Peavley from Carthage NC is requesting a classroom visitor through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

My students need your help to learn MORE about the life cycle of a Butterfly!

  • $1,242 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students at our school are coming from a mostly rural background. We are a large school and with that, comes certain struggles. The number of students that we have limits what we can do, based on cost. The 2nd-grade students are eager to learn and LOVE getting their hands involved. They are bright and fun-loving kids.

Being creative and thinking outside of the box is something they love!

We love providing them hands-on learning experiences as much as possible! Whether it is classroom learning, field trip experiences, or special guests, we try to help them EXPERIENCE the real-world learning that they are doing.

My Project

Miss Loretta brings a world of butterfly knowledge to the class. She teaches the students about the parts of a butterfly and even has a student dress as a butterfly for a concrete visual.

She brings in a pop-up tent and allows the students to enter in and experience the butterflies.

They get up close and personal with the winged creatures. Miss Loretta has them hold a cotton swab with juice and watch as the butterflies land and drink from the cotton swab using their proboscis... which the children can see!! It's AMAZING!!

Finally, students leave with a caterpillar, food, and a bug catcher house with a magnifying glass. They are able to take it home and watch the whole process of metamorphosis unfold!

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18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 119 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Visitor Total
Loretta Brady $1,010.00

Visitor cost

$1,010.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,055.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$186.20

Total project goal

$1,241.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,241.35

17 Donors

-$618.47

Donations toward project cost

-$529.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.02

match offer

-$618.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$525.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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