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Ms. Allie from Madison AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There's No Place Like Space!

My students need a classroom transformation to learn about space and our solar system, including a space-themed tent, decorations, costumes, and books!

  • $666 goal

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My Students

I work with a group of 13 imaginative and active minds in my classroom! With each student, I am finding that they have unique abilities and strengths that make them who they are. In our room, we have 13 students with and without special needs so our lessons and activities are differentiated to meet each students' needs. It is a joy to watch them love on and learn from one another.

They are an accepting and inclusive group of little ones and I learn so much from them each day!

Each one of my students are creative, courageous, and world changers. We love to try new, bold, and exciting things in our room and I want to provide my students with experiences and memories that will last them a lifetime! Thank you for taking the time to check out our projects!

My Project

In our room, we live for adventures and going to a new place to learn and grow in creative ways! I want to help make experiences and memories that will last them through teaching my students about our solar system! In my room, we have a theme each week that we dive into and grow our understandings in and the kids love to pretend they are construction workers, bear hunters, and safari explorers. Now we want to be astronauts!

These materials will help transform our classroom so that each day during our space theme, it will feel like we are astronauts exploring the solar system!

Specifically, the space tent, glow in the dark lights, stars projector, and hanging stars and planets will help create the atmosphere that will shape our room for a week of impactful learning! The dress up astronaut costumes would be used in our "home living" center that will be transformed into the "mother ship" during space week. I will put aluminum foil around our furniture to create the environment of a solar system in our classroom! I would love to use the art materials like glitter, acrylic paint, and glitter paper to create galaxy sensory bottles to create memories and crafts my students can take home and experience with their families! Fine motor activities like creating arts and crafts are so important at this age to gain valuable skills for writing and adaptive skills as well! The solar system displays will help us see close up how our planets look and we can practice and better understand the universe around us! The various books about space will be read throughout the week as reading is one of our favorite ways to learn!

Thank you for considering our project and helping take my class to space!

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rocket Stand-In - Advanced Graphics Life Size Cardboard Standup • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Erwei Solar System Crystal Ball 80mm with 3D Laser Engraved Sun System with a Touch Switch LED Light Base Cosmic Model with Names of Various Celestial Bodies • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Space Adventure Roarin' Rocket Play Tent with Milky Way Storage Bag by Imagination Generation • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Reynolds Wrap Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil, 50 Square Feet ~ 2 Pack • Amazon Business $12.45 2 $24.90
Melissa & Doug Astronaut Role Play Costume Set (5 pcs) - Jumpsuit, Helmet, Gloves, Name Tag • Amazon Business $24.20 1 $24.20
Premium 20 Sheets Glitter Cardstock 12" x 12" - Use For Scrapbooking - Holidays - Weddings - Birthdays - Surprise Parties - 300GSM For Paper Cutting Bending Or Shaping (Green, 20 Pack) • Amazon Business $22.87 1 $22.87
Premium 20 Sheets Glitter Cardstock 12" x 12" - Use For Scrapbooking - Holidays - Weddings - Birthdays - Surprise Parties - 300GSM For Paper Cutting Bending Or Shaping (Silver, 20 Pack) • Amazon Business $22.87 1 $22.87
Medium Cotton Balls 4 Packs Of 500 (2000 Total) + Vakly 1st Aid Kit Guide (4) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Great Explorations 3-D Solar System • Amazon Business $19.85 1 $19.85
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2-Ounce), PROMOABI Best Selling Colors I • Amazon Business $18.07 1 $18.07
MAFOX Glow in the Dark Wall or Ceiling Stars with Moon Stickers – Luminous Decal Stickers for Simulated Moon Effect at Night – Ideal Kids Decor or Adults – Perfect Gift Kids Boys Girls • Amazon Business $17.89 1 $17.89
JM Future Refill Space Sand/Moon, Crazy Magic Mold-N-Play Educational Creative Fun Kids Toy Diy, 2 lb., Pure White • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Nasa Seal USA Space Cosmos Logo Vinyl Sticker 2" • Amazon Business $3.67 4 $14.68
Aeromax Youth Astronaut Helmet with movable visor • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story (Paula Wiseman Books) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
iLoonger Solar System Planetarium 3D Model Learning Study Science Kit Educational Astronomy Model Gift … • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Great Explorations 3-D Planets In a Tube • Amazon Business $9.07 1 $9.07
Hanging Swirl Silver Decorations(30 Counts) Silver Star Table Confetti(15 Gram), Konsait Silver Hanging Party Supplies for Wedding Shower Birthday Party Table Decor Twinkle Twinkle Baby Shower • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Teach My Preschooler The Solar System • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Foil Gold Star Confetti (3 Pack, Gold) • Amazon Business $8.07 1 $8.07
Aliens Love Astronauts: U.S. English Edition - Funny Rhyming Bedtime Story - Picture Book / Beginner Reader, About Making New Friends and Helping ... the Wardrobe Gang Picture Books) (Volume 4) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Me and My Place in Space (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
ABC Universe (AMNH ABC Board Books) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Solar System Whirls (10/Pkg) • Amazon Business $7.34 1 $7.34
What Makes Day and Night (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Solar System Cutouts (Prtd 2 Sides) • Amazon Business $6.84 1 $6.84
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
On the Launch Pad: A Counting Book About Rockets (Know Your Numbers) • Amazon Business $6.37 1 $6.37
Our Stars • Amazon Business $6.06 1 $6.06
Blast Off! (Fluorescent Pop!) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Sun: Our Nearest Star (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Big Dipper (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Sky Is Full of Stars (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What the Moon is Like (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Sulyn Extra Fine Sterling Silver Glitter Stacker Jar, 2 ounces, Non-Toxic, Stackable and Reusable Jar, Multiple Slot Openings for Easy Dispensing and Mess Reduction, SUL50861 • Amazon Business $4.62 1 $4.62
Sulyn 2oz. Glitter Stacker Jar - Amethyst • Amazon Business $4.15 1 $4.15
Space Stickers (100 Pack) 1 1/2". Paper. • Amazon Business $3.73 1 $3.73
Roaring Rockets (Amazing Machines) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
What's Out There?: A Book about Space (All Aboard Books) • Amazon Business $3.55 1 $3.55

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