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Mrs. Waelty from Sonora CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

'Tis the Season for Succulents

Help me give my students white terra-cotta pots, mini rosette succulents, and potting soil so we can make holiday gifts for their families.

  • $324 goal

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My Students

I teach fifth grade at a K-8 elementary school in the Sierra Nevada foothills. My students are growing up together in a small, tight-knit community school. I have diverse learning needs throughout my classroom, but all of my students are eager, enthusiastic and innovative despite our low socioeconomic and Title I status. They are enjoying collaborative, hands-on projects and working together to accomplish a goal.

This is my second year teaching fifth grade.

I'm excited to have students participate in their growth and education throughout the year.

My Project

My students love creating, especially for others. That is why this holiday season, they will be making succulent pots as holiday gifts for their families.

It is very rewarding to give to others during the holidays.

My students need terracotta pots, succulents, and soil to create these gifts. This is a great opportunity to teach my students about how to think about others and to give to people that love them unconditionally. They will enjoy decorating the terracotta pot and personalizing them for their loved one.

I am also requesting magnetic bookmarks, so I can treat my students to a special gift before our winter break.

Mrs. Waelty
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shop Succulents | Radiant Rosette Collection of Live Succulent Plants, Hand Selected Variety Pack of Mini Succulents | Collection of 64 • Amazon Business $109.99 1 $109.99
My Urban Crafts 40 Pcs - 2.5 inch Mini Clay Pots Small Terracotta Pots Ceramic Pottery Planters Cactus Flower Pot Succulent Nursery Pots Great for Plants, Crafts, Wedding Favors (Matte White Bisque) • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Simple Modern 22 oz Summit Water Bottle with Straw Lid - Gifts for Kids Hydro Vacuum Insulated Tumbler Flask Double Wall Liter - 18/8 Stainless Steel -Deep Ocean • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
My Urban Crafts 20 Pcs 2.5 inch Small Mini Terra Cotta Clay Pots Ceramic Pots Pottery Planter Cactus Succulent Nursery Flower Pots Great for Plants, Crafts, Wedding Bridal Favors (Matte White Bisque) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Hoffman 10404 Organic Cactus and Succulent Soil Mix, 4 Quarts (2-Pack) • Amazon Business $17.75 1 $17.75
Sloths i-Clips Magnetic Page Markers (Set of 8 Magnetic Bookmarks) • Amazon Business $3.95 3 $11.85
Poop i-clips Magnetic Page Markers (Set of 8 Magnetic Bookmarks) • Amazon Business $3.95 2 $7.90

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