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Mrs. Tylenda from Lafayette IN is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Waddling With Penguins

Help me give my students a virtual field trip they will remember forever.

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have high hopes and dreams for their futures. Many of them want to be doctors, nurses, scientists, and teachers when they grow up. However, some of the communities they come from are severely under-served. Some of my students come from single parent households or are being raised by other family members.

I believe that no matter where they come from or what they go through, all of my students deserve a chance.

They deserve a chance to learn in an environment that makes them feel loved and safe. They deserve a chance to learn in a classroom where there is a teacher using the best practices possible for them to learn.

My Project

Every year, my class does a unit on penguins. This is usually followed up in the spring with a trip to the zoo so they can see the animals they learned about. This year, because of COVID, we are unable to do that. Instead, I want to take them on a virtual field trip to the Shedd Aquarium.

During our virtual field trip, we will get to talk with a penguin handler, tour the penguin exhibit, and meet a real penguin!

The kids will be able to see things they have learned about, ask questions, and hopefully have a memorable experience.

COVID can't keep us from learning and having fun!

Mrs. Tylenda
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 18 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Shedd Aquarium $125.00

Trip cost

$125.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.68

Total project goal

$184.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.56

6 Donors

-$180.15

Donations toward project cost

-$156.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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