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  • $386 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Silvestry
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Need Science Materials For Our Little Ones!

My students need 16 various materials to help us learn science concepts in our curriculum, such as 12 compasses, 20 clipboards, hamster food, models of our solar system, an indoor greenhouse, a geometry mystery box, and various science books about our class pets and science concepts in our curriculum. Having these materials will help our little ones understand and love science!

I work with wonderful, inquisitive Pre-K children in a high need area. They are very interested in learning about the world all around them. They are constantly asking me questions about science and they want to know it all!

Due to severe budget cuts in education, we are not receiving new science materials this year. Science materials are so important to Pre-K kids because it helps them understand the world around them. They want to know all about animals, how things work, and why things happen. Without age appropriate science materials, it would be very hard for children to understand. Young children need a hands-on experience to learn and they need materials to have this learning experience.

Getting hands-on materials such as the talking solar system, a classroom greenhouse (which in NY is essential to grow throughout the school year), books about our class pets,and clipboards to draw our observations on trips/neighborhood walks will help us have a science experience that will allow the children to learn through a hands-on experience.

Your help will make it possible for students to have their questions answered. I can teach them and they can learn on their own through working with materials that will help them learn. Please help us get the materials we need so our little Pre-K kids can learn all about science and have fun doing it! Thank you!!!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic Early Concepts Mini-Book • Office Depot Inc. $13.29 1 $13.29
Scholastic Science Graphic Organizers • Office Depot Inc. $10.44 1 $10.44
OIC(R) Hardboard Clipboards, Letter Size, 9quot; x 12 1/2quot;, Brown, Pack Of 2 • Office Depot Inc. $2.88 10 $28.80
Magic School Bus: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! • Barnes and Noble $8.99 1 $8.99
DD229 - Geometry Mystery Box • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
Magic School Bus: Human Body • Barnes and Noble $12.74 1 $12.74
Ladybugs Claire Llewellyn, Barrie Watts • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
Painted Lady Butterflies Donna Schaffer • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Our Solar System: A First Introduction to Space and the Planets Staff of Barrons • Barnes and Noble $13.45 1 $13.45
Hamster Bradley Bradley Viner • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
1 CLEAR MARBLES PK 24/BAG • Sargent Welch $4.14 1 $4.14
HAMSTER FOOD - 2LB BAG • Sargent Welch $3.92 5 $19.60
CG853 - Classroom Greenhouse • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
WF212 - Solar System Fact Finder • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
SJ212 - Help-Yourself Pitchers - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $16.50 1 $16.50
LA333 - Student Compasses - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $12.50 1 $12.50

Materials cost

$265.49

Vendor shipping charges

$26.55

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$316.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.37

Total project goal

$385.37

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.37

2 Donors

-$371.76

Donations toward project cost

-$316.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 18 students.

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