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Mrs. Wilcox from Milwaukee WI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Going Buggy

My students need 9 science kits to explore animals, seasons, insects, life cycles and more! We need items that encourage hands on learning in science in our classroom.

  • $440 goal

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We are going "buggy" because we only have worksheets and crayons available to learn science. We are only 5 years old and learn best when we can explore our world.

My students are low income and rarely have opportunities to explore outside of their home or school setting. They are often fascinated by the smallest event that touches their lives. For example we caught a ladybug and spent a week talking about it. {we let it go after a half hour) They did not know what it was and were eager to learn all about it.

We need science kits so my students can explore animals, seasons, insects, life cycles and more! Currently all of our science is taught with worksheets, picture books and crayons. Supplementing my current activities with "hands on" materials would greatly enhance my students ability to understand their world.

Kindergarten is the age of exploration and wonder. Help me to instill and wonder in my students that will keep them learning long after the leave my room.

Mrs. Wilcox
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG354 - Seasons Game • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LL765X - Feel & Discover Science Bags - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
LL657 - Science Specimens Sorting Center • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
DD337 - Hands-On Classification Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
GG359 - Animal Homes Game • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LL384 - Exploring Bugs Science Center • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
LL916 - Match-A-Bug Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
GS312 - Science Folder Game Library • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
TT692 - Life Cycles Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$314.55

Vendor shipping charges

$31.46

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$360.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.02

Total project goal

$439.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$439.02

12 Donors

-$437.93

Donations toward project cost

-$360.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.09

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$0.00

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