Project H.E.R.O.I.C (Habitat Enrichment Outdoor Innovative Classroom)

Funded! This project reached its funding goal on May 25, 2017, 9:26 a.m.

Still needed of $1,473.12 goal
  • My Class Needs building materials/outdoor equipment to engage students in active outdoor learning

    Launched March 16th, 2017 Project Deadline May 30th, 2017
    Classroom Size 22 Students School Size 300 Students

    My Students

    My students are grade 7s from a predominantly rural community. They are part of a K-8 school and are interested in creating and enhanced outdoor learning environment for themselves and the whole school. While they are rural children, many have lost touch with the outdoor play experience as parents largely work in the city. Because we are a small rural school, we are consistently under-funded.

    How will this project impact them?

    All funds raised will be used to purchase, install and maintain outdoor learning stations as well as create small animal habitats. The students, staff and parents at the school will help design, install and maintain the space in cooperation with the school board. The overall benefits to our plan include an ability to observe wildlife up close, a nurturing of the environment but the students, the opportunity to plant and watch the plants flourish (or not!), involvement in positive activities in the outdoors, more areas of engagement for the entire student body. Our play yard is pretty barren, a few trees, a football field and pavement.With funding for the supplies we are requesting, there will be fun and educational stations as well as increased physical activity for all of our students. With the Intermediate students leading the plan,there will be a sense of ownership and protectiveness

  • Where the $1473.12 goes


    Top Choice 2 x 4 Pressure Treated Lumber, 8-ft


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    $5.17 x 4 = $20.68

    Top Choice 2 x 6 Brown Pressure Treated Lumber, 8-ft


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    $8.06 x 6 = $48.36

    Top Choice 2 x 6 Brown Pressure Treated Lumber, 10-ft


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    $10.35 x 6 = $62.10

    6' Unfinished Pine Picnic Table

    Home hardware

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    $129.99 x 3 = $389.97

    Top Choice 4 x 4 Brown Pressure Treated Post, 10-ft


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    $12.81 x 12 = $153.72

    GRK Fasteners #9 x 2 1/2-in Flat-Head Star Kameleon™ Composite Deck Screw (100-Count)


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    $20.49 x 1 = $20.49

    QUIKRETE 30kg Fence N' Post Fast Setting Concrete


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    $6.79 x 15 = $101.85

    Project Source Torpedo Standard Level


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    $5.99 x 2 = $11.98

    Duraplex 0.08-in x 18-in x 24-in Clear Acrylic Sheet


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    $21.49 x 2 = $42.98

    Garden Treasures Rain Gauge


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    $14.29 x 2 = $28.58

    Polyfiber Birdbath

    Home Hardware

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    $29.99 x 2 = $59.98

    TRIPLE H 12" x 12" x 4cm Handy Range Red Patio Stone

    Home Hardware

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    $2.19 x 32 = $70.08
    Shipping & Handling $79.96
    Provincial and Federal Taxes $141.79
    Fulfillment Materials * $45.00
    3rd Party Payment Processing Fee ** $19.16
    Project cost excluding donation to support $1,296.68
    Optional donation to support *** $176.44
    Project cost including donation to support $1,473.12
    4 donors -$1,473.12
    Still needed $0.00

    * Fulfillment Materials: This covers the costs of fulfilling the project, including purchasing and coordinating the delivery of classroom resources. This also supports the processing of thank-you cards and pictures from teachers and students to donors, including printing, postage, labels, envelopes, cover sheets, etc.

    ** Payment Processing Fee: An average of fees charged to MyClassNeeds for processing donations (e.g. credit card payments through a secure server). We have worked hard to select the most secure option for the cost.

    *** Optional Donation to My Class Needs:  An optional donation to support My Class Needs calculated at 15% of your donation. This gift to the charity, which you can opt out of during the donation process, supports the work we do to engage teachers, build awareness, and to generally run MyClassNeeds. Please note that project resources are not withheld if this amount is not raised.

    Disclaimer: MyClassNeeds (MCN ) is the charitable affiliate of Curriculum Services Canada (CSC). MCN and CSC do not endorse or promote any particular supplier, product, or service requested by the teachers through our online crowdfunding platform. MCN assesses every project to ensure that the requested resources represent the most economical and impactful approach to enriching students’ learning experience.

    MCN will contact the school administrator associated with the specific project and ensure that the administrator has given approval to the project to go ahead and that the resources requested meet the fundraising guidelines within their province, board or district and school.

    MCN will seek competitive prices from various suppliers to ensure the best possible price for the materials and services. Where available, MCN may (at our discretion) suggest lower-cost alternatives that may accomplish the same project goals. Our suggestion of an alternate option is not an endorsement by either MCN or CSC of the supplier, product or service and the final decision on the choice of resource is made by the teacher(s) themselves.

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by Mrs. Brown

I am a mom, Girl Guide Guider and educator. I was composting before composting was cool. I believe there is more to education than brick and mortar buildings and pen and paper learning. Everyday with my students is new day to learn and grow together, and to improve our skills. I work in...

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