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Mrs. Meekins from Snow Hill NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

1, 2, 3....Eyes on Me!

My students need a large carpeted space where they can work comfortably and collaboratively.

  • $653 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 1st grade at a primary school low income, rural area in Eastern North Carolina. The students in my classroom come from all different backgrounds and with their own learning styles/needs.

My classroom is a STEM class where students are infusing the engineering design process into the daily curriculum.

Students work together in groups to design and create hands-on projects that directly correlate with our curriculum.

By working through the design process, students are continuously building relationships, strengthening vocabulary, and learning how to work efficiently as a team.

My Project

My classroom is fairly small and my students need a common area where they can work together as a group. Having a large carpeted area in a room with tile floors would provide a meeting place for students to work comfortably.

A classroom rug would provide students with a comfortable, safe, space for them to interact with peers and be involved in classroom activities.

Since we are a designated STEM classroom, my students are constantly up and moving around the room gathering materials, sharing ideas, and observing their peers. A classroom rug gives my students a central space to gather to communicate as a group. Having a rug that is in a grid pattern will give each student his/her own personal space when sitting with the whole group.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Colorful Rows Seating Rug Rug Dimensions: 8'4" x 13'4" (Seats 30) • Teachers' School Supply $436.22 1 $436.22

Materials cost

$436.22

Vendor shipping charges

$47.98

State sales tax

$34.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$554.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.90

Total project goal

$652.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$652.67

7 Donors

-$326.34

Donations toward project cost

-$277.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.95

match offer

-$326.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$277.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.95

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$0.00

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