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Ms. Schaefer from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Cheerful Place to Sit

Help me give my students a decorative, cheerful rug to sit on during class time.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach third grade students, ranging from ages 8 - 9 years old, in a large urban city. My students enter my classroom with a wide range of skill levels and general background knowledge about the world around them. They are energetic and brimming with excitement. They love to read, research, write, participate in science activities, and do mathematics. They work well in groups and enjoy field trips and exploring. Many of them are artistic and enjoy reflecting their understanding of concepts visually.

My Project

My students need a new cheerful, decorative rug to work on in my classroom. We come to the rug several times during the day for read aloud, math class, and morning meeting. The children also love to lay on the rug during silent reading or partner project time. A rug helps create a warm and welcoming environment and helps the classroom feel more like a home. Classrooms are noisy, busy places. A rug would help absorb some of the noise that is often distracting for small children. A new rug would last for years to come and would be enjoyed by many students.

Ms. Schaefer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC822 - Natural Accents Ocean Classroom Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.09

Total project goal

$607.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.27

7 Donors

-$302.00

Donations toward project cost

-$260.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.55

match offer

-$300.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$255.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.13

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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