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  • $477 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

A Magic Carpet for Our Class

My students need a carpet to sit on during whole group instruction to keep them warm, comfy and focused during learning.

My Students

Imagine being a 2nd grader and having to sit on a cold, hard floor of a portable classroom while listening to your teacher. It wouldn't be very comfortable! We need a large carpet that has a designated spot for everyone to keep my students engaged and comfortable.

I teach in a very diverse school where the students come from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds.

Many of my students rely on school to be the one constant positive area of their life. I love teaching 2nd grade because the students are so eager to learn and have such wonderful imaginations.

My Project

The majority of my teaching takes place with the students altogether on the carpet. Whether I'm reading aloud a story, modeling how to write a friendly letter, teaching a math group about division, or simply having a classroom meeting, we are congregated together on the floor. We will be moving into a portable classroom this year and if my students don't receive this carpet, they will have to sit on a cold and uncomfortable floor. I don't want to sit on the hard floor and neither should my students. They will be much more engaged if they are comfortable. The carpet I am requesting also has colorful squares so the students have a clear boundary of where their spot is. This will help students keep their hands to themselves and be more attentive for learning.

My students need this carpet so they can enjoy our many activities that take place together on the carpet.

I want my students to be actively engaged during learning and this carpet will help them do that.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT483 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00

Materials cost

$349.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$405.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.50

Total project goal

$476.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$476.68

4 Donors

-$323.15

Donations toward project cost

-$277.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.47

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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