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Mrs. Arenson from Walnut Creek CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Magic Carpet for Reading and Learning

My students need "A Place for Everyone Classroom Colorful Carpet" for 30.

  • $659 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It is an honor to introduce my students because they make me proud to be a teacher every day. My students are of diverse ethnic backgrounds and about 20 percent receive special services to maximize learning opportunities.

My students are infinitely creative and insightful.

Their mindset is one of growth where they relish challenging learning tasks. They love to work in small groups and partnerships and the freedom to choose their learning spaces that stimulates their curiosity and scholarship.

My Project

My students love to learn in groups and partnerships and need loads of space to do so. However, having their own space on the learning and reading carpet allows them to have a physical boundary that will define their own space. This will make them more comfortable with and attentive to others and the learning task.

My students would love to gather on a spacious, inviting, and colorful carpet.

Currently, we have a carpet that is too small. Sadly, some students have to sit on the bare floor. Our current carpet is also tattered and unattractive. A new carpet will make a world of difference!

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$560.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.83

Total project goal

$658.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$658.84

11 Donors

-$658.84

Donations toward project cost

-$560.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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