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Mrs. Vela from Dallas TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Magic Reading Carpet

Help me give my students a carpet to have a place to enjoy read-alouds and building community.

  • $393 goal

This project expired on December 31, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We belong to an elementary school in Dallas, Texas. My 37 students are divided into two dual-language classes. My students are working very hard building basic literacy skills in English and Spanish. They are doing a great job with the phonics. It amazes me how they are making connections between themselves and the stories we have read.

Readers are lifelong learners!

My first-grade students are active, curious and receptive. They are ready to discover many things through reading.

My Project

At this moment we gather in an open area in the classroom just delimited with tape. A carpet in my classroom will provide my students with a selected area to belong and take an active part in our learning community.

It will provide a space for activities that impact their reading enjoyment and comprehension.

In the beginning, we had our whole group instruction from our tables, but it was hard to elicit conversations with the whole class.

My students will have a comfortable and inviting carpet; a place to enjoy read-alouds, learning new reading concepts and practice them all together having my support near them.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 37 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG287 - Spanish-English Activity Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00

Materials cost

$299.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.85

Total project goal

$392.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.33

1 Donor

-$378.96

Donations toward project cost

-$333.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.37

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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