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Mrs. L. from Manchester NH is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Place To Sit, A Place To Learn

My students need a rug to sit on during classroom meetings, read alouds, and instructional time. This particular rug will provide invaluable learning opportunities.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine walking into school for the first time as a kindergartner and having to sit on the bare hard floor for lessons. I will be a new kindergarten teacher this year and my new classroom has no rug. I believe this rug not only will provide comfort, but will provide learning opportunities as well!

My students will be a class of mixed ethnicities in an inner city school.

They have various backgrounds, some refugees from other countries. My school has a great respect for the diversity this brings and celebrates individual cultures and differences.

My Project

It's hard to learn when you are not comfortable. Not only will the rug provide comfort while I read and teach lessons, the rug itself will be used for lessons! Many of the new kindergarteners will come in not knowing their ABCs. I can envision myself using the rug to teach! I can call a student to 'sit on the letter J,' and so on. I have so many ideas on how I can use this rug for this new class and all the years to come. Many many children will benefit from this donation.

This rug will be the central focus of my classroom.

In primary classrooms the 'rug' area has so much meaning and importance. When students transition from their tables to the class meeting area it's like coming 'home' in the classroom. It's where the 'magic' happens, so to speak. Storytime, class lessons, class meetings, team building exercises, and sharing occur. It will not only create an aesthetically pleasing classroom, it will give students so much more!!

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Mrs. L.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT669 - Alphabet Activity 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

8 Donors

-$350.90

Donations toward project cost

-$298.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.63

Matching donations from our partners

-$256.36

Match offers toward project cost

-$217.91

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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