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Mrs. Dippel from O Fallon IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Rug for Our Classroom!

My students need a large classroom rug to serve as a class meeting space and help create a sense of community.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Students in my school come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds and with a wide range of learning abilities as well. My students are 2nd graders, and our school is a neighborhood school in a small, suburban community. Our school has pre-kindergarten through 5th grade students in it, and we have a considerable number of military families from Scott Air Force Base in our school.

In my classroom, I have military kids, students from single-parent families, students with special needs and learning disabilities, as well as students who are academically gifted.

My Project

My second grade students need a special place to sit when we have our class meetings and do whole-group lessons on the floor. This rug will provide each student with their own individually marked space, which will allow for more focused and engaged learners. Having a classroom rug will really help create a sense of community in our classroom. Each student will be able to have their own personal square on the carpet, which will help keep my wiggly second graders in one spot. This class rug will really tie the rest of our classroom together, becoming the focal point of our meeting area. We will share books, meet for whole-group lessons on our class rug, and meet for beginning and end-of-day meeting.

Mrs. Dippel
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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

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