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Mrs. Romano from Concord CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Special Space for Everyone!

Help me give my students more defined personal space when we gather at the carpet together.

  • $659 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

This year I have a combination class with transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students. I am excited to create a learning environment where all students benefit from their very own space to sit and play!

When we gather at the carpet we build community!

We spend a lot of our day at the carpet for various activities! We meet and greet our friends, sing songs and read lots of stories. We learn about each other through show and tell. We use manipulatives for math activities and white boards for reading and writing activities. Carpet time is the natural transition from different activities throughout the day!

Students in my class come from a diverse, lower socioeconomic neighborhood and the majority receive free and/or reduced-price lunch. For many of my students, this is their first experience in a school setting and have not been to preschool. Enjoying school and learning through play is one of my main goals.

My Project

My students thrive with established routines. Routines help children know what to expect and build security and trust in the world around them. Having a special space to sit when we gather at the carpet makes learning fun and inviting. With our existing, old, plain and drab olive green carpet my students have a difficult time finding their 'special space' at the carpet.

With a colorful, defined carpet my students will have a visually appealing, extra roomy square to sit that will help define their personal space.

The carpet squares will also help my students identify primary colors and help my classroom management techniques. With the color coded rows it will be easy to divide the class into small groups.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 Kids - 9' x 12' • 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

3 Donors

-$608.84

Donations toward project cost

-$517.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.33

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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