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Mrs. Hamilton from Chesapeake VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Spot for Music

My students need a carpet space to sit on in the music classroom. This will allow more flexible lessons for many music activities and especially allow the younger students more comfort.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students of TI school are hard working, bright lights in the Chesapeake area who LOVE music. Teaching music to these students is a joy and seeing their faces when they’ve accomplished a new skill makes me very proud as an educator.

I am privileged to teach these students every day and watch them learn and grow through musical concepts.

Each year it is my hope and passion that I create a love of music in each student I teach.

My Project

My students, especially the younger ones, would greatly benefit from a new carpet seating arrangement. The activities that I could modify to best fit my students' comfort level while seated, such as drumming and Orff exercises, could be much more relate able, if the students were sitting on the floor versus in chairs.

Circle rhythm activities and movement activities will be especially more beneficial to students with a carpet in the classroom.

Sitting Indian-style in a circle will be beneficial for all grade levels when working together, face to face. The seating flexibility that a carpet adds to the music classroom is endless!

Mrs. Hamilton
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 250 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG358 - A Spot for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 Kids - 9' x 12' - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

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

5 Donors

-$238.06

Donations toward project cost

-$215.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$353.67

Match offers toward project cost

-$300.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.54

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$0.00

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