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  • 6 donors
  • $620 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Sheriff
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

All Together

Help me give my students a new rug to gather for whole group instruction.

My Students

The 22 students in my first grade classroom are diverse in every aspect and enjoy learning in our International Baccalaureate school. Students range from diverse learners to students reading at a 3rd grade level. Socio-economic levels range from Title I students to well off. My students come from all over the world. My goal is to develop knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through respect.

Their enthusiasm for learning is contagious as they navigate first grade.

Everything is new and wonderful, eye-opening and amazing, awe-inspiring and exciting. Their openness to new ideas and developing sense of empathy make first grade the best grade to teach. As a school experiencing community led change, social emotional learning is embedded in all instruction throughout the day.

My Project

Our classroom is a communal space serving learners with a range of needs. The use of color in a learning environment can profoundly affect student attention and behavior. Research has shown that students perform better in classrooms with cool or neutral colors. This is especially true for students with sensory issues.

In primary classrooms a gathering place for whole group instruction is essential.

Students need designated spaces to sit and focus without the distractions of a busy rug.

The two-toned blue rug meets the sensory needs of all students while allowing for individual space. The colors help to create a calm, safe environment and the individual dots provide individual space where students can easily learn comfortably, grow, and share their learning with each other.

Thank you in advance for your donation!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

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 $489.00 1 $489.00

Materials cost

$489.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$526.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.88

Total project goal

$619.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$619.22

5 Donors

-$524.22

Donations toward project cost

-$445.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.63

match offer

-$95.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by SONIC Drive-In and 5 other donors.

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