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Ms. Cooper from Newport News VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beauty in the Room Can Help Bloom Imagination!

Help me give my students a carpet and partitions for a classroom that is theirs for a year of learning.

  • $417 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with wonderfully kind, energetic, and inquisitive third grade students. For many of them school is more like a home than their own sometimes. Many move multiple times yearly. When they move, they have to get rid of their personal items. They move in with family and friends and never have personal space. Privacy partitions could be helpful for students who need some alone time as they work through a lesson. Later, when we are in group, a blue, large group area rug could create a environment of imagination and learning. The beauty of the rug might instill pride in the students toward their classroom making them want to be at school.

My Project

We meet at the rug many times throughout the day. I watch as students run their fingers through our present carpet. They don't like it. If we had a new one without pieces pulled and torn, I know they would smile. As they read, I notice that they want to sit on a rug, but ours is so worn. Also, sometimes I watch students set up their binders and folders when they want private time. Some other students just won't leave them alone. I think the partitions are professional-looking and will help nurture a learning experience. It's a win-win situation!

Ms. Cooper
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC161 - Comfy Rectangular Classroom Carpet - 6' x 9' - Navy Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
JJ689 - Privacy Partitions - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97

Materials cost

$318.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$353.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.43

Total project goal

$416.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$416.18

6 Donors

-$339.00

Donations toward project cost

-$299.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.60

match offer

-$63.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$54.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

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$0.00

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