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

Bringing the Outside In!

Help me give my students a comfy zone to read, write, collaborate, and imagine!

  • $608 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are caring, funny, helpful and excited to learn new things each day. We are a dual language classroom in which we are learning not only to become bilingual, but also biliterate. We have a diverse group of learning needs and backgrounds. My goal is to build an environment that offers excitement, creativity, and choice! It might mean picking their best learning zone or seat, choosing a meaningful activity that allows them to explore STEM practices (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), or simply engaging in collaborative activities.

It's time to bring the "fire" back into learning because #KidsDeserveIt!

We are a low income Title 1 school (73% of our students receive free and reduced lunch) but that doesn't keep my class from working as hard as they can to become successful in their education. It only makes them want to work harder than ever. At such a young age, my students have big goals and dreams and I know they will do big things in life!

My Project

This carpet will provide a place for all my students to come together to collaborate and learn. Currently, our 5X9 classroom carpet is just too small to fit 27 little bodies.

Our morning meetings always begin together discussing our goals for the day, sharing experiences, practicing self-regulation skills, and learning about each other.

Throughout the day, my students love to read on the carpet with a buddy, work on collaborate tasks, and write stories. Our day ends as a team as we debrief our school day.

A classroom carpet will make our community stronger and help our learning to thrive.

Mrs. Little
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 27 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC842 - Natural Accents Leaves Classroom Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

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