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Mrs. Murphy from Sapulpa OK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calming Classroom Environment

Help me give my students a Natural Accents Leaves Classroom Carpet to use in small and large literacy and math activities.

  • $654 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a full-day class of twenty, pre-k children who are four and five years old. Included in my class are mainstreamed special education children. I teach in a Great Expectation Title I school with ninety percent of the students receiving free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches. Our school is a high poverty school.

My students are very curious and eager to learn but they are only able to sit still for short periods of time.

Pre-K students learn best by being able to work in active centers where they can manipulate materials.

My Project

I am requesting a comfortable, eye appealing, calming group time carpet with leaves and natural colors. Each week I plan, organize and set up literacy and math centers in my classroom so that my students may actively enjoy and participate in small groups. In these centers, they work on literature, story telling, alphabet letters and sounds, letter formation, rhyming words, syllables, creative writing, fine motor coordination, counting, patterns, etc. These centers need to offer stimulating, fun activities to keep my pre-k students' attention.

My group time area also serves as an area for literacy and math center work and needs a carpet to mark the area.

I need a comfortable, calming, carpet in natural colors. I am requesting this carpet to help me provide a calming, appealing learning environment. My students will use this carpet for large and small group literacy and math activities.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

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

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$555.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.98

Total project goal

$653.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$653.20

2 Donors

-$653.20

Donations toward project cost

-$555.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.98

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$0.00

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