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Mrs. Rogers from Midvale UT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Character! The Foundation for Success!

Help me give my students flexible seating options and engaging books to increase positive character strengths.

  • $999 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kids are characters! Big hearts, big smiles, and excited to learn! They are bright and hard working!

Many of my students are ELLS and come from lower income families.

They come from diverse families, some are new to the country, and many deal with a lot of problems at a young age. They are so full of possibilities and hope. I want them to have a classroom were they feel safe, confident, and are empowered in their learning.

Every child deserves the best in their education.

My Project

A safe, inviting classroom makes a difference in a child's learning. Having a rug, covered with positive character strength words, would not only be inviting but, a central learning place for my students.

Character building is the foundation to my students success!

Teaching character building through children's literature helps children learn how to solve social and moral problems that they may face. These books teach children how to be responsible, caring, assertive, kind, valued, and proactive. When children have strong character skills it empowers them to succeed academically. The flexible seating gives students choice and a chance to get up and move to different learning zones in the classroom.

Mrs. Rogers
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets FE268-44A Be A Good Friend Children's Classroom Rug, 7'6"x12', Rectangle • Amazon Business $247.42 1 $247.42
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 4 $219.96
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Grey, Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
Number Talks: Whole Number Computation, Grades K-5 • Amazon Business $52.99 1 $52.99
JORESTECH Eyewear Protective Safety Glasses, Polycarbonate Impact Resistant Lens Pack of 12 (Multi-Colors) • Amazon Business $13.05 3 $39.15
FLY2SKY 45Pcs Mochi Squishy Toys Mini Squishies Kawaii Animal Squishies Party Favors for Kids Cat Panda Unicorn Squishy Novelty Stress Relief Toys Birthday Gifts Goody Bags Class Prizes Pinata Fillers • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos • Amazon Business $14.80 1 $14.80
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
OHill 24 Pack Emoji Plush Pillows Mini Keychain for Birthday Party, Home Decoration, Classroom Rewards and Party Favor • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
The War That Saved My Life • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Pay It Forward: Young Readers Edition • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The War I Finally Won • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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