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Mrs. Townsend from Highland IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Carpet: A Place For Everyone to Sit and Learn!

Help me give my students a durable classroom carpet that is comfortable and provides structure for our classroom.

  • $620 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each day I come to school and spend my day with 24 kindergarten students who are eager to learn and are so happy to be at school! One of the most rewarding parts of my job is watching them grow as readers! I love it when their confidence grows and they beam with excitement! The students in my class strive for excellence.

My students all care about one another and continually make every effort to improve in all aspects of learning.

I teach in a public school in a small, rural town outside of St. Louis. Our school is a safe place for our students with a warm, caring environment. My students come from many different types of homes and each student is so unique! I have a very caring group of kids who accept each other for who they are and always think of our class members as "family!" I am very proud of these young learners!

My Project

My students need a classroom carpet that is durable and provides structure during whole group learning! I have purchased several inexpensive carpets over the years; several were not large enough for our entire class. Our class needs a carpet that has a special spot for each individual student and is durable to last ten years or more!

A classroom carpet is something that can be used for many, many years and benefit many children!

We spend approximately half of our day together on the carpet. Many times during a lesson, I need to stop my teaching to redirect my students back to their original spots. Even during my most engaging lessons, I lose momentum when I need to stop to redirect a child. I also lose valuable time at the beginning of each lesson while I wait until everyone is in the correct spot. This colorful rug has 30 spots. Each child has a special spot in a specific color row/shape! It will reduce the time needed to assist students in finding their assigned spots. It would not only serve as a great classroom management tool, but it would make my classroom warmer and more inviting. Thank you for considering my classroom!

Mrs. Townsend
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 24 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL802 - Learning Shapes & Colors Activity Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $489.00 1 $489.00

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