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Mrs. Tierney from Rochester NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Carpet Enhances Collaboration!

Help me give my students a classroom rug so they have the ability to work while using flexible seating options.

  • $479 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have sensory needs that impact them throughout the day. Many of them are on the Autism Spectrum. The adults in the classroom work together as an amazing team so we can focus on what each student needs at the moment he/she needs it while minimizing time off task.

Academic expectations are important and learning will happen when students are in a an enriched environment where they feel safe.

All students can learn and I work hard to find a way to meet each one of my students unique learning style. Students in my class learn by using hands-on materials, real-world tasks, and personal connections.

My Project

A classroom carpet will allow my students the option of sitting or laying on the floor to learn, read or collaborate with peers, maybe even play a game! The floor seats and lap desks will allow them to safely use chromebooks and workbooks while using flexible seating options.

We all learn differently, my self-contained class benefits from sensory input, which is enhanced by sitting/laying on the floor but we don't have a carpet!

My students love to lay on the small mat I have, but it is only big enough for one at a time. Having a carpet would create a whole new area for learning, sensory input and peer interactions. As a child I loved to lay on my belly to read a book and I remember my classrooms having carpet areas for this to happen. I hope you can help me give that same opportunity to my students.

Mrs. Tierney
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC161 - Navy Blue Rectangular Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LapGear Student LapDesk, Blue • Staples Advantage $10.48 4 $41.92

Materials cost

$370.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$406.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.73

Total project goal

$478.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$478.19

5 Donors

-$413.71

Donations toward project cost

-$397.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$54.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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