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Ms. Gardner from Saint Louis MO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Carpet Time

My students need a soft comfortable place to listen to read-aloud stories and explore activities. An alphabet carpet will work wonders.

  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Active kindergartners fill our room. They are so eager to learn through exploration. The students are from diverse cultures with very different demeanors and learning styles. Unique learning experiences help the diverse students turn exploration into knowledge. Most, if not all, of the students in the school come from low-income homes. Many students only have the learning resources found at school, so providing the best learning experience is key to achievement.

The learning resources available at school means so much to student success.

Having the ability to provide diverse experiences along with a sense of community learning ensures every student has the opportunity for success. Engaging activities, resources, and a community learning environment help guide the active learners in our class to build skills for a lifetime.

My Project

A carpet allows students to sit comfortably on the floor during activities. A carpet also provides a warm and inviting place to learn and work together. Currently, my students do not have a carpet when working on the floor. I have noticed students move toward cushions and a small carpet when choosing floor space independently. The opportunity to offer students a comfortable learning environment is so important.

A larger group carpet meeting area will allow our entire class community more opportunities to spend time in a comfortable floor learning space.

Inviting learning spaces make a big difference in the day of a student. Students need a warm and comfortable community area to sit on the floor. The carpet I chose will be a big enough space for a large group, yet small enough to move around the room as needed. One last great feature of this carpet is the additional learning experience provided through the alphabet and pictures aid literacy learning as a comfortable (comfy) carpet.

Ms. Gardner
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT668 - Alphabet Activity Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00

Materials cost

$299.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.85

Total project goal

$392.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.33

9 Donors

-$383.51

Donations toward project cost

-$333.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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