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Mrs. Alkire from Indianapolis IN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Sitting Area Needed!

My students need 1 large classroom rug. The rug would be a gathering place large enough to accommodate our class of 25. Our classroom is all tile floor with no carpet, which can often be cold.

  • $500 goal

This project expired on May 25, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a Montessori school in the inner city. My kids range from the age of 4 to age 6. One of the many great things about Montessori is that my students stay with me for two consecutive years.

My kids are independent hard workers.

They are taught at a very early age how to manage their own work and get things done independently. I love that I get the chance to work with each student individually every day while others are working by themselves or helping another child.

My Project

The rug would make our room look more appealing. We spend most of our day working on the floor with small work mats. The large rug would be a central area for group time.

Our day starts and ends with a circle time.

The rug would give my students not only a great visual, but it would also be more comfortable. My students would use the large rug during large group activities such as morning yoga, music, calendar, show and tell, end of day wrap up. We have a mobile listening center for 6 students to use at the same time that I plan on moving to the large rug daily, during our work cycle.

Mrs. Alkire
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC140 - Charcoal Rectangular Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $389.00 1 $389.00

Materials cost

$389.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.97

Total project goal

$499.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.81

1 Donor

-$499.81

Donations toward project cost

-$424.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.97

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$0.00

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