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Mrs. Horton from Newaygo MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Carpet for a Musical Atmosphere!

Help me give my students a carpet to sit on to maximize our time for learning and minimize transition time.

  • $903 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Joyful hearts and smiles abound as my students sing, dance, play, and move in a weekly music experience. Music communicates hope, and it helps students experience diversity in a community where some may never leave the county. My students range in ages from 4 to 12. They are the reason I get up and come to work each day. It is my joy to work with such amazing, hard working students and families.

I teach in a rural community, and our school has qualified for free lunch for all students K-12.

These are hard working families and students. They support their children, and this community supports its schools.

My Project

When students enter the Music Room, I want it to be an oasis from a busy day full of testing and classwork. A cozy blue carpet with bright dots of color will give them an organized and comfortable place to sit when they come to music class. When students are calm and focused, learning occurs.

This carpet will help my students feel at ease, and with assigned spots, they will transition between activities in my room quickly.

Corner protectors will help our carpet last as long as possible!

Please help me create this organized space for my students. In teaching, well-managed classrooms have the most educational gains. This rug will allow for the most seamless transitions, and therefore maximize learning time.

Mrs. Horton
Grades 3-5
  • Vera Wilsie Elementary School
  • Newaygo, MI
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kid Carpet FE815-78A On The Spot Classroom Seating Nylon Area Rug, 12' x 16', Multicolored • Amazon Business $715.20 1 $715.20
NeverCurl Best V Shape Design to Instantly Stops Rug Corner Curling. Safe for wood floors. For Indoor & Outdoor Rugs. Not an anti-slip pad. Made USA. Patent Pending • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95

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