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Mrs. Ascano from Cudahy CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Rug for First Grade

My students need a rug for our classroom to use during our read aloud, calendar math time, and whole group instruction.

  • $220 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders are full of energy and their curiosity drives their learning. They get so excited when we are learning about new topics that are related to them and the world around them. Their love and passion for learning is infinite.

Our school is a Title I school with 552 students, and 100% of them receive free lunch.

Ninety percent of our students are socioeconomically disadvantaged, with a forty percent English Language Learner population at my school. In my first grade class, All of my students are who are English Language Learners. I also have some students that are foster children.

Even with all of these struggles, we strive for the best. I believe that all children can learn when one shows them that they are important and that they matter.

My Project

Having an inviting and cozy rug for my first graders will make big difference in our classroom. We spend most of our time on the rug during our whole group instruction and it is essential that the space where we are having lessons be welcoming.

It also important that the students have their personal space that would keep them focused without worrying about others interfering with their learning.

The squares on the rug gives boundaries to the students and assigning each student with their own personal space lessens the time on behavioral problems and gives an opportunity to focus on the learning.

The rug is truly an essential tool to many activities that are necessary in first grade. One simple rug can bring lots of smiles that motivates students to continue to love learning in a positive, clean, and, safe learning environment.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET CALENDAR SQUARES ST35 • School Specialty $129.47 1 $129.47

Materials cost

$129.47

Vendor shipping charges

$12.95

State sales tax

$11.85

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.86

Total project goal

$219.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.07

1 Donor

-$219.07

Donations toward project cost

-$186.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.86

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$0.00

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