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Ms. Walker from Orange Park FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating A Classroom Community

Help me give my students materials and a space to thrive and learn.

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The reason I love my school so much is because it is known around the community as a close-knit school. I had the the opportunity to intern, last year, at my school before being hired on as a teacher. The acceptance and support I felt from my coworkers made the decision easy to want to stay with the school after my internship ended.

My students deserve a space to collaborate, experiment, and grow into well-rounded individuals.

Upon entering my second year, I want to give my scholars an opportunity to have a comfortable and inspiring space. My students want to learn. They come to school to feel loved and supported in this process.

My Project

Instead of a desk for every activity, a classroom rug offers my scholars an alternative spot in the room to explore their thinking. Making sure students are comfortable is an important part of the learning process. One of my favorite examples set in a pre-internship, was my host teacher giving students the opportunity to sit on the classroom rug for the lesson. I would love to recreate this experience for my own student in a math lesson. The dice, chip counters, flashlights, and game buzzers in this project will help expand thinking and provide hands on experiences. One of my student's favorite review games before a math test is Jeopardy. I plan on using the game buzzers to have students push once they have their answer and create a visual for other students.

Speaking of exploring, travel is our school theme for next year.

I would love for my students to have an adventurous experience in the classroom as well. My hope is that the posters, post cards, and banners will expose and introduce my students to places they have never seen.

Ms. Walker
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Unique Loom Metro Collection Modern Feathered Abstract Lines Turquoise Area Rug (8' x 10') • Amazon Business $139.00 1 $139.00
Burlap Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
FASTPRO 20-pack Aluminum 6-LED Flashlights Set with Lanyard and 60-piece AAA Batteries Included and Pre-installed • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
TREND enterprises, Inc. Black & White Terrific Trimmers, Variety Pack • Amazon Business $21.13 1 $21.13
Adventure Awaits Teal World Map Art Print Travel Quote Wall Decor 8x10 inches • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elrene Home Fashions Vinyl Tablecloth with Polyester Flannel Backing Tropical Leaf Easy Care Spillproof, 60"x120", Green • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Creative Teaching Press Border Safari Friends Jumbo Leaves Ctp 8336 with • Amazon Business $8.45 2 $16.90
It Doesn't Matter Where You're Going, It's Who You Have Beside You - 11x14 Unframed Art Print - Wedding/Gift Sign/Wood Sign/Reception Sign/Shower Gift/Travel Theme • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Learning Resources Answer Buzzers, Set of 4 Assorted Colored Buzzers, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Nasco TB18746T Dot Dice Set, 5/8" Square, Foam, 36-Piece, Yellow with Black, Grades K+ • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
Let the Adventure Begin Banner Adventure Awaits Bon Voyage Map Banner for Travel Themed Birthday Baby Shower Graduation Retirement Job Career Change Farewell Party Decorations Supplies Pre Strung & Ready to Hang • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
ADLKGG Hanging Hot Air Balloon Paper Lanterns Set Party Decoration Birthday Wedding Christmas Party Decor Gift, 12 inch, Pack of 5 Pieces • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
US NATIONAL PARKS postcard set of 20. Post card variety pack depicting American national parks postcards. Made in USA. • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Grading Calculator - E-Z Grader Teacher's Aid Scoring Chart (Purple) - 8-1/2" x 4-3/4" • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Learning Resources Transparent Color Counting Chips, Set of 250 Assorted Colored Chips, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89

Materials cost

$353.63

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$392.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.34

Total project goal

$462.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.26

10 Donors

-$345.49

Donations toward project cost

-$295.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.32

match offer

-$115.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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