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Ms. Casey from Durham NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Criss Cross Applesauce on the Classroom Rug

My students need a new classroom meeting space that is clean and suitable to sit on for whole group learning.

  • $652 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a neighborhood school that serves students with high needs. We are a high poverty school where most of our students receive free or reduced lunch. My students face daily obstacles that often influence their ability to learn.

Our first grade classroom is a fun and serious place to learn.

We spend our days learning to read, write, compose and decompose numbers, and explore a variety of science topics...most of a time there is a song to go with our content. We sing together all the time...pretty much about everything!

My Project

My current classroom rug has been under my management for the past 12 years. I would hate to tell you the torment it has been through (you can use your imagination)! In first grade, we spend so much time together reading, singing, and exploring on the rug. When I call the students to the rug, I cringe at what I am asking them to sit on (although not one of them ever complains).

My students deserve a clean and comfortable learning environment.

I am teaching my students to take pride in their classroom. They are required to keep up with supplies, clean up any spills from breakfast and snack, keep our books organized in the library, and to take care of their cubbies by keeping backpacks and supplies tidy. Then...we come to the rug. I would like this space to be consistent with the cleanliness of the rest of our classroom.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC698 - Flex-Space A Place for Everyone Carpet for 30 Kids - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$553.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.68

Total project goal

$651.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$651.22

5 Donors

-$624.79

Donations toward project cost

-$553.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.43

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$0.00

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