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Mrs. DeLong from Mesa AZ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enhancing Our Learning Environment With A Colorful, Inspiring Carpet

My students need a comfortable, inviting rug to gather on for class discussions, read alouds, and other learning experiences.

  • $557 goal

This project expired on October 11, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second grade students are curious about the world around them. They come to school every day with smiles on their faces eager to learn. Their energy is contagious! They don't want to spend the whole day sitting in a chair at a desk so I am working to create a classroom with flexible seating.

My group of students work together to create a sense of community.

They look out for each other and want everyone to be successful. They take pride in their own work and that of their peers. They work cooperatively and enjoy opportunities to share with each other.

My Project

This carpet will be the central gathering place in our classroom. It will set the tone for cooperative learning as we come together to learn and share ideas. It will also add to the flexible seating in my classroom by allowing the children an alternative to sitting at their tables all day.

Children need to have opportunities to choose where they will work and with whom.

By having a large area rug that is inviting, those children who need a change of position or location can continue to work. This also adds to their sense of community as they take turns sitting in different areas and working together.

The whimsical nature of this particular carpet will inspire some creative thought as they make connections between the letters and the pictures.

Mrs. DeLong
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET HIDE & SEEK ABC RUG - 7FT6IN X 12FT • School Specialty $373.07 1 $373.07

Materials cost

$373.07

Vendor shipping charges

$37.31

State sales tax

$26.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$472.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.41

Total project goal

$556.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.06

11 Donors

-$443.41

Donations toward project cost

-$391.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.51

match offer

-$95.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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