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Mrs. Anderson from Westcliffe CO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Lesson Starts with a Seat!

My students need a classroom meeting rug! A welcoming environment is created when each child has a special spot during instruction time.

  • $353 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year teaching, and I couldn't be more excited! Why? Because I am teaching in the very same elementary school that I once attended. Set in a small, beautiful mountain town, CCES is a tight and encouraging community.

My incoming students are curious and love to learn!

I cannot wait to explore life with them, learning along the way. Our classroom thrives on inquiry. 1st grade is such a special age, and I hope this will be a year that they always remember!

My Project

Something as simple as a meeting rug may seem silly to outside eyes. But to elementary students, this is where learning begins. Do you every feel like your work or motivation has stalled out because of the space around you? It may be too crowded and cramped, too noisy and distracting, or just plain unorganized. It's the same for our children.

With a meeting rug we can welcome every student individually, reduce distractions, provide space for thinking and doing, and so much more!

It would do away with the touching and breaking of one another's bubble. This rug would provide students with their own space and help me to manage my students so that we could foster a great learning and nurturing environment.

As a first year teacher, I've depleted so much of my small teacher budget already (and have much more supplies to get). My own out-of-pocket money is also not enough to get my classroom started. By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student comfort and focus, but you will ultimately help to increase the academic achievement of every student who walks into my classroom.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDCRAFT COLORFUL CIRCLES 6 FT X 9 FT RECTANGLE - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $228.87 1 $228.87
CHILDCRAFT FLAGSHIP COLORFUL CIRCLES - OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
COOL(31) - OPTION ONLY - COLORFUL CIRCLES • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$228.87

Vendor shipping charges

$22.89

State sales tax

$14.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$299.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.91

Total project goal

$352.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$352.75

2 Donors

-$335.11

Donations toward project cost

-$299.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

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$0.00

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