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Mrs. DiMaggio from Bakersfield CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Everyone Has A Spot On A Listening Rug!

My students need a listening center, carpet and a variety of fiction and nonfiction books to read and listen to.

  • $805 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are faced with many challenges on a daily basis. I try to provide my students with as many opportunities to be hands-on in the classroom, which allows them to become engaged and interested in learning. I am able to do this by keep things simple and providing my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences. Being hands-on in the classroom allows my students to learn essential life skills that will impact them far beyond this school year.

You never know the struggle they face.

Being a Title I school means that most students come from homes where the extra money is not available to contribute to learning materials that would improve and enhance their learning experience. It will be because of your donations my students will receive learning materials and supplies needed to truly thrive.

My Project

I am requesting a carpet where all of my class can comfortably sit and listen to instruction and also use the listening center. Having a listening center will allow my students that opportunity to have a variety of fiction and non-fiction books read to them why they track the words in the book.

The more exposure to literature they have their fluency, interest, and love for reading will increase.

If my students are blessed with the carpet, listening center, and the requested books they will be able to enjoy books being read to them and the ability to read books in an area where they feel like they belong and where literature can come alive and open up their world far beyond first grade.

Mrs. DiMaggio
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets FE118-44A Dot Spots Seating Rug, Everyone Has a Spot on This Colorful Design, 7'6" x 12' Seats 30, 90" Length, 144" Width, Multi-Color • Amazon Business $222.79 1 $222.79
Hamilton Buhl 6-Sation, Basic CD, AM/FM Listening Center • Amazon Business $93.96 1 $93.96
Eight Days Gone • Amazon Business $7.55 4 $30.20
Sheila Rae, the Brave • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
The Stray Dog • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
Pigs • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
Frogs • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
The Carrot Seed (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.39 4 $25.56
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? • Amazon Business $6.04 4 $24.16
The Snowy Day • Amazon Business $5.02 4 $20.08
Wind • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Rain (Weather Ready-to-Reads) • Amazon Business $3.74 4 $14.96
Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time: Candlewick Sparks • Amazon Business $3.19 4 $12.76

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