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Mrs. Gaylor from Baton Rouge LA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Rid of the Old and In With the New

Help me give my students a new rug to replace the 10-year-old rug in my classroom. The dry erase boards and pockets will help my students in stations and also help me gauge students' learning.

  • $462 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade students are excited, enthusiastic, and energetic about being in the first grade and learning. They consider themselves BIG KIDS now. In first grade, students continue learning how to read, solve equations, and learn how to speak and write in complete sentences.

My philosophy for my first graders is to teach children how to become lifelong learners, readers, and problem solvers.

As a heavily populated English Language Learner school it is imperative that my students have every opportunity to become great learners.

My Project

The rug is an every hour use. I use the rug for multiple purposes. The rug is used for whole group instruction many times a day. I also use it for center activities. This rug will also help the students have a comfortable place to sit during instruction. The dry erase boards and pockets are used for center activities, whole group activities, and writing activities. This will make it easier for students to participate and engage in learning.

Donating to this project will help my continuing efforts to make my students' lifelong learners.

These items will help my students become fabulous first graders!

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Mrs. Gaylor
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Color Blocks Seating KID$ Value PLUS Rug 6' x 9' • Kaplan Early Learning Company $179.96 1 $179.96
KC70 - Write & Wipe Lapboard - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 3 $86.97
Reusable Dry Erase Pockets, Neon, 2 each of 5 colors • Staples Advantage $15.39 4 $61.56

Materials cost

$328.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$392.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.20

Total project goal

$461.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$461.36

6 Donors

-$281.00

Donations toward project cost

-$238.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.15

Matching donations from our partners

-$180.36

Match offers toward project cost

-$153.31

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.05

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$0.00

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