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Mrs. Renslow from Waterloo IA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hard Workspace for Hard Workers

Help me give my students lap trays to use at the carpet to help them with their work. We work at the carpet multiple times during the day and this would help with personal work space while working.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been very blessed with the opportunity to teach at the school my own kids attend. I have twenty-four students who come from varying backgrounds and experiences. My school has a diverse population, which makes it a great place to attend and teach.

We are continually looking for new ideas and ways to improve and engage our students' learning.

When kids are engaged and provided with hands-on learning opportunities, they are more likely to retain what is being taught.

My Project

These lap trays would make a huge difference in my students' learning. By having lap trays my students will be able to complete more work on the carpet like our daily story problems in math without having to go back to their desks to sit and work. During reading my students will be able to use these to complete their daily work in various areas around the room.

My students will love having their own personal space to work at the carpet or around the room.

Right now if they are working at the carpet they have to go and get clipboards or work on the tile floor surface so they don't poke holes in the paper from the carpet.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LAP TRAYS ASST COLORS • School Specialty $4.64 24 $111.36

Materials cost

$111.36

Vendor shipping charges

$11.14

State sales tax

$7.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.55

Total project goal

$190.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.35

15 Donors

-$139.00

Donations toward project cost

-$118.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.55

match offer

-$51.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$43.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

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$0.00

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