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Ms. Helmuth from Seaside CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Students be More Comfortable!

My students need a whole group instruction rug so that they can sit comfortably during our 45 minute period. We also need a tabletop easel for small group instruction.

  • $438 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year I am going to be teaching a 5th grade class at a Title I school in Seaside, California. The majority of our students are English Language Learners and very bright, happy individuals. The students at my school are always needing that extra push to do their very best and knowing somebody, outside of their loving teachers, cares for their success and is willing to purchase something for them will make their confidence soar.

They are kind, caring, strongly independent, and in fifth grade, they are one step away from a new school.

This is the year for them to get organized and raise the expectations they hold for themselves.

My Project

These materials will help my students to be more comfortable during instruction. They are not used to sitting on the ground and often complain of "butt aches". Having a cushioned rug will help with this issue.

Being able to have my students focus in on what I am saying is extremely important and beneficial for their learning experience.

Having the small group easel is going to help my instruction because I will be able to write out questions and use it when having students answer questions as well.

Both of these items will help me to teach my students to the best of my ability. These items are ones that I have seen other teachers use and have success with and they would be extremely helpful!!

Ms. Helmuth
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC161 - Navy Blue Rectangular Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
FF524 - Small-Group Teaching Easel • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$308.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$371.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.63

Total project goal

$437.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$437.52

2 Donors

-$425.02

Donations toward project cost

-$361.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.75

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

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$0.00

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