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Mrs. Molloy from Quicksburg VA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hive Of Busy Bees In Need Of A Place To Buzz Through Books

My students need a carpet to sit on while reading independently.

  • $291 goal

This project expired on January 24, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first year teaching in this school brings the challenge of turning my classroom into a place students want to be. As my Busy Bees return to our hive this year, they must land on a cold tile floor for reading. Uncomfortable readers are distracted readers!

My classroom is a reading classroom.

Some books I choose for my students, some books students choose for themselves. Books recommended by peers are always preferred. When students share books with each other, they awaken the curiosity within their classmates.

My Project

I want my classroom to be as inviting as possible and I'm excited to request funding for my first project. Having the World Carpet would allow me to offer an enjoyable area for students to relax and buzz into a good book. The World Carpet will also aid in the review of the continents.

Please help me offer my students a warm, cozy reading area!

"Reading changes your life. Reading unlocks worlds unknown or forgotten, taking travelers around the world and through time. Reading helps you escape the confines of school and pursue your own education. Through characters - the saints and the sinners, real or imagined - reading shows you how to be a better human being." Donalyn Miller, The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

Mrs. Molloy
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Maps That Teach Rug Size Option: 6' x 9' • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $192.99 1 $192.99

Materials cost

$192.99

Vendor shipping charges

$21.23

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$247.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.61

Total project goal

$290.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$290.72

2 Donors

-$95.36

Donations toward project cost

-$81.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.30

Matching donations from our partners

-$195.35

Match offers toward project cost

-$166.05

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.30

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$0.00

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