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Ms. T. from Aurora CO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Home Sweet Classroom

Help me give my students a carpet and new classroom decorations to make the class feel more "homey."

  • $424 goal

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My Students

My school serves students in grades preK-5. I work in a 4th grade classroom that has 27 kids this year -- but next year I will be moving to 5th grade. I work in a school where the majority of students (73%) are receiving free or reduced price lunch.

These are students who truly need the best quality education, and I would love to do everything in my power to give that to them.

Students at my school are extremely spunky, and creative, but with all that creativity comes a whole lot of energy! These kids deserve many fun, lasting life experiences from school. I want them to get out and do hands-on learning that connects to our curriculum.

My Project

I am trying to redecorate my classroom for next year, and would like to get some items to make our class feel more like home! I want this to be a place where all students feel safe and secure -- which then makes them more ready to learn. We are requesting a carpet and new classroom decorations to make the class feel more "homey."

For many of my students, school is where they have the most stability in their lives.

I would like to offer them as much support as possible by creating a classroom that can feel like a home for them. I want a new, comfortable class rug and some posters/signs with motivational messages, as well as "wood" looking paper to cover up some of our not-so-great walls.

Ms. T.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Unique Loom Solo Solid Shag Collection Modern Plush Light Slate Blue Area Rug (9' x 12') • Amazon Business $160.22 1 $160.22
White Wood Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 6 $89.94
Teacher Created Resources Home Sweet Classroom Clingy Thingies Motivational Gallery Signs (TCR77871) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Parisloft Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti Wood Wall Framed Sign White Washed Wood Wall Decor 10x1x8inches • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Schoolgirl Style Industrial Chic Bulletin Board Set, Welcome (110401) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Teacher Created Resources Home Sweet Classroom Positive Sayings Accents (TCR8859) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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