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Mrs. Kellogg from Salinas CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindermats for Kinderbabies!

Help me give my students Kindermats so they can take a nap after lunch.

  • $647 goal

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My Students

Our school is very small but diverse. We not only have many regular education classes, but also have 5 Special Education classes. Many of my students are from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Many of my students come from homes where both parents are field workers or both parents work full-time to make ends meet. Our school is a Title I school. 100% of our students receive free lunch.

Our students are so excited about learning!

Whenever a new staff member comes to our school, they comment on how nice our kids are. They comment on what a wonderful, welcoming school culture we have. We have worked very hard at that! I really want our sweet, nice students to have the best school experience possible regardless of their socio-economic status.

My Project

Wow! How school has changed. When I was in Kindergarten, we stayed half a day, had nap time, drank milk and ate a graham cracker, we played, painted and had a great time. Now, it is so different. We are expecting our students to stay full day (from 8:20-2:50) and it's a lot of academics. I would love to be able to give my children a comfortable nap time to help them rest. I would love to be able to have each of my children have a Kindermat so they can lay down and take a small nap every afternoon comfortably. Since I have hard floors, a comfortable nap really isn't quite reasonable right now. I look out at my sea of babies and am sad that I see them so sleepy! They are so young and we are expecting them to stay way longer than they should. I would love to be able to see them lay down and rest after a long morning of hard work!

Thank you so much for supporting my babies.

I just know they will appreciate the comfort you will allow them to have when they are so tired.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KinderMat, Basic Rest Mat, 1.5 Inch Thick, 41.75 x 18 Inches Red/Blue • Amazon Business $18.79 23 $432.17
KinderMat, Basic Rest Mat, 1.5 Inch Thick, 41.75 x 18 Inches Red/Blue • Amazon Business $18.79 2 $37.58

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