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Mrs. Kurz from Philadelphia PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Help me give my students a bright and fun classroom that they can feel welcomed in all day and a comfy rug to sit on.

  • $175 goal

This project expired on September 21, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a small school within a school district in Pennsylvania.

Many of my students travel a great distance to come to our school, in hopes of gaining a better education than their neighborhood schools, even though many of them suffer with a multitude of issues that plague the city.

I have the privilege of teaching within our middle years academy, which is made up of two 7th grade and two 8th grade homerooms. If given the proper tools and guidance, my students are capable of amazing things. They are creative, intelligent problem solvers. There is no shortage when it comes to expressing themselves, they just need the tools on how to do that in a constructive way. My students are inquisitive risk-takers who, when given a challenge, will not back away. As a teacher, I want to give them that challenge and give them to the world.

My Project

I love to come up with a theme to my classroom. I feel this makes it more welcoming, creative, and fun for my students. This year I decided to do a complete change from my blue color theme that I have done the past few years to a Mickey Mouse/Disney theme. I love Disney and all my students know this. They will give me small gifts or items related to Disney. Another thought process was that Disney is the happiest place on Earth and I want my classroom to be the happiest place on Earth.

Each item either has Mickey Ears or fits in to the color scheme of Mickey Mouse.

The items I am asking for (rug, placemat, curtains, and pillow cases) will help to make my room more homey and welcoming for my students. I have extremely excited about the vision of this classroom in my head. With the decorations on this list I will also putting up different quotes from Disney movies, banners and labels will be made with Mickey Ears, and a wreath of Mickey Ears hanging on my door.

Mrs. Kurz
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safavieh ADR114A-4 Adirondack Collection ADR114A Contemporary Chic Damask Area Rug, 4' x 6', Black/Silver • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
All American Collection Doli Sheer Curtains | Two 54" x 84" Panels (Red Wine) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Cotton Solid Decorative Throw Pillow Case Square Cushion Cover Pillowcase 17.7” x 17.7” 4-Pack (Red) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
J.Ehonace Mickey Mouse Rugs - Bathroom Rug, Indoor Outdoor Entrance Rug, Kitchen Rug, 17" x 30" (Red) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$116.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.24

Total project goal

$174.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.92

3 Donors

-$174.92

Donations toward project cost

-$148.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.24

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$0.00

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