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Ms. Elder from Bay City MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New 3s Teacher Circle Time Rug

Help me give my students a place to gather daily and share, learn, and explore!

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children I work with are low-income and have various special needs. A lot of the children also have childhood trauma. They are mostly 3 years old and this is usually their first school experience. They need a calm place to learn. While in my program I strive to offer the children are positive social interactions in a fun, hands-on​ learning environment. I want them to know they are respected and safe at school and it is an awesome place to be!

My Project

I would love to offer my new students a place to gather together daily with a new circle time rug. The rug will serve as a place to meet, share ideas, dance out our wiggles, sing silly songs, and read amazing books together. This is a place where everyone is heard and respected. This rug will help calm the classroom with its warm brown colors and its natural woodlike texture. The rug will also be big enough for parents to also join us at the ​circle. This helps to build positive bonds with the family as well as the child. The rug will provide enough space for the children to sit comfortably without touching a neighbor!

Ms. Elder
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC832 - Natural Accents Cobblestone Classroom Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.09

Total project goal

$607.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.27

3 Donors

-$354.00

Donations toward project cost

-$300.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.10

match offer

-$253.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$215.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.99

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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