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Mrs. Moore from Sylacauga AL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Teacher in Need of a Whole Group Rug! Please Help!

My students need a whole group rug (9 x12) to sit on while we learn. I am a NEW TEACHER and do not have a rug. Any donation will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

  • $654 goal

This project expired on October 24, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Remember when your teacher called you to the rug to hear a story? Do you remember intently listening as the story unfolded? I do and I used to love storytime! I want to give back to the students in my class. Storytime is a special time and I would love to have a rug for my students to sit on.

I am a brand new teacher!

I am SO EXCITED to begin my journey as a teacher. I graduated in May 2014 and was blessed enough to receive a kindergarten position at a wonderful country school. As with all new teachers, we often start from scratch, and a rug is one of the biggest expenses. Unfortunately, the room I am placed in does not have a rug for the students to sit on during whole group and storytime. I would greatly appreciate any donation towards a rug for my kindergarten students.

My Project

I am requesting a whole group rug (9 x 12) to sit on while we learn. The students in my kindergarten class will use the rug several times everyday. They will use it for storytime, a sitting area when exploring manipulatives, and it will also be used during whole group for math and reading instruction. Without a rug, my students will either have to stay at their desk or sit on a cold, hard floor. Please help me obtain a rug so I can create an environment that is comfortable for the kids. Thank you!

This project will make a difference in my classroom because it allows the students to get up and out of their seats while still continuing to learn.

The rug also allows for a more kid friendly environment that will making learning more fun.

Mrs. Moore
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT669 - Alphabet Activity Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$555.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.98

Total project goal

$653.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$653.20

4 Donors

-$221.86

Donations toward project cost

-$205.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$411.60

Match offers toward project cost

-$349.86

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.74

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$0.00

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