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Mr. Chapuis from New Orleans LA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Magic Carpet to Learning!

Help me give my students a large learning space with enough room for everyone. Perfect for our Community Circles, Read Alouds, and collaborative Math Problem of the Day.

  • $657 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We’re a group of dedicated scholars learning in New Orleans. Our class is a group of collaborative learners who support and challenge each other to investigate the world around us. These super students are quirky, energetic personalities who love to dance, sing and play their way to strong understandings of rigorous work. The lightbulbs going off in this class are so bright, I usually teach with the lights off! As a teacher born and raised in the same communities as my students, I’ve thoroughly invested in them receiving the high quality education they desire and deserve.

My Project

We currently have one rug large enough for the class, but this will create another learning environment for students to engage with each other and their learning in more inventive ways than simply sitting at their desk. My students love to read and put together puzzles on the carpet, as well as watch instructional videos and dance for brain breaks. That’s in addition to the many ways I use it for direct instruction. This is a resource that we will use in a large variety of ways throughout the school year. This rug will most likely be located near our library so students can enjoy the natural sunlight from the windows while they delve into pages of adventure during our Guided Reading block.

Mr. Chapuis
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 Kids - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$558.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.49

Total project goal

$656.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$656.58

12 Donors

-$588.93

Donations toward project cost

-$515.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.34

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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