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Mrs. Oest from Brentwood CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rainbow Rug Request

My students need a cozy rug for story time that seats 30.

  • $607 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Carpet time in kindergarten is a magical time! This is the place of stories, imagination, and vital instruction. Due to the budget crisis in California, our class size is going from 20 students to 30. We no longer have ample carpet space to seat all of our little ones comfortably. Can you help?

My students are 5 and 6 year olds, bright-eyed and eager to learn!

We have a variety of languages and economic situations represented in the classroom. We are a home to future writers, readers, professional baseball players, creative artists, and fabulous dancers...their dreams are so big!

My Project

As kindergartners receive a majority of their instruction during "carpet time," it is vital that they each have a space they can call their own. We need "Rainbow Carpets" which provide each student with his/her own "Rainbow Square" to sit on. This is essential in classroom management! The students learn the boundaries of their own space while respecting the space of others.

With class size increasing in kindergarten next year, we no longer have a carpet that will house the entire class.

Some children will have a specified space, while others will have to "make do" with a space away from the rest of the class. It is so important for these little ones to each have their own special place to call their own!

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 • Lakeshore Learning $449.00 1 $449.00

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