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  • $730 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Inman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Reading Rug Adventure

My students need a carpet big enough for all of them to have a seat on during whole group carpet instruction time, and a new easel to use during instruction.

My Students

Books take you on trips to far away places! How would it feel to read a book on a hard classroom carpet on top of concrete? This classroom rug would make that trip with reading a book a relaxing and unforgettable experience! Easels have stood the test of time! Easels are very important and needed!

I have 16 fabulous first graders eager to learn, and they love to make a difference in their community and our school!

I work at a high poverty school where my students do not always have the supplies they need or are given the opportunities that other students have been given. They are always so appreciative and do their best in academics and other aspects that come with school. They are extraordinary students!

My Project

I would like to be able to have a classroom rug that fits all my students. I would like it to be big enough that 16-17 first grade students can sit on it comfortably at one time. This resource will change my students' lives for the better because they will all have a place to call their own on the rug and in return will be able to participate more effectively! I would also like to have a new magnetic white board easel to use in my lessons and also during centers for students' use. Students will be able to use both resources during center time and in all subjects during different activities!

My project is so important to me because I want to make every opportunity that I can available to help my students learn more.

Something as little as a classroom rug that is good material, soft and big enough can help a student pay attention more and thus understand an important concept. Also with the easel, students need to be able to see anchor charts, big books and will be able to use it during centers to help in word work, writing, math, and reading.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT483 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $369.00 1 $369.00
BestRite White MICE Easel (803) • Amazon $170.65 1 $170.65

Materials cost

$539.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$42.09

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$619.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.38

Total project goal

$729.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$729.21

8 Donors

-$358.44

Donations toward project cost

-$309.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.52

match offer

-$364.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$309.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 8 other donors.

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