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Ms. Marcum from Salem IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Rug

Help me give my students a rug to sit and read on and a wonderful book to read on it.

  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, curious, and funny. They love to move around while learning and reading. I am trying to get a reading carpet for the students. We need a rug for them to sit on while I am reading to them.

My students were thrown into a new classroom a month after school started and I am trying to make it feel warm and welcoming.

I am trying to create an environment that is welcoming and where they can sit and be comfortable. The floor is hard and the students don't like to sit on it for long. We need a rug for our room.

My Project

My students need a nice comfortable spot to sit on while I am reading to them. I have found that when they sit for too long on the hard floor, they start to wiggle and squirm. This causes them to run into other students. This is a crucial learning time for them. I need to keep them engaged the whole entire time. We create anchor charts and have serious discussions while on the carpet. I feel students pay attention and retain more when they are nice and comfortable. I just want to give my students what I feel they deserve.

Ms. Marcum
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
nuLOOM ECCR17A Multi Maris Triangles Area Rug, 8' x 10', Multicolor • Amazon Business $184.16 1 $184.16
Nibbles: The Book Monster • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69

Materials cost

$199.85

Vendor shipping charges

$8.03

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$240.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.51

Total project goal

$283.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.39

5 Donors

-$283.39

Donations toward project cost

-$240.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.51

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$0.00

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