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Mrs. Alvarez from Odessa TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rugs for Reading

Help me give my students a rug to have cozy and comfortable space for reading with a partner or individually.

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school with most of my students coming from low, socioeconomic backgrounds, and many of them are below grade level in reading. Students at my school are inquisitive, compassionate, and creative but a few do not view reading as fun they see it as hard so they avoid becoming a good reader. My third graders have a variety of differences and learning abilities from beginning readers to above average in their reading skills. Some of my students do not read outside of school or have support outside the classroom so they need resources to encourage reading and make it fun as well as help them feel successful.

My Project

Our floors have no carpet or soft space for students to sit while reading. These rugs and seats will give my students a comfy and cozy place to read with a friend or by themselves. This coming school year our class will focus on reading and social studies. Having a rug or two to enhance a personal or partner reading space will allow students to expand their imagination and strengthen their reading skills in a special space throughout the day. These rugs and cozy seats will provide a comfortable and warm reading space for our third graders.

Mrs. Alvarez
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC161 Comfy Rectangular Classroom Carpet 6 x 9 Navy Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
LC405GA FlexSpace Comfy Floor Seat Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 2 $119.98
LC162 Comfy Rectangular Classroom Carpet 4 x 6 Navy Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00

Materials cost

$467.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.12

Total project goal

$594.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.12

6 Donors

-$322.06

Donations toward project cost

-$273.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.31

Matching donations from our partners

-$272.06

Match offers toward project cost

-$231.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.81

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$0.00

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