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Ms. Taylor from Hayward CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Soft Spot

My students need a rug for a central meeting place in our classroom. We will use the rug for whole-group instruction and discussion.

  • $548 goal

This project expired on December 30, 2014.

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My Students

We start every morning with a group meeting on the floor. This is where we tell our stories, share work, and practice our phonics and phonemic awareness skills. It would be great to have a soft, comfortable rug to sit on!

The students in my classroom are from diverse cultures and backgrounds, but they have one thing in common: they are eager to learn!

Many of our students are underprivileged, but come to school with a positive attitude and an understanding that school is a special place where they will learn and have a brighter future for it.

My Project

Currently, our whole-group meeting place is on the floor, which is hard and not very comfortable. It would be great to have a soft, comfortable rug to sit on, where there is a clearly-designated spot for every child. The rug would be the place for students to meet every morning, to hear stories on, to share with their classmates and participate in group learning activities.

Donations towards purchasing a rug for my classroom would significantly improve the learning environment for my students.

It would provide comfort and order. It would allow all of us to fully enjoy whole-group discussions and learning. Additionally, it would enhance the appearance of the classroom, which is a space my students and I take pride in.

Ms. Taylor
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Joy Carpets Educational Reach Across the World Kids Rug 7'8'' x 10'9'' • $393.37 1 $393.37

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