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Ms. Gunn from Saint Louis MO is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Take Me on a Magic Carpet Ride!

My students need a carpet that provides them enough space so they are able to comfortably move through their magical journey of learning.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine sitting on a carpet, ready to hear the most fascinating book that you have ever seen. What if the magic of the book is lost because you are squished between your fellow classmates and there is no room to move?

My scholars are energetic Kindergarteners.

This is the first learning experience for many of my scholars. They are eager to learn and always hungry for knowledge. Their favorite activities are reading amazing books, science, and math. Our school is a charter school where we believe that knowledge is power and in order to gain that power, you have to work extremely hard in school. Our students and teachers work longer than a typical school day so that everyone can learn as much as possible. Our scholars are working towards being victorious in primary school so that they can achieve middle school, high school, and attend any college of their choosing.

My Project

Our carpet for our classroom is essential to learning. We spend about 50% of our learning time sitting on the carpet engaging in discourse about what we have learned. Our students will be able to sit at the carpet comfortably without the distraction of being bumped, squished, or touched. This carpet will impact all learning subjects. For example, in the morning, our family meeting is held at the carpet. This is the time where we teach social skills and go over important character building words and strategies. We also review important announcements for the day. In reading, we do our mini lesson on the carpet where they learn strategies on how to become an excellent reader. In math, we hold a discourse on the carpet about how students arrived at their answers.

This carpet will help create a personal space for each of my students so that the worry of being too close to someone is taken away.

By donating to this project, you will make a difference in all areas of study for my students. It will allow my students to purely focus on the magic of their learning journey through Kindergarten.

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Ms. Gunn
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.09

Total project goal

$607.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.27

1 Donor

-$607.27

Donations toward project cost

-$516.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.09

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$0.00

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