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Mrs. Rusk from Saint Louis MO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Gather Together/Circle Time Carpet

Help me give my students an organized, inviting, comfortable clean Circle Time carpet!

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a very eager group of diverse students with a number of different races, ethnicities and languages. They are 3, 4 and 5 years old. For many of them, this is their first exposure to a school setting. We are an urban district with very limited funds for materials and supplies. My students deserve quality materials as much as any other students in more affluent districts. They should not have to go without materials we need to help them learn all they can in Prekindergarten.

My Project

In my preschool class, gathering together on our Circle Time area rug is something we do numerous times per day. Some of the activities we enjoy are literacy, math, singing, movement activities and group meetings or discussions. We also have grants that bring in guest presenters who come in to teach the class about specific topics of interest and importance to young children. Our rug is very important to us! There was not one in the class when I arrived three years ago. I purchased a cheaper but serviceable one out of my own pocket at that time. It has seen much use as well as bodily fluids over those years. We desperately need a new one! The one I chose will give each student an assigned place to sit so there is no arguing over whose spot is whose!

Mrs. Rusk
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 Kids - 9' x 12' • 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

13 Donors

-$303.00

Donations toward project cost

-$258.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.67

match offer

-$303.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$257.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.92

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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