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Ms. Attardo from Palm Harbor FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Where We Gather to Grow!

Help me give my students a classroom carpet that allows them to have their own personal space!

  • $541 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

First grade is full of growth! It is predominantly a year for reading and social development. In August students are beginning readers and communicators. By May they are immersed in chapter books and using the lessons learn through those books to support their social skills in real life situations.

My students are curious, hardworking, and eager to learn everyday!

They love sharing stories about their lives and discussing characters from our books. Also, my favorite trait of all, supporting each other with encouraging words!

My Project

A classroom carpet is where students gather for each lesson and learn new concepts. The carpet is used constantly each and every day. From whole group read aloud, to number talks; the carpet is the heart of the classroom! Currently, I have a small oval carpet that fits only half my students. I have heard some students make comments about not being able to sit on the rug. I make sure to rotate seats monthly, however I worry they still feel left out when they are not on the carpet.

A carpet encourages a welcoming environment!

I want every student in my classroom to feel comfortable and valued. I believe that having a large rectangular carpet with individual squares will give each student the feeling of belonging in our room. It will be a little place they can call their own! With your donations towards this carpet I can ensure that each child feels included in our classroom.

Ms. Attardo
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Colorful Places Seating Rug 8'4" x 13'4" Rectangle • Kaplan Early Learning Company $422.96 1 $422.96

Materials cost

$422.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$459.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.05

Total project goal

$540.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$540.35

11 Donors

-$409.65

Donations toward project cost

-$361.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.10

match offer

-$115.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.70

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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