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Mrs. Tallent from Kannapolis NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Recess to Impress!

My students need new recess equipment to replace the old and damaged ones we have been playing with.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 5th graders are a rambunctious and enthusiastic group of kids! Unfortunately, many of them come from homes that live under the poverty line. This affects their home life, their school life, and their exposure to things that are different from their "norm." They are not used to having the opportunity to interact with 21st century technology and fine-tune their skills.

My students are asked to put a lot of their time and effort into the their learning, that we can sometimes forget that they are just kids - ones that love to PLAY!

Our recess equipment has lived a wonderful, but it is time for it to retire and move on.

My Project

We have been using our recess equipment all year long and it has seen better days! Recess is my kids' favorite part of the day, but they become frustrated when their equipment is falling apart and becoming difficult to use.

Right now they are using a soccer ball that has been torn apart - the outside layer has been completely removed from the ball, our footballs and kickballs have been popped, and our jump ropes are tearing apart.

My kids would really love new recess equipment so that they can exercise their athletic abilities during their favorite part of the day! These new soccer balls, kickballs, footballs and jump ropes will allow us to replace our old and tattered equipment and enjoy a little sunshine outside!

Mrs. Tallent
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Franklin Sports MLB Youth Kickball Set • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Wilson NFL MVP Junior Football with Pump and Tee, Brown • Amazon Business $9.97 2 $19.94
AppleRound 8.5 Inch Playground Balls (Set of 4) with 1 Hand Pump • Amazon Business $15.40 1 $15.40
adidas Performance Starlancer V Soccer Ball, Dark Green, Size 5 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
adidas Performance Starlancer V Soccer Ball, Bright Pink, Size 5 • Amazon Business $11.92 1 $11.92
Plastic Flying Discs (Set of 6), 9-Inch • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Coppo Stainless Steel Coach Whistle with Lanyard, 2 Pack • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Balala Counter Jump Rope for Kids with Easy Adjustable Cable and Foam Handle Blue • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Balala Counter Jump Rope for Kids with Easy Adjustable Cable and Foam Handle Yellow • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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