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Mrs. Pearson from Richmond VA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Playground Equipment to Spark Joy and Laughter!

Help me give my students books and playground equipment that will spark joy!

  • $207 goal

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My Students

I share my class with a co-teacher. We strive to help our students grow and smile every day. Our students are thriving being back to school in-person. They are thrilled to laugh, play, and learn together in fun, safe learning environment.

The kids walk into our classroom every morning with eager smiles, and an excitement to learn.

They especially love playing on the playground, books by David Shannon, and using their laptop computers.

My Project

My students absolutely adore all of the "David" books by David Shannon. When they head to the library, they almost always go directly to the David books. The kids think they are the funniest! My current David books are torn and have pages missing, because they have been enjoyed by students before them. We desperately need an upgrade to our David Shannon book box.

This probably comes as no big surprise, but another highlight of the kids' school day is recess!

Because of social distancing, our class is spending a lot more time on the blacktop, so we need some fun equipment to enhance our playing. Jump ropes, bouncy balls, velcro mitts, and skip it toys will help students stay physical and excited about their recess time.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 15 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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ILNCLUY Skip Ball for Kids, Foldable Ankle Skip Ball Flashing Jumping Ring Colorful Sports Swing Ball, Fitness Fat Burning Jump Rope Game for Boy and Girl (Blue) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Toss and Catch Ball Set, Catch Game Toys for Kids, Beach Toys Paddle Ball Game Set with 6 Paddles and 3 Balls, Perfect Outdoor Games Sets Playground Sets for Backyards for Kids/Adults/Family • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79
Coolrunner 16 FT Long Jump Rope(2 PACK), Double Dutch Jump Rope, Soft Beaded Skipping Rope for Kids Adults, Plastic Segmented Jump Rope, Long Enough for 4-5 Jumpers • Amazon Business $18.46 1 $18.46
David Gets in Trouble (David Books [Shannon]) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
David Goes to School (David Books [Shannon]) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
18 Inch Rubber Playground Balls for Kids - (Pack of 2) Jumbo Size Rainbow Inflatable Backyard Play Balls and Bouncing Kickballs Fun for Park, Indoor and Outdoor Games • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
No, David! • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Grow Up, David! (David Books) • Amazon Business $13.53 1 $13.53

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