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Ms. Despain from Imperial CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Caught Speeding on the Kindergarten Playground!

Help me give my students trikes to strengthen their gross motor skills and coordination.

  • $606 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The Transitional Kindergartners and Kindergartners at our school come from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Some have two parent households, but there are many who come from a single parent household or are in foster care. We are designated as a Title 1 school which means that a high percentage of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch based on household income. Our school is also located along the Mexico border which means many of our students enter the public schooling system speaking only Spanish.

Even with all of the diversity at our school, the kids at our grade level in particular are resilient and excited about their educational experiences.

My Project

Trikes are a solid playground staple on the Kindergarten playground. Kids will be strengthening their gross motor skills by riding trikes. The use of trikes on the Kindergarten playground require kids to use the fundamental skills of sharing and taking turns. Kids will also learn the rules of personal space with trikes as well. With roughly 165 kids in our Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten grade levels, we only have 6 trikes currently for students to use at recess time.

With these trikes, kids will be able to engage in physical activity as well as using their socialization skills to play interactively with other kids.

Ms. Despain
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA154 - Lakeshore School Trike • Lakeshore Learning Materials $219.00 2 $438.00

Materials cost

$438.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$40.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$514.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.82

Total project goal

$605.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$605.47

1 Donor

-$514.65

Donations toward project cost

-$514.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$90.82

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$0.00

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