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Ms. Boltz from Virginia Beach VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Class is Recessed

My students need chalk, a soccer ball, a basket ball and other toys to play with at recess. When it rains, we need art supplies and activities for indoor recess.

  • $217 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I currently teach in a Title I elementary school serving the surrounding area. In our student population, 80% are considered to be of a minority race and 74% are economically disadvantaged. Most of my students receive free and reduced-price lunch, as well as food bags to help support their families over the weekend. We have a large transient population due to the military presence in our area.

My students have a wide array of social, emotional, and cognitive needs to be met.

I want to provide the best learning environment possible for their eager minds to grow! By creating projects on DonorsChoose.org, I can provide different materials that my students need to succeed. Thank you for any and all donations!

My Project

My students work very hard throughout the day learning math and how to read. Recess is a great time for students to take a break and play. Many social, communication, and team-building skills are learned through play-specifically at recess. By providing students with the time and equipment for indoor and outdoor recess, they get to exercise their bodies and brains. The soccer ball and basketballs will let students practice being good team members. Chalk encourages creativity and lets students express themselves. During indoor recess, my students love to have dance parties with songs from our SoundBox Bluetooth speaker. Trays will help keep students art projects contained and less messy.

Indoor and outdoor recess is a constructive and creative outlet for students excess energy.

Many studies have been done on the positive effects from time outside spent playing. By receiving different sports equipment and art supplies, my students are encouraged to play and have fun!

Ms. Boltz
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
New Star Foodservice 24425 Fast Food Tray, 10 by 14-Inch, Green, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $22.95 2 $45.90
Storex Large File Crate, 17.25 x 14.25 x 10.5", Classroom Green, Case of 3 (61463U03C) • Amazon Business $32.32 1 $32.32
DOSS SoundBox Bluetooth Speaker, Portable Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Touch Speakers with 12W HD Sound and Bold Bass, Handsfree, 12H playtime for Echo Dot, iPhone, iPad, Samsung, tablet, Gift ideas[White] • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Chastep 8 Inch Foam Sports Ball, Rainbow Basketball, Safe & Soft Kick - Good Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Non-Toxic Jumbo Sidewalk Chalk - Round, Tapered Diameter Means They Won't Roll Away, Works Well On Chalkboard Paint, Concrete, Asphalt and More (100) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball (3) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$152.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.54

Total project goal

$216.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.96

3 Donors

-$193.42

Donations toward project cost

-$184.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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