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Mrs. Smith from Detroit MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Fun Engaging Indoor Recess For All Children!

My students need indoor fun engaging activities during their recess. We are indoors most of the cold wintry chilly raining fall, winter and spring months. My students work so hard and look forward to recess fun.

  • $913 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade students are amazing energetic, fun lovely children who have a drive to learn. They are like sponges absorbing all the information they can receive from me or anyone who present to them. Most of my children are Spanish speaking with English as a second language. Many of the parents are only Spanish speaking.

The students come to school daily ready to learn with their friends.

They are excited to be surrounded in a safe, comfortable cozy learning environment. I see them walk into our classroom full of life ready to learn and excited for what is in store for them that day. I feel honored to have the responsibility to teach these amazing first graders and prepare them for the next grade.

My Project

My first graders enjoy coming to school everyday learning with their friends. All morning, they are engaged by standard classroom subjects. They are so excited to share their lunch time with friends. Several days and weeks the children are inside for recess due to weather conditions.

The puzzles, games, flashcards, chap sticks, healing lotions, disinfecting sprays and Kleenex will provided a fun, learning healthy environments for all students.

They can interact with small groups during their recess while laughing and playing with their friends. Many students come to school with dry hands, faces and legs. Their lips are chapped during the cold months in Michigan. They will have a supply of lotions and chap sticks to get them through the chilly months.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Aquaphor Healing Ointment,Advanced Therapy Skin Protectant 14 Ounce • Amazon Business $10.99 6 $65.94
Tenzi Party Pack • Amazon Business $24.95 2 $49.90
Spalding NBA Slam Jam Over-The-Door Mini Basketball Hoop • Amazon Business $23.72 2 $47.44
Eucerin Original Healing Rich Lotion 16.9 Fluid Ounce (packaging may vary) • Amazon Business $8.99 5 $44.95
The Magic School Bus: The Complete Series • Amazon Business $41.85 1 $41.85
Spot it! Sports • Amazon Business $18.49 2 $36.98
Spot It! Basic English • Amazon Business $11.89 3 $35.67
Spot it! Halloween Card Game • Amazon Business $14.64 2 $29.28
Spot It! Holidays Game • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Kleenex Ultra Soft Facial Tissues 130 Count (Pack of 8), Disposable Facial Tissues, Gentle and Durable, 3-Ply Thickness, Designs May Vary • Amazon Business $13.77 2 $27.54
Spot It! Numbers and Shapes • Amazon Business $8.00 3 $24.00
Arthur Season 11 • Amazon Business $21.49 1 $21.49
Blue Orange Games Spot it! Alphabet • Amazon Business $10.07 2 $20.14
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Franklin - DVD Collection • Amazon Business $19.67 1 $19.67
Spot It! Gone Camping Card Game • Amazon Business $8.53 2 $17.06
Spot-it Finding Dory Game • Amazon Business $8.49 2 $16.98
48-Piece Floor Puzzle for Kids - Learning Numbers Jumbo Jigsaw Puzzle, 1.9 x 2.9 Feet • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
LeapFrog: Learning DVD Set • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Melissa & Doug Rainforest Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $12.44 1 $12.44
Melissa & Doug ABC Learn the Alphabet Floor Puzzle (24 pcs) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Melissa & Doug World Map Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (33 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Melissa & Doug Rainforest Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (100 pcs, over 4 feet tall) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Melissa & Doug Underwater Ocean Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Best of the Berenstain Bears • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
LeapFrog: Word Caper • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Leap Frog Letter Factory Adventures [DVD] • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Melissa & Doug Dinosaur Dawn Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (24 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Set of 3 Inflatable Magic Shot Pro Mini Hoop Basketballs with Pump (4-Inch) • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
Melissa & Doug Traffic Jam Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (24 pcs, 2 x 3 feet long) • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
Arthur: Hooray for Health • Amazon Business $7.22 1 $7.22
Arthur Stands Up to Bullying • Amazon Business $6.82 1 $6.82
LeapFrog: Learn to Read at the Storybook Factory • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Learning Resources Write & Wipe Demonstration Clock • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Leapfrog: Gift Of Learning for Kids Ages 4-7 - Double Feature [DVD] • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Subtraction 0-12 Flash Cards • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
Subtraction 0 to 12 Flash Cards (Brighter Child Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
Addition 0-12 Flash Cards • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
Time and Money Flash Cards (Brighter Child Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
Addition 0 to 12 (Brighter Child Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99

Materials cost

$734.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$775.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$136.90

Total project goal

$912.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$912.67

1 Donor

-$912.67

Donations toward project cost

-$775.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$136.90

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$0.00

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