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Mrs. Peterson from Murray UT is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun and Engaging Recess

Help me give my students a fun and engaging recess and brain break.

  • $999 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from highly impacted environments and many have not had the opportunity or resources to gain the prerequisite skills that other kindergarteners have. To help close that gap my students attend kindergarten full day. To help keep students engaged and learning I like to give them hands on learning in all content areas. It is amazing to see the things they can imagine, the problems they can solve, and the items they can build. I would love to give them more materials to expand their creativity and imaginative play.

My Project

With Covid-19 restrictions our classes need to stay separated at recess. Our school has one small playground for lower grades that we all have to rotate through. When it is not our turn on the playground my class has to play on the blacktop without much else to play with.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic my students need active play equipment and activities to help them improve gross motor skills, fine motor skills, cooperative play, and healthy habits.

Catch-a-balls, jump ropes, sidewalk chalk, hoops, and jump ropes will improve gross and fine motor skills. The teeter poppers, hop balls, swing balls, spin seats, and stepping buckets will increase gross motor skills and improve coordination. Finding ways for students to expend energy and give their brains a break have been show to help improve classroom achievement and behavior.

Mrs. Peterson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fat Brain Toys Teeter Popper, Blue • School Specialty $39.97 5 $199.85
Gymnic Junior Hop 45 Spring Ball, Yellow • School Specialty $28.94 5 $144.70
Kid O Bilibo Spin Toy Seat, Assorted Color • School Specialty $26.99 5 $134.95
EDX Stepping Buckets, Set of 6 • School Specialty $55.57 1 $55.57
Pull-Buoy Basic Hoops, 24 Inches, Set of 12 • School Specialty $53.77 1 $53.77
Champion Catch-A-Balls, Set of 6 • School Specialty $20.62 2 $41.24
Pull-Buoy Multi-Stilts, Pair • School Specialty $28.57 1 $28.57
Sportime Deluxe Rainbow Ribbon Wands, 72 Inches, Set of 6 • School Specialty $27.67 1 $27.67
Champion Sports Swing Balls -Set of 6 • School Specialty $27.07 1 $27.07
Sportime Jump Ropes, 7 Feet, Assorted Colors, Red Handles, Set of 6 • School Specialty $13.87 1 $13.87
School Smart Sidewalk Chalk with Tub, Assorted Colors, Pack of 52 • School Specialty $6.74 1 $6.74

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