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Mrs. Tapiz from Houston TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun in the Sun at Recess

My students need volleyball/badminton set, balls, hula hoops, jump ropes, a ring toss game set, and giant tumbling timbers (jenga).

  • $488 goal

This project expired on June 20, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

PSE is a Title I school wherein 75% of our school's population is on free or reduced-price lunch. I am handling two classes, an ESL and bilingual class with heterogeneous groupings. My students have different learning styles, came from varying backgrounds, and low-income families.

They are hardworking and awesome kids who are always excited to learn new things.

They love to explore, be challenged, and play learning games to master concepts. These students are always active and full of energy. As a teacher, I need to continue to find ways that I can challenge them.

My Project

Recess is an important part of a student's daily activities at school. It serves as a break from academic challenges in the classroom. It is a time to rest, play, imagine, think, and move. It also helps students to develop social skills.

Recess is beneficial because it can help students become more attentive and productive in the classroom.

Recess is more meaningful when students are able to do something other than running around on the playground. As a teacher, I need to make sure that students will be able to get the break that they need. I also have to make sure that they are safe while at recess. To be able to do this, a structured recess is important.

I want to provide my students with different options by having the necessary equipment for various activities. Introducing and exposing my students to different kinds of sports is important. Badminton and volleyball are two of the activities that my students will enjoy. This will give them preliminary skills they will need to be successful in this field of sports. In addition to this equipment, a storage bin will also be needed so I can put everything away neatly.

Please support my students by providing the needed volleyball/badminton set, balls, hula hoops, jump rope, giant tumbling timbers, and other games to build healthy minds and healthy bodies.

Mrs. Tapiz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 44 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jenga GIANT JS7 Hardwood Game (Stacks to 5+ feet. Ages 12+) • Amazon Business $119.95 1 $119.95
SereneLife Locking Storage Container Bin 21 Gallon Large Capacity - Stackable Storage Tote Deck Tough Box - Durable Plastic Household Organizer Bins with Lid, Combination Lock Security - (SLSBIN20) • Amazon Business $74.99 1 $74.99
S&S Worldwide Gator Skin Dodgeballs (set of 6) • Amazon Business $50.98 1 $50.98
GoSports Portable PVC Framed Cornhole Game Set with 8 Bean Bags and Travel Carrying Case • Amazon Business $39.81 1 $39.81
Franklin Sports Recreational Badminton and Volleyball Combo Set • Amazon Business $24.71 1 $24.71
Sportime AdjustaLength Jump Rope Set, Up to 9 feet, 6 Colors, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
(Set Of 3 Play Games) Snap Together Exercise Hula Hoop For Kids, Ping Pong Set, Jump Rope • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Premium Ring Toss Game Set - Includes 8 Rope & 8 Plastic Rings - Improves Hand-Eye Coordination for Kids & Adults • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Wilson Super Soft Play Volleyball Orange/Blue • Amazon Business $11.27 1 $11.27

Materials cost

$378.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.12

Total project goal

$487.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.47

3 Donors

-$378.65

Donations toward project cost

-$329.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.30

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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