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Mrs. Schacher from Bakersfield CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Give Me a Break!

My students need activities like jump ropes and dance ribbons to teach hand and eye coordination, large gross motor skills and teamwork!

  • $368 goal

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My Students

Each and everyday day I get to see 22 excited little bodies enter my classroom with anticipation and excitement of just being at school.

As their teacher in a low income/high poverty school, I don't want them to every lose out on a experience because of their socioeconomic status.

My students have great attendance, are hard working, motivated, energetic little people. I want to continuously keep them thinking, collaborating and having them learn by doing. They always say to me, "What are we learning next, Mrs. Schacher?" Their little faces are so eager to learn and it's my goal to keep their passion for learning going.

My Project

Kindergartner's have so much energy and need a break! Recess is their time to release pent up energy and help them to refocus when they get back into class. Our kids have a small play structure and a few tricycles to ride but there is definitely not enough activities to keep all our children active.

With the jump ropes, hoops, balls and other outdoor games, students will be not just playing but also learning hand eye coordination, large motor skills and teamwork which are all prerequisite skills needed in order to play team sports as they get older.

The best part is there will be tons of smiles on the playground from teachers and students!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Champion Sports Kids Jump Rope: Set of 6 Jumping Ropes and Sticks for Fitness • Amazon Business $36.07 2 $72.14
Sportime SuperSafe PolyPG Ball - 8 1/2 inch - Set of 6 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $22.49 2 $44.98
Champion Sports Twirl and Jump Set: Rainbow 6 Pack Skip Hop Jump Rope for Kids Fitness & Fun • Amazon Business $21.31 2 $42.62
US Games Standard Hoops, 36-Inch (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $36.64 1 $36.64
Champion Sports Skip Ball Set: Six Jumping Toy Assorted Colors Swing Balls - Great Kids Fitness Game for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $18.29 1 $18.29
Champion Sports Catch A Ball Set: Classic Kids Outdoor Party Game for Lawn, Camping & Beach • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
Sportime Color-Coded Vinyl Jump Ropes - 7 feet - Set of 6 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.76 2 $13.52
Pixnor 12pcs Colorful Hand Held Dance Rainbow Ribbon Toys for Children • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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