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Mrs. Sarah Archer from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

HELP Us Make Indoor Recess Fun

Help me give my students indoor recess activities that include Plus Plus blocks, table top basketball, and a variety of games.

  • $390 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Currently, I teach fifth grade in a high poverty urban public school.

My students live in lower socioeconomic neighborhoods that require support and resources for learning.

My classroom population is 90% minority with more than 50% being English language learners.

My students are beyond amazing! They come from a variety of countries that include Nigeria, Ethiopia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Mexico. They work so hard to not only master the necessary fifth grade curriculum but also the English language. Many of them come from single family homes with hardworking families who are struggling to make it.

My Project

Have you ever gotten cabin fever where you are stuck inside because you are unable to go outside for fresh air, exercise, and vitamin D? Unfortunately for the students in my classroom, this is a problem during the winter months. I am trying to proactive and make sure I have many indoor recess activities for my antsy fifth graders.

Having these resources as optional indoor recess activities for my students, would mean more creative ways for them to work together, laugh together, and just simply have time being kids.

Many of my students are asking for new games or ways they can incorporate art and creativity into indoor recess time. Many of them are so used to having access to technology all of the time during their academic day, they would rather spend their time during indoor recess creating projects and playing games that promote teamwork.

Mrs. Sarah Archer
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 1200 Piece - Basic Color Mix • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
PLUS PLUS - Construction Building Toy, Open Play Set - 1200 Piece - Pastel Color Mix • Amazon Business $53.99 1 $53.99
USAOPOLY Lift it! Deluxe Game • Amazon Business $41.94 1 $41.94
Fitivities - Kids and Family Fitness / Exercise Game, Small or Large Groups (Indoors or Outdoors) • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Mattel Games: The Official Uno Tin [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Avtion One or Two Player Desktop Basketball Game Best Classic Arcade Games Basket Ball Shootout Table Top Shooting Fun Activity Toy For Kids Adults Sports Fans - Helps Reduce Stress • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
LotFancy Playing Cards, Poker Size Standard Index, 12 Decks of Cards (6 Blue and 6 Red), for Blackjack, Euchre, Canasta, Pinochle Card Game • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Champion Sports Swing Ball Set, Pack of 6, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
HedBanz Game, Family Guessing Game - Edition may vary • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Mattel Games Blink – The World’s Fastest Game! • Amazon Business $4.86 2 $9.72
Quoits Ring Toss Game for Kids,18" Colorful Plastic Detachable Ring Toss Toy Suitable for All Age Indoors | Outdoors,Funny Sport Game Toys for Kids Improves Hand-Eye Coordination,Party Favor Games. • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48

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