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Mrs. R. from CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Indoor Recess Blues? No, We Got This!

Help me give my students a variety of items for indoor recess and Soft Start.

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  • $306 goal

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My Project

My second graders are caring, high-spirited individuals. They love having class time to play together and are great at including everyone. Their kindergarten and first grade years were disrupted by Covid so having time to interact with classmates in creative, free-form ways is especially important.

We have Soft Start/Easy Exit several times a week where students are free to explore different toys or art supplies - most of which I brought from home and had belonged to my kids.

I would love to get a better variety of toys and ones that will appeal to both girls and boys. Currently, I have a small selection of legos which a group of 6 to 7 students crowd around. They have been so good at sharing what I brought in but more legos and other building materials would let them create much more and ensure everyone had a fair amount of supplies.

I've also am requesting more books that have female characters. Students have asked for each of these series. My library has a lot of books with male characters right now - adding these series will correct that imbalance.

We have had additional indoor recess days this year, due to extreme heat. It looks like that will be an ongoing issue. These toys will continue to engage and inspire creativity in students long after this school year.

Mrs. R.
Grades PreK-2

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Magnetic Tiles Building Blocks, Magnet Toys for Kids, STEM Approved Educational Toys,3D Magnet Puzzles Stacking Blocks for Boys Girls,100 PCS Advanced Set with 2 Cars • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces), Multicolor • Amazon Business $43.00 1 $43.00
Owl Diaries Five Branches Books Collection Set ( Books 6- 10 ) • Amazon Business $27.89 1 $27.89
The Princess in Black: Three Monster-Battling Adventures: Books 4-6 • Amazon Business $14.80 1 $14.80
The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls): Books 1-4 • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Melissa & Doug Stencil Activity Set • Amazon Business $13.91 1 $13.91
XoreArt Finger Ink Pads for Kids Washable Craft Ink Stamp Pads, 16 Color DIY for Rubber Stamps, Paper, Scrapbooking, Wood Fabric, Best Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Clay and Dough Tools Six Piece Set - Ages 3 & Up • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Goldie • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted, 2 oz. Cans, Ages 2 and up, Multicolor (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Angel (The Puppy Place #46) (46) • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93
Bubbles and Boo (The Puppy Place) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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