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Mrs. Calabro from Anchorage AK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Indoor Recess? No Problem!

Help me give my students magnetic building blocks, play-doh, and mazes to use during inside recess.

  • $255 goal

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My Students

My 2nd-grade classroom is a busy place-online right now! But we are set to return to in-person learning very soon. At this time, my students have remained enthusiastic about school. They participate in live lessons, they do their assignments online, and they keep a smile on their faces the whole time!

Indoor recess is bound to happen with super-low temperatures or just plain nasty weather.

Once we are back in school, students will need to have their own personal supply of materials to use during indoor recess. Due to new rules, we are unable to share the usual indoor recess materials.

My Project

With these items, students will maintain social distancing inside the classroom during indoor recess and have items to place in their individual recess bag. Students will have individual activities with the use of problem-solving games and drawing books. This will also give them something to do during recess that is not on their computer or outside since winter can be nasty sometimes. These indoor items will bring indoor recess to a new level for students!

With these materials, students won't complain about indoor recess anymore!

Often that announcement is met with groans, but these games, drawing books, magnetic blocks, puzzles, and more will be something the students will look forward to using. Some of the materials will even lend themselves well to students playing a game "together but apart". Bags will be safely rotated between students so each student gets a turn with all of the different items.

Mrs. Calabro
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 24 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jasonwell 108pcs Magnetic Blocks Kids Magnetic Tile Building Blocks Set 3D Magnet Bulding Tiles Construction Playboard Magnet Tiles Educational Toys Gift for Toddler Boys Girls 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 Year Old • Amazon Business $48.99 1 $48.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
IQ Toys Maze Squares 24 Piece Assorted 3D Brain Teaser Puzzle Cubes, Mind Games for Kids and Adults Party Favors, Stress and Anxiety Relief Toy • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
How to Draw Cars, Trucks, Planes, and Other Things That Go!: Learn to Draw Step by Step for Kids (Step-by-Step Drawing Books) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
Learn to Draw... Unicorns, Mermaids & More (Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Blackout Dice, 50-Pack - 16 mm Bulk Six-Sided Square Piece Set with Colorful Neon Pips - Replacement Gaming Supplies - Extra Board Game Accessories, Teaching, & Math • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
How to Draw 101 Dinosaurs • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
How to Draw 101 Animals (1) • Amazon Business $3.29 3 $9.87
10 Pieces Cats Cradle String Finger Game String String Toy Supplies, 65 Inch Long, 10 Colors • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Ed Emberley's Great Thumbprint Drawing Book (Ed Emberley's Drawing Book Of...) • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Learn To Draw Animals! (Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide) (Young Artist) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book: Make a World • Amazon Business $5.36 1 $5.36
How to Draw Incredible Sharks and Other Ocean Giants: Packed with over 80 Creatures of the Sea • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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