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Mrs. De la Cruz from Chino CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarteners Need PE Fairy Godmothers and Godfathers

Help me give my students and our kindergarten team new balls, PE equipment, and materials to build their motor skills and collaboration.

  • $292 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Creative, social, unique, bright, confident and insecure. These are my students. In a school where 90% of the population is of Latino background and a high number are English language learners, they are very different than other students in the same school district (and they know it). Many of them have parents who don't speak English well, have single parents or guardians, or live in poverty.

They are like me growing up.

We love to sing, dance, play, collaborate, paint, and stay active while we learn!

These are the varied and talented group I call my students. They may feel different than other students in our district, but they have the same potential.

My Project

Our school does not have the funds this year to give us new balls, jump ropes, bean bags, and other materials to work our our gross and fine motor skills at recess and PE time. In our ball bucket, we have 2 flat balls, 1 soccer ball, and 2 jumpropes. The other 3 teachers have the same issues.

If we are able to get our project funded, we can share these materials to help our 100 kindergartners, four classes, work on their health, motor skills, and teamwork!

For example, the balls can be used for recess and to practice hand-eye coordination. The jump ropes will help students with balance and jumping abilities. Not only would we be able to use this for outside PE lessons, but we could incorporate PE skills, like corn hole and bean bags, in our core instruction. We will use corn hole to motivate students to learn sight words, facts, and work as a team. Our students learn best with hands-on materials. Thank you in advance for helping our active and avid learners!

Mrs. De la Cruz
Grades PreK-2
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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
K-Roo Sports Lot of 12 7-foot Jump Ropes with Plastic Segmentation • Amazon Business $22.99 3 $68.97
E-BigSales Playground Balls, 6.5inch Inflatable Dodgeball Kickball for Kids, Bouncy Dodge Ball Handball with Free Pump (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $15.88 3 $47.64
Abco Tech Paddle Toss and Catch Game Set - Set of 2 - Hook and Loop Self-Stick - Disc Paddles and Toss Ball Sport Game - 4 Paddles, 2 Large Balls, 2 Small Balls Included - Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $9.97 3 $29.91
Himal Collapsible Portable Corn Hole Boards With 10 Cornhole Bean Bags And Tic Tac Toe Game 2 Games on 1 Board (2 x 1-feet) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
GrowUpSmart Ring Toss Game Set for Kids and Adults - Fun On The Lawn Or in The Yard for The Whole Family • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Real Corn Filled Cornhole Bags - Set of 8 Bean Bags for Corn Hole Game - Regulation Size & Weight - Red and Blue • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$196.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$247.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.66

Total project goal

$291.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$291.08

4 Donors

-$245.79

Donations toward project cost

-$226.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.62

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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