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Mrs. Skelly from Bloomington MN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Moving!

My students need toys and equipment for active play during recess.

  • $174 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an amazing set of reading intervention students in grades kindergarten through fifth. I teach at a very diverse school in MN. My school is classified as a high-poverty school with many students on the free or reduced-price lunch program.

My students have a wide variety of abilities, interests, and challenges.

From learning support students to English language learners, I am here to teach them all and give them the best education possible that meets their unique needs! My school rocks!

My Project

The key to a healthy life is physical activity at a young age.

A physically active lifestyle is crucial for life-long health and physical and emotional wellbeing.

To develop good habits, children should be physically active every day.

Activities should incorporate many different skills through a variety of forms and should be maintained throughout a child’s day. Safe, stimulating environments are important, as are positive role models.

Young children need regular, vigorous, physical activity—active play—to develop and grow properly. Active play strengthens bones, muscles, and the brain and establishes connections between all of them.

Therefore, I am asking for balls, jump ropes, frisbees, ankle skippers and a parachute to get our students active and moving.

Mrs. Skelly
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
School Smart Natural Rubber Playground Balls - 8 1/2 inches - Set of 6 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $29.92 1 $29.92
Sportime GradeStuff Solid Color Link Jump Ropes - 8 feet - Set of 6 • Amazon Business $21.44 1 $21.44
Jump rope ( 5 colors ) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Parachute, Magicfly 6 Feet for Kids Parachute with 8 Handles for Kids Play, Kids Games, Outdoor Games, Outdoor Toys • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Champion Sports Skip Ball Set: Six Jumping Toy Assorted Colors Swing Balls - Great Kids Fitness Game for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
[12 Pack] 10" Outdoor Flying Rings, Plastic Disc Toss Game Toy for Kids and Adults (4 Colors) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Nylon Bean Bags Toy Assorted 12 pc 5x5in by Oojami • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79

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