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Ms. Pietrzak from Milwaukee WI is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’s Get Physical!

My students need supplies for outdoor recreation. There are never enough rubber balls, basketballs and jump ropes for my students to play with at recess.

  • $243 goal

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My Students

My class is an amazing bunch! We come to school ready to learn even though our lives at home may not be what the average child experiences. We are located in a large urban city. There is high poverty in our neighborhood. Many of us come to school with health issues, trauma and homelessness.

We are just one second grade class out of four.

Saying our school is one of the biggest, urban, public schools in the city is a truth! We are focused on hands-on learning. This year, the plan is to help students consciously regulate their own actions.

My Project

I would like to have supplies for recess and unstructured play when students are outdoors. Students need the outlet. All day they are told to sit in a desk and to keep voices down. The two recess breaks my students are allotted each day allows for unstructured play with lots of socializing.

There is never enough playground equipment.

I would love to have a supply bag filled with rubber balls, basketballs, footballs, jump ropes, bubble making supplies and other activities. Students will have an abundance of choices for outdoor exercise and play. With enough equipment, I believe altercations and inappropriate behaviors will stop. Students will be able to be physically active and get a brain break.

Ms. Pietrzak
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fitdom Extra Heavy Duty Ball Mesh Bag (Black) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
U.S. Toy GS828 5 Inch Rainbow Theme Basketball 12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.50 1 $21.50
Waboba Moon Ball (Colors May Vary) 2 Pack • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Bubble Thing BIG Bubble Mix - MAKES 5.4 GALLONS! - Bubbles Biggest, Costs Least! • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Sportime Adjustable Length Jump Ropes, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $14.14 1 $14.14
SportimeMax 8-1/2 in FourSquareBall • Amazon Business $13.52 1 $13.52
Prextex Giant Bubble Wand Kit With Giant Bubble Tray And 16 Ounce Bottle Of Giant Bubble Solution For Outdoor Play, Toy for Kids, Boys, Girls • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Toysmith Flashing Skip Ball • Amazon Business $6.41 2 $12.82
Ball Pump by Sportbit - Portable and inflates fast with Push&Pull inflating system - Ball Pumps comes with 5 Needles and Bonus E-Book - Great Air Pump for Basketball, Soccer, Rugby, Volleyball balls • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
COOP Hydro Lacrosse, Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Darice 1021-13 Miracle Bubbles Solution Refill, 64-Ounce Bottle Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
SUPER FUN BUBBLE WAND ASSORTMENT (1 DOZEN) - BULK by Fun Express • Amazon Business $6.10 1 $6.10
Sunflower Day 6 Inch Mini Foam Spiral Football for Kids and Toddlers • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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