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  • $1,387 goal

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  • 22 donors
  • $0 still needed

Magic Movement Playground

My students need outdoor activities/stations to help them improve their gross motor skills.

My Students

Kindergartners enter into school fresh, excited, and full of energy. They are eager to learn and always want to try their best. They love to please their teachers, parents, and other students. As sponges, they grow quickly, taking in everything around them. My students need help with gross motor skills. They need movement on our playground to help develop these skills. As our schools focus more and more on academics, I feel it is important to make sure our students are physically prepared and developed.

Developing children's gross motor skills are extremely important!

My Project

Kindergartners need to practice and develop gross motor skills. My students need a playground where these skills can be developed and materials are easily accessible. They need daily opportunities to use these materials to strengthen their bodies, minds, and spirits.

"Watching a child makes it obvious that the development of his mind comes through his movements." ~Maria Montessori

These materials will be located in our kindergarten shed and used daily by 4 kindergarten classes. The step a logs will help students with body awareness, stability and balance. The two see-saws will help strengthen students' coordination, sequencing skills, and upper body strength. With the other materials they will improve their balance, ability to skip, cross the mid-line, catch, and most importantly improve their gross motor skills which will help prepare them for the rigors of kindergarten.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spooner Boards Freestyle - Blue • Amazon Business $44.99 6 $269.94
Gonge Riverstones • Amazon Business $58.99 3 $176.97
Pure Fun Home Playground Equipment: Rocker Seesaw, Youth Ages 4 to 10 • Amazon Business $65.95 2 $131.90
Learning Advantage 7066 Step-a-Logs • Amazon Business $57.39 2 $114.78
Seville Classics UltraZinc 5-Shelf Wire Shelving Rack with Wheels, 14 x 30 x 60" • Amazon Business $54.99 2 $109.98
Champion Sports Platform Stilts (6 pairs) • Amazon Business $37.00 2 $74.00
Cosom Hi-Li (Jai Alai) Game for Children, Set of (12) scoops and (6) balls • Amazon Business $66.00 1 $66.00
American Educational Products Lemon Twist Jump Ropes, Assorted Colors, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Champion Sports Catch-A-Ball Set • Amazon Business $15.56 2 $31.12
Champion Sports Safe Playground Equipment (QS1) • Amazon Business $14.64 2 $29.28

Materials cost

$1,037.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$94.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,178.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$207.97

Total project goal

$1,386.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,386.46

22 Donors

-$1,373.22

Donations toward project cost

-$1,178.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$194.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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22 donors22 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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