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Mrs. Morel from LaFayette NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Indoor Recess Fun!

Help me give my students indoor recess toys for our long, cold winters!

  • $300 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our tiny, rural, Title I school is located in Central New York. My students come from a very tight-knit community, in which most of the families have lived for generations. Despite our small size, we have a diverse population and students come from all different backgrounds and experiences.

I am a career changer who is very excited to be embarking on my very first year of teaching!

It is so important to me to able to provide engaging experiences for my 15 first graders. I sincerely appreciate your consideration in supporting my students and our classroom. Thank you so much!

My Project

First graders have a lot of energy, and big imaginations! I love to make sure that my students get plenty of outdoor time to run around and move their bodies, even in the winter. However, we live in Central New York. Which means snow, and lots of it!

We will need a good supply of indoor recess toys to get us through the long months of below freezing temperatures and feet and feet of snow!

These quality toys will provide many hours of collaborative and imaginative play, with block families, baby dolls, kinetic sand for sensory play, dinosaurs and more.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR653 - Lakeshore Community Block Play People • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Boley 5 Piece Jumbo Dinosaur Set - Kids, Children, Toddlers Highly Detailed, Realistic Toy Set for Dinosaur Lovers - Perfect for Party Favors, Birthday Gifts, and More • Amazon Business $31.95 1 $31.95
dreambuilderToy Building Bricks 1040 Pieces Set, 1000 Basic Building Blocks in 10 Popular Colors,40 Bonus Fun Shapes Includes Wheels, Doors, Windows, Compatible to All Major Brands • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
CoolSand Natural 5 Pound Refill Pack - Including: 5 Pounds Moldable Indoor Play Sand, Storage Bucket & Inflatable Sandbox • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Melissa & Doug Mine to Love Twins Luke & Lucy Dolls (Pretend Play, Baby Dolls, 15 Inches) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
AA204 - Lakeshore Block Play People - Native American Family • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
Playskool Mr. Potato Head Tater Tub Set Parts and Pieces Container Toddler Toy for Kids • Amazon Business $19.56 1 $19.56
Lewo Wooden Stacking Board Games Building Blocks for Kids - 48 Pieces • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
CoolSand Animal Sand Molds and Tools Kit (36 Pcs) - Works with All Other Play Sand Brands - Includes: 10 Dinosaurs, 10 Animals and 12 Beach Molds, and 4 Tools - Sand Not Included • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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