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Ms. Nason from Jamaica Plain MA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Moving Our Way Into Spring

My students need outdoor play equipment including sidewalk chalk to draw with, shovels and pails to dig with, and playground balls to throw and catch.

  • $625 goal

This project expired on August 8, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It is a happy talent to know how to play. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

My students are 3, 4, and 5 year olds in a large K-8 school in an urban school district.

Some of the children are English Language Learners and others have special needs, such as Down's Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Children come from diverse families and neighborhoods. All of my children are full of energy and all of the children love to spend time outdoors. They are talented and know how to play!

My Project

We go outside everyday. Children will use these materials to develop their gross motor skills and eye hand coordination. They will also practice social skills as they play alongside their friends digging in the dirt, drawing on the pavement, or creating their own games with hula hoops and playground balls.

Not all children have access to outdoor space in their neighborhoods.

Giving my students a variety of engaging materials will allow all children to have fun, daily outdoor experiences. Preschoolers need positive ways to release their energy and enthusiasm. Children who have opportunities to move throughout the school day are more focused during story time and have a greater attention span for working on challenging tasks, such as completing a puzzle or writing their names.

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

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gamecraft Safety Guard Scooters (Purple) • Amazon $19.99 4 $79.96
VF100X - Heavy-Duty Sand Movers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $55.00 1 $55.00
CZ1224X - 24" Hoops • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 3 $50.97
TT447 - Heavy-Duty Sand Tools Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
VS318 - Clean Sand - 25-Lb. Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
Sportime Poly Playground Balls - 8 1/2 inch - Set of 6 - Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Orange, Violet • Amazon $41.67 1 $41.67
Rainbow Rhythm Ribbon Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 2 $37.32
Two-Sided Bean Bag Toss • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
Sensory Balls (set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $32.26 1 $32.26
Insect Lore Butterfly Pavilion • Amazon $29.21 1 $29.21
Meadow Ring Toss • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.21 1 $21.21
VF102 - Sand Dumper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Crayola 48 Count Sidewalk Chalk • Amazon $4.97 4 $19.88

Materials cost

$493.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$530.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.67

Total project goal

$624.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$624.48

8 Donors

-$449.48

Donations toward project cost

-$382.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.42

match offer

-$175.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$148.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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