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  • $339 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Horton
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

On Your Mark, Get Set, Play: Recess Resources

Help me give my students basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, 4-square balls, hula hoops, jump ropes, flying disk, swing ball set, and a bowling set.

My Students

My students are K.I.D.S. They are knowledgeable, inquisitive, determined and successful. The school they attend serves a low-income area. For many students, the school sometimes is the most consistent part of their day. Unfortunately, in the last five years that hasn’t been very consistent. New teachers make up between 61-76 percent of the staff each year. This is changing now but the students have accelerated at having positive attitudes towards the school. There is great pride in my students. We have a 95% attendance rate and very low mobility. My school is located in a rural area.

We are the hidden gems of the school district.

The students in my class are thirsty for knowledge. They come to school ready to learn. Eighty percent of the students in the class began our adventure into second grade far below grade level. This hasn’t stopped them from wanting to learn. In fact, it has fueled them. They have big goals, ideas, and hearts.

My Project

Next year our school will consolidate schools. We will be merging 4 communities into one. Having a wide selection of materials for students to use during recess will be beneficial in creating our new community. Students will have the option to play basketball, soccer, football, or 4-square. They may also try bowling, toss a flying disk or jump rope.

Through play students will be able to develop communication skills, problem solving strategies and work as a team.

There will be enough equipment to share with the other seven second grade classes. With this selection of resources, students will be more encouraged to get healthy playtime. They also have the chance to try-out different items.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Atomic Athletics 6 Pack of Neon Rubber Playground Basketballs - Regulation Size 7, 9.5" Balls with Air Pump and Mesh Storage Bag by K-Roo Sports • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
K-Roo Sports Atomic Athletics 6 Pack of Neon Rubber Playground Footballs - Regulation Size 9, 11.5" Balls with Air Pump and Mesh Storage Bag • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Atomic Athletics 6 Pack of Neon Rubber Playground Soccer Balls - Youth Size 4, 8" Balls with Air Pump and Mesh Storage Bag by K-Roo Sports • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Kidoozie Six Pin Bowling Set • Amazon Business $21.97 1 $21.97
Get Out! Rubber Play Ball 6pk & Inflator, 8.5” Inch (3) 2-Toned Pairs – Small Playground Ball Four Square Balls & Pump • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
Boley 12 Pack Jump Rope Set - Bundle of Colorful Outdoor Jump Ropes for Kids Physical Education - Great As Party Favors, Party Packs, Birthday Gifts, Goodie Bag Fillers, and More! • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Champion Sports Swing Ball Set, Pack of 6, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $17.66 1 $17.66
Gamecraft 9" Plastic Flying Discs (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $15.76 1 $15.76
US Games Double Dutch Ropes, 16-Foot (One-Pair) • Amazon Business $5.35 2 $10.70

Materials cost

$234.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$287.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.73

Total project goal

$338.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$338.19

1 Donor

-$170.00

Donations toward project cost

-$144.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

match offer

-$168.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$142.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

Project Activity

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