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Mrs. Johnson from San Diego CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Playground Equipment for Kindergarten!

Help me give my students some playground equipment, so they can enjoy their recess time which is key to their physical, mental, intellectual, and social well being!

  • $1,434 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from low-income families, many of them come from immigrant parents whose first language is other than English and they live in a high-risk community. Our school vision is to help our students achieve their American dream by accelerating their academic achievement .

My personal goal as a teacher is to provide my students with the best learning and nurturing environment.

It would be great to have this project funded so that I can give my students the opportunity to practice their gross motor skills while having fun outdoors.

My Project

At the moment we have 50 kindergarteners and only 4 tricycles, 3 balls, and 2 hoops. Students wait daily in very long lines to have a turn riding a bike or playing with hoops and balls and almost every day many of them do not get a turn.

As research shows, active play is the key to physical, mental, intellectual and social well being of children, and for many of them school play time is the most active part of their day.

For kindergarten students school playgrounds play a critical role in their daily life by fulfilling their interest, their learning needs, and by teaching them critical social skills.

Mrs. Johnson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Smooth Rider Lowrider Trike - Yellow • Kaplan Early Learning Company $152.96 3 $458.88
Crawl & Climb Caterpillar • Kaplan Early Learning Company $386.71 1 $386.71
4 Ring Basketball Stand With Storage Bag • Kaplan Early Learning Company $165.71 1 $165.71
Kaplan Colored Playground Balls (set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
24" Gross Motor Hoops - 1 Dozen • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.86 1 $28.86

Materials cost

$1,074.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$98.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,218.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$215.03

Total project goal

$1,433.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,433.54

3 Donors

-$1,386.37

Donations toward project cost

-$1,218.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$167.86

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$47.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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