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Ms. Dawson from Shelton WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rainy Day? Recess Anyway!

My students need a free building set, trouble game, engineer set and other exciting variety of toys for Rainy Day Recess.

  • $527 goal

This project expired on May 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! All of them are bilingual or are learning to be. Some of them have three languages. These kiddos are the future adults I want to be caring for the world. My students come from all over to attend our dual language Spanish/English school and their families are diverse in culture.

My students are curious about the world around them and so eager to learn.

They are a dynamic, interesting, and interested group of young people who love to learn about life.

My Project

In our little corner of the country, well, it rains A LOT. On those rainy days, teachers and students together groan when we hear over the PA "The next recess will be held indoors". Teachers hate it because the class is chaos. Students hate it because they are bored, bored, BORED with the same old choices for Rainy Day Recess.

Help me make Rainy Day Recess fun with brain stimulating and fine motor developing toys that my students will love to play with!

We can bring some physical play indoors with a hopscotch game, and my students can practice fine motor and social skills both with stacking and balancing games. They can even practice engineering with Gears and Gizmos.

The chaos of indoor recess could be mitigated with your help. Busy children are happy children, and happy children aren't likely to look for do. Your donation will help my classroom to be a more fun and peaceful place.

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

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Early Engineering Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $118.96 1 $118.96
Magicube Free Building Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.96 2 $101.92
TR670X - Building Fine Motor Skills Games • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
Gears & Gizmos • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
VR206 - Heavy-Duty Hopscotch Puzzle Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
FG654 - Trouble Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
FK216 - Children of the World Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

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