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Mrs. Gilbert from Beaverton OR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rainy Day Recess Fun

Help me give my students rainy day recess equipment to use indoors with a cart for easy clean up and storage

  • $275 goal

This project expired on February 15, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The special needs students I serve are mostly non-verbal, and have a variety of communication, motor and academic needs. Their disabilities make it difficult to learn in traditional classrooms. Movement is a critical part of their day. When it is raining out it's difficult to shake our sillies out. My students are delightful, have wonderful smiles and a desire to learn. Although their learning styles vary, they all benefit from being part of a traditional school where they can interact with typical peers and access curriculum specially designed to meet their needs.

My Project

In Oregon it rains a lot in the Fall, Winter, and Spring. My students need frequent opportunities to access gross motor activities in our classroom during rainy days when outdoor play isn't accessible.

Climbing, crawling, balance items and balls for catch help improve our strength, and make us "learning ready" during lessons.

Play equipment also gives us an opportunity to practice social skills like turn taking and requesting.

Classroom space needs to stay organized for quick clean up. An indoor playground box with wheels helps staff and students work together to transition the room from indoor play to learning time!

Mrs. Gilbert
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids ELR-0832 Softzone Foam Big Building Blocks, Soft Play Set for Kids, Primary (7-Piece) • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Tot Tutors Primary Focus Rolling Toy Box • Amazon Business $45.33 1 $45.33
SPRI Balance Pods, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $34.32 1 $34.32
Hide N Side 12 ft Tunnel/6 ft Tunnel 2 Pack, Peek-a-Boo Kids Play Tunnel, Indoor & Outdoor Pop Up Children Crawl Tunnel Toy Tube, Dog Agility Tunnel, Cat Tunnel • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
Chuckle Ball, Bouncing Sensory Developmental Ball • Amazon Business $16.35 1 $16.35
LeapFrog Learn and Groove Musical Mat, Green • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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