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Mr. M. from Chicago IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess Equipment Needed

Help me give my students extra safe materials for recess in order to increase participation in recess and also keeps primary students safe.

  • $357 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are so important to me. They are great kids who have to deal with a lot of things in their lives. I like to help them push through the negative and remain positive. They need to be reminded that is matters less where you come from to where you are going. One of the biggest problems at school right now is quality recess for primary students.

This is where you can help, I would like to order different resources that will be used for recess only because sometimes a busy student is a good student.

Another important part is no injuries and that is a problem because the recess has become over crowded at times. So, some of the traditional recess equipment cannot be used because there are to many students.

My Project

The students love their recess time, but many times the problem becomes what to let them play with that will not cause an injury. Recess can be very crowded and that means for the primary students not much equipment of mine that will not cause an injury. I have bought a couple foam things in the past and that has worked great, but that came out of my pocket. Recess or exercise breaks are very important to our students success, but it is more important to have safe recess time.

This is where you can help me because I put together a package of safe recess equipment that our Kinder to 3rd grade will love.

The equipment includes many balls that usually will not cause any injury because they are soft. The foam equipment works best and will be especially useful for the upcoming winter months when recess is pushed into the gymnasium. Please consider taking a couple dollars out of your budget to help my students have a more enjoyable recess.

Mr. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CATCH TAIL BALL SET - 6 • School Specialty $28.39 3 $85.17
FLYING DISC FOAM GRADESTUFF - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $20.16 3 $60.48
BALL VOLLEYBALL FOAM COATED - SPORTIME • School Specialty $8.51 5 $42.55
FOOTBALL-FOAM COATED NO. 6 - SPORTIME • School Specialty $6.81 5 $34.05
BALL BASKETBALL FOAM JR. 7'' - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $4.54 5 $22.70

Materials cost

$244.95

Vendor shipping charges

$24.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$303.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.49

Total project goal

$356.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$356.61

1 Donor

-$179.00

Donations toward project cost

-$152.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.85

match offer

-$177.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$150.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.64

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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