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Mrs. Richards from Deland FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess is Important for Social Development

My students need recess equipment to encourage activity and interaction with their peers.

  • $372 goal

This project expired on November 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a close-knit community where education and family are valued above all. Their parents work hard to support their learning. Time outside of school is spent attending clubs and sports practices, working on their educational goals, and spending time with family.

As a group, these students are creative, fun-loving, kind, and motivated.

They continue to amaze me with their talents and insights both inside and outside of the classroom. We must do all that we can to support these future leaders.

My Project

Having recess equipment will help my students form their class community. Games like Jazzminton, football, kickball, and soccer allow students to play together and work through social situations in a positive manner.

The social interactions my students have at recess will positively impact their work in the classroom.

Learning to play together during unstructured playtime helps students understand each other as they work in collaborative groups in the classroom. Not only that, but both exercise and playing games have been proven to have a positive impact on student achievement in the classroom. Play is part of a balanced educational program.

Mrs. Richards
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Lights and Sounds Buzzers, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99
Matty's Toy Stop Deluxe Trampoline Extreme Paddle Ball Set for 4 Players - Includes 4 (12") Trampoline Paddles, 3 Rubber String Balls & Storage Bag • Amazon Business $37.95 1 $37.95
Djubi Classic - the Coolest New Twist on the Game of Catch! • Amazon Business $21.84 1 $21.84
Champion Sports Skip Ball Set: Six Jumping Toy Assorted Colors Swing Balls - Great Kids Fitness Game for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $21.79 1 $21.79
Educational Insights Blurt! • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
MIDWAY MONSTERS Giant 3-in-1 Checkers and Mega Tic Tac Toe with Reversible Rug – Indoor/Outdoor Jumbo Board Games for Family Fun & Parties • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Nerf Sports Weather Blitz Football Toy, Green • Amazon Business $16.75 1 $16.75
Champion Sports Rubber Horseshoe Set • Amazon Business $16.42 1 $16.42
Funsparks Jazzminton - The Paddle Game to Rule them All • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
AppleRound 8.5 Inch Playground Balls (Set of 4) with 1 Hand Pump • Amazon Business $14.55 1 $14.55
adidas Performance Euro 16 Glider Soccer Ball, White/Bright Blue/Solar Red/Silver Metallic, Size 1 • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Activ Life Best Kids Frisbee Rings [Red/Blue] Top Birthday Gifts Xmas Stocking Stuffers - Cool Toys for Year Old Boys Girls and Fun Family Outdoor Games Love Hot Bday & Child X-mas Idea • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mattel Games UNO Card Game • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Sport Beats Trampoline Paddle Game Ball Soft Balls Set of 4 • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95

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