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Ms. Meza from Van Nuys CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess Is The New Classroom!

My students need good old fashioned outdoor equipment like beanbag toss, catching mitts, balance beams, and running games to make recess more engaging and active!

  • $626 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the pleasure of teaching an eager group of diverse kindergarten students whose commonality is the eagerness to learn!

Our school is a Title 1 community and it requires diverse learning experiences to help develop background knowledge that is essential in closing learning their gaps.

These diverse learning experiences will also give my students a glimpse into the diverse opportunities of their awaiting workforce.

Due to their social economic status, a majority of my students have limited enriched learning experiences. This is especially true when it comes to technology. I do not believe these deficits should determine their future learning opportunities.

My Project

Recess should NEVER go out of style! Today's child just needs good old fashioned toys like bean bag games, balance beams, catching mitts, and running toys to get their bodies moving and the brains engaged.

Budget cuts have diminished our play yard to bare asphalt and a few slides and our students deserve more!

Outdoor play is more important than ever. For most of our students, the school yard is the only outdoor play they get and they should have equipment available that will engage their gross motor skills as well as their social interactions. A stimulating recess experience benefits the "whole child" and improves overall classroom behavior!

Ms. Meza
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA191 - Beginner’s Balance Beams • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 2 $258.00
FF561 - Beanbag Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
RR206 - No-Fail Froggy Catch • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
Go Wheelie • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 2 $33.92
Platform Stilts - 6 pair • Kaplan Early Learning Company $32.26 1 $32.26

Materials cost

$444.15

Vendor shipping charges

$9.93

State sales tax

$40.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$531.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.77

Total project goal

$625.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$625.15

3 Donors

-$625.15

Donations toward project cost

-$531.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.77

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$0.00

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