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  • $537 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Passarella
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Recess Needs a Makeover!!

The cost of educational videos, such as a video on the ecosystem, and games, ncluding Sports Challenge for Kids University Games, is $502, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am a special education teacher at a disadvantaged school in Brooklyn. Our children get 98% free lunch. We would like to make recess a little bit more fun for the students. The students can not go out for recess because there have been too many incidents with gun fire. We are scared to let the children go outside anymore. Our problem is that because of budget cuts, we have no materials to make recess a little more fun for them since they must remain inside. Right now after lunch the students sit in the auditorium and watch old movies from a projector. What I would like is some new movies for them to enjoy and some games for the students to play while. Students would switch back and forth between games and videos each day. So, many of the kids will benefit from this and they wouldn't be so bored. Any kind of donation will help us bring some joy back to these kids. Any activities that we can provide would be a big plus for the staff and the students.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MODEL MAGIC WHITE 6 POUNDS 57-4418 • School Specialty Inc. $52.99 1 $52.99
WIRE ART KIT MFG NO: 9076 • School Specialty Inc. $29.99 2 $59.98
VHS VIDEO ECOSYSTEMS MFG NO: KUS204 • School Specialty Inc. $29.95 1 $29.95
Totally Gross University Games • Barnes and Noble $22.50 1 $22.50
Sports Challenge for Kids University Games • Barnes and Noble $21.60 1 $21.60
Space Invaders 2-Player Handheld Game Excalibur • Barnes and Noble $21.00 1 $21.00
VHS VIDEO-MANNERS • School Specialty Inc. $19.95 1 $19.95
Scavenger Hunt for Kids University Games • Barnes and Noble $18.00 1 $18.00
Make Your Own Games Made By Hands • Barnes and Noble $18.00 1 $18.00
WHWW VIDEO-WHICH WAY WEATHER? • School Specialty Inc. $14.95 1 $14.95
Dr. Seuss's ABC Board Game University Games • Barnes and Noble $14.39 2 $28.78
Kids' Paper Airplane Book Ken Blackburn, Jeff Lammers, Bob Byrd (Illustrator), Walt Chrynwski (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $11.65 1 $11.65
VHS PEANUTS: BIRTH OF CONTIUTI MFG NO: 837133 • School Specialty Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
VHS VIDEO-MAYFLOWER VOYAGERS MFG NO: 83712 • School Specialty Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
FOX0150V VIDEO-OUR FRIEND, MARTIN • School Specialty Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
SHKI VIDEO-SHARING AND KINDNES • School Specialty Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
IQ Challenge: Over 500 New Mind-Bending Puzzles Joe Cameron (Compiler), Kenneth A. Russell • Barnes and Noble $4.98 1 $4.98
Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad Libs: World's Greatest Word Game Roger Price, Leonard Stern • Barnes and Noble $3.59 3 $10.77

Materials cost

$374.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$439.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.53

Total project goal

$536.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$536.26

5 Donors

-$510.41

Donations toward project cost

-$440.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.79

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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