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Mrs. Pollock from Mc Kees Rocks PA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess, Recess for Everyone!

My students need outdoor recess equipment like balls, jump ropes, and flying disks to help them interact, cooperate, and have fun with each other during recess!

  • $197 goal

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My Students

"We are a team!" "We are a family!" "We are problem solvers!" These are a few reminders that I tell my students each and every day. Being a teacher in a low income school district has been so rewarding, but nevertheless it has it's challenges. I teach 4th grade in a small urban school.

Our funding has been drastically cut, so it is up to the teachers to purchase a lot of the "extra" things and materials to make our school day run smoother.

Can you imagine being in 4th grade and going to outdoor recess without any equipment? Even though our school does not have the funds to provide my students with outdoor recess equipment, I always try my best to provide my students with the supplies they need! My fellow teachers and I always try our best to provide a caring community for them to grow above and beyond their expectations!

My Project

My students work so hard throughout the day! We expect a lot from them, so when it comes to recess, we want them to have fun! My students are always ready when it is time for recess! They are ready for a break and to get out all their energy!

Every growing child needs a time to decompress and to give their brain a break!

Sadly, we do not have money to buy fun recess equipment for our students. We are left with one warn out kickball for about 100 students. We need other equipment for the students to play with during recess. I am asking for footballs, kickballs, chalk, jump ropes, and swing ball sets for them to play with! They love going outside, but they need fun activities to help reset their brains! These supplies will help my students not only have fun, but they will also help them work together! Thanks for helping my students get a well deserved break, so they can get recharged for the remainder of the day!

Mrs. Pollock
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
8" Foam Flame Football - 3 Pack - Party Favors, Party Decor, Stocking Stuffer, Prizes, Sports Outdoor Play • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Joyin Toy 120 Pack Giant Box Non-toxic Jumbo Washable Sidewalk Chalk Set in 10 Colors (120 Pieces) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Champion Sports 5 1/2" Swing Ball Set • $16.57 1 $16.57
Mikasa Premier Series Football, Youth Size • $14.95 1 $14.95
10 Inch Red Rubber Playground Ball - with Air Pump for Inflatable Balls - Official Size Kickball & Medium to Large Kids Dodgeball & Foursquare Ball • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Spectrum 10" Competition Flying Disc, 6/Set • $13.34 1 $13.34
Playground Balls, 6", Red • $5.09 2 $10.18
Champion Sports Ball Carry Net • $4.07 2 $8.14
Plastic Jump Rope, 10' • $2.97 2 $5.94
Champion Sport Playground Ball • $5.15 1 $5.15
Licorice Speed Jump Rope, 8' • $1.69 3 $5.07
Licorice Speed Jump Rope, 7' • $1.61 3 $4.83

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