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Ms. Amaral from New Bedford MA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess Resources Needed!

Help me give my students recess toys to play with outside like kick balls and jump ropes.

  • $171 goal

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My Students

My classroom is a large 30 student kindergarten classroom with both Special Needs and English Language Learners. We are in an urban school district that is trying to make many positive changes. In the last few years, unfortunately, we have been subjected to a budget freeze. We are growing and learning in a small, tight-knit, school community that fosters a safe learning environment. They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and questioners. They are our future, and I want to give them a great start to their long successful school career.

My Project

These recess toys will be making a huge difference in these kindergartners year. Imagine going outside for recess at 5 years old but only having an empty field to play on! No playground, no play area, just a field and whatever your teacher has bought for the year like chalk and a few deflated balls.

This class has special ed students and regular ed students all working together in and out of the classroom.

Giving the students recess toys including lawn games, balls and jump ropes to play with will give them more chances to engage with their peers and build those social skills that are crucial for Kindergartners!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Aneco Paddle Catch Ball and Toss Game Set Disc Toss and Catch Paddle Game with 1 Storage Bag, 4 Paddles and 6 Balls (2 Big Balls and 4 Small Balls) • Amazon Business $14.29 2 $28.58
Champion Sports Scoop Ball Set: Classic Outdoor Lawn Party & Kids Game in 6 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $24.05 1 $24.05
10 Foot Play Parachute with 10 Handles - Multicolored Parachute for Kids • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Amscan Fun-Filled Jump Ropes Party Favours, Rope, 5', Pack of 18 Toy • Amazon Business $16.46 1 $16.46
AppleRound 8.5 Inch Playground Balls (Set of 4) with 1 Hand Pump • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Ifavor123 Multi Color Mini Dodgeball Kickball Hand Pump Playballs - 6 Pack • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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