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Ms. Knoblock from Oshkosh WI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess Success

Help me give my students a Buddy Bench and recess equipment so they don't feel left out at recess!

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with a group of 24 compassionate and energetic second graders. My students come from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds but they treat each other like they are one big family.

I am a first year teacher and I have been warmly welcomed by all 280 students at my school.

I would love to be able to give back by providing a way for all student to feel included and form friendships.

Thank you for considering supporting our school!

My Project

One of my favorite things about my classroom is that one whole wall is windows that look out on the playground. This gives me a unique opportunity to observe students during recess while I eat lunch.

Unfortunately, I've noticed some students don't seem to have anyone to play with at recess.

I've seen students at both the kindergarten-second grade recess and the third-fifth grade recess stand alone near a wall or sit by the doors until it's time to come inside.

To help solve this problem, I would like to get a Buddy Bench for our playground. When students don't have anyone to play with, they sit on the Buddy Bench and other students invite them to play. I believe having a designated spot for students to go if they need someone to play with and having some new balls and jump ropes for students to use will set all students up for success at recess!

Ms. Knoblock
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dura-Trel 11125 6-Feet Bench • Amazon Business $67.48 1 $67.48
Sportime Playground Ball, 8-1/2 Inches, Violet • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
Mikasa BX1000 Premium Rubber Basketball (Official Size) • Amazon Business $9.82 1 $9.82
Full Sized World International Soccer Ball, mixed • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Sc0nni Jump Ropes - 7.8 feet - Set of 6 - Assorted Colors - Best Christmas Gifts for Boys and Girls Age 5-10 Year Old • Amazon Business $7.06 1 $7.06

Materials cost

$103.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.77

Total project goal

$158.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.45

2 Donors

-$130.00

Donations toward project cost

-$110.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

match offer

-$28.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$24.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.27

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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