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Mrs. Sutton from Havelock NC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess Time Fun

Help me give my students recess equipment to engage them in organized play.

  • $269 goal

This project expired on April 20, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students learn in a Title I school and come from a variety of different economic and cultural backgrounds with over 75% receiving free or reduced-priced lunch. Many of our students also receive backpack blessings which is a bag of food they take home for the weekend. We have a few that are ELLs with Spanish being the first language of most. Many of our students are experiencing or have experienced some type of change in family status. In spite of so many hardships, especially recently (our area was hit hard by hurricane Florence), my students are eager to learn and do their best. Their love for learning shows each and every day through their smiles, enthusiasm, and hard work. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful students.

My Project

My students love to play sports during outdoor recess and board games during indoor recess. Our classroom has limited options for this.

My students will benefit from recess equipment such as different sports balls, and jump ropes to engage in organized games.

With this equipment they will be able to play four square, soccer, football, basket ball and jump rope. All these activities will get them active and outside. On those days where the weather doesn't permit us to go outside, board games are a popular choice for my students. They enjoy the friendly competition that games such as chess give them.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mesh Ball Carrier • Teachers' School Supply $34.99 1 $34.99
Champion Sports - Champion Basketball Official Junior Size • Teachers' School Supply $9.49 2 $18.98
Soccer Ball Size: No. 5 • Teachers' School Supply $8.79 2 $17.58
CA242 - Chess Teacher • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC1279 - The Allowance Game® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
FG654 - Trouble Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
Plastic Jump Rope Length: 8' L • Teachers' School Supply $2.90 5 $14.50
Playground Ball - 8-1/2" Diameter Color: Blue • Teachers' School Supply $7.00 2 $14.00
Football - Official Size • Teachers' School Supply $12.36 1 $12.36
Playground Ball - 8-1/2" Diameter Color: Red • Teachers' School Supply $7.00 1 $7.00

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