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Ms. Minichino from New Haven CT is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recess Time? What Should I Do?

Help me give my students an energizing outdoor recess experience through the use of hoops, discs, jump ropes, and more. Thank you.

  • $408 goal

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My Students

My students strive to give me their personal best academically. We work together as a team to ensure that we treat each other as a family. We have been patiently waiting for our new building to be complete. During the month of December, my students willingly gave up their indoor recess (due to inclement weather) to help me pack up our classroom. We will be moving into a brand new school when they return on January 3rd, 2020!

As a student, I used to LOVE recess, I want my students to experience recess the same way!

I used to find so many things to do outside! I would like to recreate this wonderful memory for my own students through the use of outdoor games and equipment for recess.

My students receive free breakfast and free lunch at school. They each are rich in curiosity and kindness. I would like the opportunity to repay their kindness by showing them how to play outdoor recess games that I grew up playing. I would like to show them that being outdoors can be safe, rewarding, and fun.

My Project

When I was a child, I loved recess. I would like each of my students to have the same recess experience that I had. I would like to create this wonderful time for my fourth grade students with outdoor games and equipment to use during their recess time. Our new school has a beautiful playground for the students to use.

I would like to enhance this outdoor space with items such as jump ropes, frisbees etc.

These items will help build coordination as well as small and large motor skills. My students will also gain energy and build their endurance through movement and exercise while at the same time, have fun!

Ms. Minichino
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HOOPS DUR-O-HOOPS ASSORTED COLORS - SET OF 12 • School Specialty $66.09 1 $66.09
FLYING DISC FOAM GRADESTUFF - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $21.29 2 $42.58
JUMP ROPE ADJUSTA LENGTH - ASST COLORS SET/6 • School Specialty $16.32 2 $32.64
BAG MESH 24X34 RED EACH • School Specialty $8.73 3 $26.19
BALL POLY PG 7 INCH • School Specialty $8.02 3 $24.06
BALL POLY PG 6 INCH • School Specialty $6.60 3 $19.80
BAG - 30 INCH HOOP BAG TO CARRY 12 HOOPS YELLOW • School Specialty $19.38 1 $19.38
BALL POLY PG 5 INCH • School Specialty $6.03 3 $18.09
JUMPROPE VINYL G/S 7 FOOT SPORTIME - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $8.87 2 $17.74
BAG - 24 INCH HOOP BAG TO CARRY 12 HOOPS RED • School Specialty $17.25 1 $17.25

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