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Mrs. Perkins from Indianapolis IN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Revitalizing Recess

Help me give my students a larger variety of outdoor activities that encourages physical movement and cooperative play.

  • $578 goal

This project expired on August 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a small rural community East of Indianapolis. My students are fun and creative 4-5 year olds. I love his particular age because of their real enthusiasm for learning. I love that they learn something new everyday and I get to see those light bulbs burning bright. Each student is so unique. Each one is different and special. I love that I get to share a part in their life and one of their first school experiences and memories.

My Project

I am sure all of us have special memories of playing with our friends at recess. We want to help our preschoolers build these same special memories with their friends by offering them a large variety of activities at recess.

My preschoolers are noticeably more engaged in their academic activities and less disruptive or aggressive with their peers when they are given active outdoor or indoor experiences.

The playground balls, frog catching game, fishing game, bowling game, and sand and water table will be made available outdoors or indoors to ensure that recess is fun and runs smoothly day to day. The variety of activities will give children a chance to choose to play alone or with others in physical ways.

We want physical activity to be a part of their lives forever, so we are setting the stage for them.

We want them to be life long physical people. Physical activity will help them reduce childhood diabetes, childhood obesity, and many other health issues. Ultimately, we want to be a large part of their childhood memories.

Mrs. Perkins
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 110 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ512 - Preschool Sand & Water Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
HH887 - Waterway Pipe Builders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR724 - Lakeshore Magnetic Fishing Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR206 - No-Fail Froggy Catch • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
EE784 - Sift & Find Number Shells • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RTL129 - Mini Bowling Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
SE236 - See-Through Pitchers - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$453.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$490.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.60

Total project goal

$577.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$577.35

10 Donors

-$289.00

Donations toward project cost

-$245.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.35

match offer

-$288.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$245.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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