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Mrs. Childers from Sutter CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Revive Recess

My students need basketballs, soccer balls, blocks, and other outdoor toys to replace the broken and worn out equipment they play with everyday.

  • $552 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our kindergarten students love recess, but it’s hard to play basketball with a flat ball, throw a broken Frisbee, build towers with torn cardboard bricks, or play soccer without goals. The kids enjoy playing with all the toys, even if they are old and broken. So I know they will be beyond excited if new items are donated! These recess toys have been used for many years and it’s time for a upgrade for our students! If you are willing and able to help out, the kids would be very grateful for the new playground equipment!

This donation will benefit the students this year as well as students for years to come!

My Project

Students need recess time to take a mental break and release their energy. While recess is a time to be outside, socialize and have fun, it is also a time to learn and improve skills. In kindergarten, students are still developing their large muscles and recess is the perfect time to work on those gross and fine motor skills.

Our students have done great with being creative with the equipment we have now.

Students will throw a flat basketball instead of dribble it, make brick roads instead of towers, and use the fence as a soccer goal. They make what we have work for them but we know they deserve toys that don't fall apart each time they use them.

Students can work on throwing and catching as well as kicking and dribbling with the new balls. I am also asking for hula hoops, dance ribbons, and scoop ball to help with movement and coordination. We always put out other activities for the students to play with, such as bristle blocks, cardboard building bricks, and play food. These items are constantly breaking causing the supply to get low. We are very fortunate to have all of the equipment we do, but it is old and in need of replacement.

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

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Little Tikes Waffle Blocks Steam Train • Amazon Business $42.44 1 $42.44
US Games Standard Hoops, 36-Inch (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $37.83 1 $37.83
Bristle Building Blocks Toys Set, ihoven 150 PCS Educational 3D Bristle Building Tiles Blocks Toy Kit for Kids Bristle Construction Stacking Shapes Set for Boys and Toddlers - In Delicate Gift Box • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Melissa & Doug Jumbo Extra-Thick Cardboard Building Blocks - 40 Blocks in 3 Sizes • Amazon Business $29.89 1 $29.89
EMIDO Building Blocks Kids Educational Toys STEM Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Kids Boys and Girls, Safe Material for Kids - 120 pieces with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $13.98 2 $27.96
Sportime Gradestuff Foam Fliers Soft Colorful Throwing Disks - 8 1/2 inch - Set of 6 - 6 Colors • Amazon Business $27.32 1 $27.32
GoSports Playground Ball (Set of 6) with Carry Bag and Pump, 8.5" • Amazon Business $27.17 1 $27.17
Play Food Set for Kids & Toy Food for Pretend Play - Huge 125 Piece Play Kitchen Set with Childrens Educational Food Toys for Toddlers Inspires Imagination - Fake Plastic Foods for Cooking (Edition 1) • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
Champion Sports Scoop Ball Set: Classic Outdoor Lawn Party & Kids Game in 6 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $20.14 1 $20.14
Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Set - 100 Blocks in 4 Colors and 9 Shapes • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Wilson Killer Crossover Basketball, Red/White, Official Size 29.5-Inch • Amazon Business $9.97 2 $19.94
American Educational Products Lemon Twist Jump Ropes, Assorted Colors, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
2 Pack - Soccer Ball - Regulation Size 5 Nova Pattern Asst'd Colors Practice Vinyl Budget Schoolyard Futbol • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
27 Pc Cookware Playset - Primary • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Champion Sports Catch A Ball Set: Classic Kids Outdoor Party Game for Lawn, Camping & Beach • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Rhythm Ribbon Dance (12 Pieces) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Nylon Bean Bags Toy Assorted 12 pc 5x5in by Oojami • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49

Materials cost

$396.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$468.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.67

Total project goal

$551.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$551.11

7 Donors

-$275.38

Donations toward project cost

-$234.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.01

match offer

-$275.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$234.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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