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Mr. de la Torre from South Gate CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Save Our Knees, Please

My students need soft seats to save their delicate knees!

  • $191 goal

This project expired on June 25, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All of my students love playing at the sand box but it's hard on their knees.

My students are inquisitive and fun-loving four year-olds who love to play at the sandbox.

As all early childhood educators know, sand play is developmentally important for preschoolers. However, because it is so low, they must kneel around it on the hard asphalt which can be very cold on cold days or extremely hot on sunny days!

My Project

The Lakeshore Inside-Outside mats will provide comfort for my students' knees as they enjoy their playtime around the outdoor sandbox! This will also ensure that they do not damage their knees or their clothing, which I'm sure their parents will appreciate as well!

Please consider donating to my project, because it is not my students' fault that our shrinking budget cannot provide for this essential piece of equipment to allow them to focus on the learning and not the pain on their little knees.

Mr. de la Torre
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH284X - Indoor-Outdoor Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 2 $99.90
WF8 - Colors Beanbag Set • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95

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