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  • $491 goal

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  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Students In Need Of Creative Outlets On The Playground!

My students need more game options during recess - and jump ropes to promote gross motor activities and learning!

My Students

Is it time for recess? My students need activities to promote gross motor activities where they can interact and play, as well as games that are thought-provoking and imaginative.

My students attend a middle-income, suburban public school in California.

They are active and social and need more options for creative play during recess and the time remaining after lunch. Currently, we only have one play set for over 600 students (grades 1-5) to use on a daily basis. Studies have shown that a wide-range of physical activities offered to students can help their academic performance, as well as promote healthy child development.

My Project

The students have a large black top area and an open field where they play during recess. By providing them with creative items they can do more than simply play with the limited number of playground balls and basketballs available to our growing student population. Through your generous support I would like to provide students with items like standard and double dutch jump ropes, cones for obstacle courses, bean bag toss and balls for games such as dodge ball, all of which promote physical activity. I would also like students to have the option of participating in more cognitive-thinking games like chess, domino and math centered board games which promote concentration and memory focus.

Children need a broad range of activities to choose from so they can explore their own interests and skills.

Involving students in a variety of activities also reduces the tendency towards bullying by keeping everyone more engaged. With your donation, students will be able to have fun while they are learning!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ZZ242 - The Chess Teacher • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 2 $33.98
AA508 - Lakeshore Active Play Kit • Lakeshore Learning $199.00 1 $199.00
RA802 - Dominoes • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 2 $45.90
HH292 - Pop to Win! Math Game - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DD451 - Synonym & Antonym Gold Rush Vocabulary Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
14' Double Dutch Jump Ropes with Adjustable Loop Handles • Cannon Sports, Inc. $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$347.76

Vendor shipping charges

$2.40

State sales tax

$31.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.62

Total project goal

$490.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.82

3 Donors

-$210.41

Donations toward project cost

-$178.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.56

Matching donations from our partners

-$280.41

Match offers toward project cost

-$238.35

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 4 other donors.

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