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Mr. Putler from Fort Branch IN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Joys of Recess

Help me give my students have an opportunity to have fun at recess.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school I teach at is a kindergarten through eighth grade school located in a rural town. We have about 510 students in the school. Many in the school are on free/reduced-price lunch and many students come from a single parent/divorced home.

They all have dreams of being a doctor, teacher, nurse, factory worker, banker, and many other types of jobs.

I am a third grade teacher so most of the students are eight to nine years old.

They come to me on a variety of learning levels, some below, some on, and some above. They also learn in very different ways: visually, auditory, and kinesthetically to name a few.

Our athletes strive to do their best as many want to play sports at the high school level.

My Project

My students have recess on a daily basis, but we are in need of some items for them to enjoy recess better. I have a group of boys that loves playing football, but when one forgets it, they are unable to play. We do not have any kickballs for them to play kickball or 4-square. Some girls are interested in playing volleyball, but we don't have one for them to hit back and forth.

We all remember the joys of recess when we were a student in school.

Help these students to create those same memories that your made as a child. Students need more opportunities to play at recess to be healthier.

Mr. Putler
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nike True Grip Youth Basketball (27.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.98 2 $39.96
Wilson TDJ Composite Junior Football • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Wilson Soft Play Outdoor Volleyball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 2 $25.98
Champion Sports Twirl and Jump Set • DICK'S Sporting Goods $24.99 1 $24.99
Franklin Vibe Kickball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.97 3 $17.91

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