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Coach Vargas from Chula Vista CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Basketball for Learning Manipulative Skills!

Help me give my students a basketball to learn dribbling and shooting skills both left and right handed!

  • $592 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students, from grades K-6, are full of energy and are always looking forward to P.E. They love to do all the different activities that I provide for them. I love how each individual has a special strength in P.E. but are also willing to improve in areas that they are not so strong in. These students are an amazing bunch and having P.E. for them will give them a long, healthy lifestyle of exercising on a daily basis.

My Project

The State and National Standards require P.E. teachers to teach students specific manipulative skills. So without basketballs, I'm unable to effectively teach these valuable skills. These basketballs will help all K-6 students learn dribbling skills as well as shooting a basketball through a hoop. It will also build on social interaction and group dynamics by productively participating in small and large groups.

Students can build on teamwork by passing and have more opportunity to master their basketball skills.

Learning to play basketball and work on the fundamental skills can help students with life long skills and living a healthy life!

Coach Vargas
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spalding NBA Varsity Basketball (28.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $13.99 28 $391.72

Materials cost

$391.72

Vendor shipping charges

$39.17

State sales tax

$35.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.70

Total project goal

$591.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.31

3 Donors

-$591.31

Donations toward project cost

-$502.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.70

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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