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Mrs. Knapp from Pelham TN is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

All's Fair in Love and Stability Balls

My students need eight stability balls for our classroom.

  • $550 goal

This project expired on May 10, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Out with the desks! We just need 8 more stability balls for every student in our classroom to have one of his/her own. The students share during group work and reading times, but would love to benefit from the stability balls throughout the day.

My students share a classroom with an entire other grade, a difficult learning situation but we make it work.

Our school is public K-8 with less than 150 students total. We are in a high-poverty rural area that is one of the least healthy in the state.

My Project

With these eight stability balls we can eliminate the traditional desks in our classroom for good! The balls are great for posture, performing simple stretches, and perfect for those students that just can't sit still. These balls are also motivation for exercise without those traditionally inactive students recognizing what they are doing.

Fully believing in the stability ball, I have used one for the entire year and keep an extra one for any visitors to classroom.

We will continue to use them for group work and reading time, but would love to make it more of a permanent fixture in our classroom. You can help!

Mrs. Knapp
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
21" Fitball Exercise Ball • Cannon Sports, Inc. $48.45 8 $387.60

Materials cost

$387.60

Vendor shipping charges

$38.76

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$467.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.44

Total project goal

$549.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$549.61

3 Donors

-$275.00

Donations toward project cost

-$233.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.25

match offer

-$274.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$233.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.19

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$0.00

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