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Ms. Counts from Dallas TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bouncing and Tumbling for Physical Development

My students need the safety of the Tumbling Mat and Ramp to create a physical development and sensory integration area in our Special Needs Preschool classroom.

  • $627 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a part of the Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities. Their ages range from three to six, and their disabilities widely vary. They may have a diagnosis of Autism, Down syndrome, or Health Impairments. They may be learning the foundations for reading, or they may be learning to hold a spoon on their own for the first time. Being their teacher means I see their needs and help them to reach their potential.

My students have so many amazing gifts to share with this world.

Spend a day in my classroom and you would see their resilience, intelligence, kindness, and many unique talents. You would also see us singing, creating, dancing, and making memories together to form a solid foundation for my students' education.

Each day is an opportunity to create experiences to help my students improve their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual skills.

My Project

My students all have an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) with goals and objectives to address their Physical, Social, Health and Safety, and Intellectual needs. Creating a safe space within our classroom to intentionally work on physical development will positively impact my students as we provide instruction and opportunities to work on these goals and objectives.

While some of my students' goals and objectives aim to work on skills such as balancing or bearing weight, others are learning strategies to regulate their bodies so they are ready to learn during instructional times.

The Trampoline Fold and Go will stimulate brain and muscle coordination. The Super-Safe Tumbling Mat and Tumbling Ramp will be the critical component for making this developmental, multi-sensory, learning area of our classroom possible.

Ms. Counts
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC867 - Super-Safe Tumbling Mat - 4' x 6' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
EE469 - Super-Safe Tumbling Ramp • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
TRAMPOLINE FOLD AND GO • School Specialty $106.71 1 $106.71

Materials cost

$484.71

Vendor shipping charges

$10.67

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$532.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.00

Total project goal

$626.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$626.65

9 Donors

-$496.65

Donations toward project cost

-$422.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.50

match offer

-$130.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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