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

Bringing Adapted Physical Education to Life

My students need brightly colored, easily held balls to use for various activities in the gym due to their visual and physical impairments. The students with autism would love the various animal shaped poly spots.

  • $760 goal

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My Students

Our school is a school for students with special needs in Indianapolis that services four local township schools (Beech Grove City Schools, Franklin Township, Perry Township and Decatur Township). We teach students with autism, cognitive disabilities, emotional disabilities, and students who have vision, hearing, and mobility issues.

Some of our students with cognitive and emotional disabilities as well as our students with autism need help developing balance, coordination, muscular strength and endurance as well as a need to develop problem-solving skills, cooperation, and social skills Many of our students have sensory needs that we would like to address in creative, new ways.

My Project

The equipment requested have multifaceted uses. All of the students would love the way the Omnikin balls bounce in the air with ease. The fingerlight balls are light, colorful, and latex free and the poly spots are shaped like various animals. These spots would be a great help organizing students in to groups, would allow for us to review colors, and hold discussions about animals. Not only will the equipment afford me the opportunity to be more creative in my teaching, but will also suit our students with special needs rather well.

The students I teach need brightly colored balls and objects, equipment that is easy to handle or strike, and would enjoy new and creative ways to get in groups.

All of the objects would be put to use if this projects is funded and myself and my students would be greatly appreciative of your generosity.

Mr. Krebs
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TACTILE DISCS PATTERN 2 ST/5 • School Specialty $75.75 1 $75.75
OMNIKIN SIX-BALLS - SIX COLOR 18 IN - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $74.94 1 $74.94
MARKERS FITNESS PYRAMID SPOTS SET OF 31 • School Specialty $72.44 1 $72.44
BALLS- PLAYGROUND - RHINO SKIN- SET OF 6 COLORS • School Specialty $30.88 2 $61.76
MARKER SPOT THROW DOWN SHARKS ASSORTED SET OF 6 • School Specialty $58.57 1 $58.57
BALL INFLATABLE VISUALIZER 50CM • School Specialty $25.55 2 $51.10
MARKERS RAINBOW POLY FROGS VINYL SET OF 6 • School Specialty $39.40 1 $39.40
SPOT MARKERS POLY FARM ANIMALS SET OF 6 • School Specialty $39.40 1 $39.40
BALL FINGERLIGHT 16'' PAIR OF 2 • School Specialty $25.48 1 $25.48
SUPERSAFE BELL BALL 14CM • School Specialty $24.42 1 $24.42
BALL FINGERLIGHT 14'' PAIR OF 2 • School Specialty $16.96 1 $16.96
BALL FINGERLIGHT 10'' PAIR OF 2 • School Specialty $11.57 1 $11.57

Materials cost

$551.79

Vendor shipping charges

$55.18

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$645.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.87

Total project goal

$759.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$759.12

15 Donors

-$581.00

Donations toward project cost

-$494.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.40

match offer

-$177.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$150.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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