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Mrs. Greene from San Diego CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Champions for Healthy Kids

My students need balance boards, jump ropes, activity balls and hop-a-long balls in order to participate in daily physical fitness activities.

  • $362 goal

This project expired on January 17, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten students are now expected to read and write. In order to provide a balanced, active curriculum for my students I need access to physical fitness materials. I have developed a series of outdoor activities to enhance motor skills, balance, listening skills, cooperation and sportsmanship.

My students are 4 and 5 years old.

They are active by nature. We are a title one school in California where the sun always shines. Outdoor physical activities will provide my students with numerous benefits including greater confidence, stronger self-esteem, more energy and better focus inside the classroom. Playing games together builds sportsmanship and classroom community. Studies have shown that students who are active actually have better brain function and a overall feeling of well being.

My Project

Jump ropes, activity balls, hop-a-long balls and balance boards are materials that will allow my students opportunities for physical, emotional and social growth. They are basic playground supplies that can be used over and over in multiple ways. Students will develop strength, flexibility and endurance. They will communicate, learn new vocabulary and develop a love for school and the learning environment.

Young children have a natural yearning for physical activity.

By supporting our project you will provide my students with materials that will promote an active lifestyle. Joyfully teaching students to include exercise in their daily lives can lead to a lifetime of happy and healthy living. Will you be a champion for healthy kids?

Mrs. Greene
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA669 - Large Hop-Along Ball • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RA668 - Medium Hop-Along Ball • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
RA667 - Small Hop-Along Ball • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
RA298 - Lakeshore 6" Activity Balls - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FB188X - Swivel-Handle Jump Ropes - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95
LL182 - Side-To-Side Balance Board • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 2 $49.90
LL181 - All-Around Balance Board • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 2 $59.90
BOOK READY TO USE P.E. ACTIVITIES • Childcraft, Inc $37.99 1 $37.99

Materials cost

$242.54

Vendor shipping charges

$3.80

State sales tax

$22.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$307.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.21

Total project goal

$361.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.38

10 Donors

-$361.38

Donations toward project cost

-$307.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.21

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$0.00

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