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Mrs. Valdez from Rocklin CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Playground Balls

Help me give my students a set of basketballs and playground balls we can use in class games and during class PE time.

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a sweet, fun-loving bunch! They come from diverse backgrounds, but work hard to include everyone in both teams and in the class culture. They thirst for knowledge and seek to be well-rounded individuals.

The best quality of my class this year is their love and care for each other.

Their willingness to work together and support each other is admirable. They work hard to learn not just academics, but to be better people. My students are genuinely concerned with making the work a better place.

My Project

Every week, my students have three physical education classes, two with a PE teacher and one with me. When I take students out for PE, we use the school's playground equipment, which often has to be shared with other classes or with students at recess. My students would like the opportunity to have our own set of classroom balls to use when we go out to PE.

My students want to take responsibility for a set of balls that they can take care of and take ownership of.

A class set of balls will ensure that we always have correctly inflated balls for whatever activity we are studying in PE.

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This project will reach 64 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quill Brand Hardboard Clipboard, Letter Size, 9" x 12-1/2", Tan (22097-QCC) • $1.69 22 $37.18
Wilson NCAA MVP Official Basketball w/ Pump (29.5'''') • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.49 1 $12.49
Spalding NBA Fast Break Official Basketball (29.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.98 1 $9.98
Wilson NCAA Air Assault Official Basketball (29.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.98 1 $9.98
Spalding NBA Fast Break Official Basketball (29.5) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.98 1 $9.98
Franklin 8.5 Tie Dye Playground Soccer Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.97 1 $5.97
Franklin Americana Playground Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $5.97 1 $5.97
Franklin Vibrant Series 5 Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $4.99 1 $4.99
Franklin Vibrant Series 5 Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $4.99 1 $4.99

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