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Mrs. Gaines from Blakely GA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Minds Need Movement!

My students need Exerpeutic Exercise Bikes and Balance Ball Chairs to foster movement and better engage their minds while learning!

  • $979 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students all live in a rural, high poverty community, which only limits them in resources available, not in a thirst for knowledge and an excitement to learn. We form an eclectic group ranging from highly gifted to challenged learners, with every learning style represented!

These 6th grade students excitedly embrace any opportunity they are given for new and innovative learning practices.

Our classroom family members bring many different learning needs to our table, and these differences make us unique!

My Project

My class family is energetic and diverse. In order to foster a unique and open atmosphere in my classroom, we need alternative seating. These seating changes will be used to engage students' minds, as well as aid those suffering from ADHD and sensory processing deficits. Students learn more effectively if they feel they have choice, some control, and a freedom to learn in an environment conducive to their needs. The youth of today are accustomed to a fast-paced technological society, leaving the traditional classroom setting at a disadvantage. New and innovative classroom environments will serve to engage these students as they learn. These alternative seating methods will give them a place to move, get comfortable and free their minds to create and design more effectively!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Exerpeutic ExerWorK 1000 Fully Adjustable Desk Folding Exercise Bike with Pulse • Amazon Business $229.99 2 $459.98
Gaiam Classic Balance Ball Chair – Exercise Stability Yoga Ball Premium Ergonomic Chair for Home and Office Desk with Air Pump, Exercise Guide and Satisfaction Guarantee, Blue • Amazon Business $69.98 4 $279.92

Materials cost

$739.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$832.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.83

Total project goal

$978.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$978.88

7 Donors

-$576.94

Donations toward project cost

-$490.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.54

Matching donations from our partners

-$401.94

Match offers toward project cost

-$341.65

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.29

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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