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Mrs. Rivers from Nehalem OR is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exercise Mat for Special Education

My students need an exercise mat for gross motor and sensory activities.

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in kindergarten through fifth grade with mild to severe disabilities, including Autism, down syndrome, learning disabilities, and communication disorders.

"The best way to interrupt the cycle of poverty is to support children's physical, socio-emotional, and educational needs." Cheryl Suliteanu.

Help my students to successfully participate and enjoy school!

Our elementary school is in a high poverty area and many students come to school hungry. Not all of my students are able to participate fully in their general education without extra support. These materials will help my students learn how to be successful, independent, and happy in life.

My Project

My students need an exercise mat for our new sensory room in order to complete daily physical therapy exercises and sensory calming activities. This mat will be used to complete different strengthening stretches and movements in order that my students to participate safely and happily in their school environment. It will also be used to complete calming activities using yoga balls. The exercise mat will be a vital addition to our new school wide sensory room. The physical therapist, occupational therapist, and I all collaborate in order to make the best program for the students so they can participate the best they can in the general education setting.

Mrs. Rivers
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 20 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tumbl Trak Tumbling Panel Mat, Blueberry, 4 ft x 8 ft x 2 in • Amazon Business $181.53 1 $181.53

Materials cost

$181.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.81

Total project goal

$252.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.06

3 Donors

-$125.59

Donations toward project cost

-$107.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.09

match offer

-$125.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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