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Mrs. Clark from Slidell LA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exercise While You Learn: Yoga Balls in the Classroom

My students need yoga balls so that they can exercise while they learn.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title 1, ethnically diverse school in southeast Louisiana. Our students are mostly from a low socio-economic background and receive free breakfast and lunch. Hurricane Katrina has greatly affected our community.

Regardless of their home lives and background, my students walk into the classroom every morning full of life and ready for a day of learning.

My goal for my students is that each and every one of them will be a productive member of our community.

They have so much to offer, each one having a unique and special story to tell. I can see their eyes light up as they are learning and soaking up new information. I'm so blessed that I can play a small part in their journey to success.

My Project

It is hard for children to sit for an entire school day. Recess is short and P.E. is only twice a week. Thus items like yoga balls make it easier to exercise in the classroom while students are learning.

Yoga balls are inexpensive and have many uses.

The sky is the limit as to how they can be used in a class. For instance, when I am teaching multiples, students can bounce as each multiple is being called out. When I am teaching prime and composite numbers, they can lift the ball in the air if the number is prime or sit on it if the number is composite. Thus having a class set of yoga balls would allow my students to be more engaged and active while learning.

Mrs. Clark
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yogu Stability Exercise Ball 65cm Balance Ball Birthing Ball with Air Pump Anti-Slip & Anti-Burst Supports 2000lbs Great for Yoga Pilates Abdominal Workout Fitness Ball and Office Chair • Amazon Business $10.99 25 $274.75

Materials cost

$274.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.75

Total project goal

$391.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.66

4 Donors

-$195.56

Donations toward project cost

-$166.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.88

match offer

-$195.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.53

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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