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Ms. Zurek from Sterling IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fitness for Fourth Grade (Round 2)

My students need items to use to move throughout the day and get some exercise in when they have free time.

  • $307 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students walk into school in the morning full of energy and life ready to start the day! They are constantly asking if we can do a "GoNoodle" or go outside for recess. They love to sing and dance while learning.

They are a great, high energy group of smart kiddos to start my first year of teaching with!

They show great promise and enthusiasm for the new year. I am beyond excited to work with the awesome staff and students at our school.

My Project

As I have stated before, I am always trying to encourage health and fitness in my classroom for my students. We are up and moving at least every hour or so, usually using a guided dance video. My students need this movement to stay focused and on task when they do need to be seated for an extended amount of time.

Our school participates in "Workout Wednesdays," where the students are encouraged to get up and exercise throughout the day.

I try to do at least one activity, if not more, each Wednesday in order to instill the importance of health in each of my students.

We are requesting fitness equipment that will give our students another way to get up and moving independently instead of with my constant direction. The TRX strap can be used on our closet door for things like squats, rows, and modified push-ups. Many gross motor skills can be practiced using the balance boards and ab roller. The dice are going to be used as a whole group work out when we want a 5 or 10 minute movement break! My students will be so excited to receive this gift of exercise equipment for our classroom! It will be implemented and immediately be a hit!

Thank you for considering helping my students receive these items to use during the school day and help them get on the road to a healthier life!

Ms. Zurek
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRX Training – Suspension Trainer Basic Kit + Door Anchor, Complete Full Body Workouts Kit for Home and on the Road • Amazon Business $149.95 1 $149.95
Sportneer Wooden Balance Board for Exercise, Gym, Sport Performance Enhancement, Rehab, Training • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
CSX Dual Ab Roller Wheel with Thick Knee Pad Mat and Foam Handles, Black • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
American Educational Products Cubes with Actions Numbers Fitness Dice, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$226.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$260.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.93

Total project goal

$306.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.22

1 Donor

-$153.11

Donations toward project cost

-$149.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.45

match offer

-$130.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.96

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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