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Ms. Weiner from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Start up a Health/FitnessProgram for South Bronx Kids!

The cost of materials for a fitness program--including "Safety Book for Active Kids," a "Cool Aerobics for Kids" CD, and a "Snack Smart" poster--is $331, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $344 goal

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I am a thirty-two-year-old teacher with nine years' experience teaching first and second grades. Recently, my principal proposed a new position to me, a health, nutrition, and physical fitness teacher. I would be part of a team and would work solely with the first grade. After thinking about this idea, I realized how severe the health crisis is in the South Bronx and how I could make a difference. I am asking for basic equipment and materials that would support the vision I have for this program. I would like to have fun, age-appropriate books to teach students about hygiene. I would like to expose children to the importance of nutrition in their lives and want them to become familiar with the food pyramid and healthy eating habits. I also would like to provide my students with aerobic exercises and fun movement activities that can be done within the classroom to promote healthy habits and lifestyles. I am very excited to start helping my little students learn how to take better care of themselves in a fun manner, and maybe they can spread their knowledge to others they come into contact with. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Ms. Weiner
Grades PreK-2
  • PS 90 George Meany
  • Bronx, NY
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
alpha beanbags • Classroom Direct $29.99 1 $29.99
emotions series • Classroom Direct $24.99 1 $24.99
fit kids dvd • Classroom Direct $19.99 1 $19.99
games for the whole child • Classroom Direct $16.99 1 $16.99
glo germ gel • Classroom Direct $14.99 3 $44.97
snack smart poster • Classroom Direct $14.99 1 $14.99
kids mypyramid • Classroom Direct $14.99 1 $14.99
bean bag activities • Classroom Direct $13.99 1 $13.99
cool aerobics for kids • Classroom Direct $13.99 1 $13.99
squeaky clean hygiene • Classroom Direct $9.99 1 $9.99
the safety book for active kids • Classroom Direct $9.99 1 $9.99
meet your teeth • Classroom Direct $9.99 1 $9.99
conflict resolution: teaching children to work together • Classroom Direct $9.99 1 $9.99

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