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Ms. Soo from Venice CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hop, Skip and Jump!

Help me give my students jump ropes and agility ladders to exercise and develop their physical fitness.

  • $313 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The children in my classroom are a diverse population. Some live in the school's community, and others travel by school bus across the city. Some have known each other since they first began the school experience. They work well collaboratively, and support each other both in and out of the classroom. They are always ready to assist and encourage each other without being asked.

My students are caring, energetic, verbal, and inquisitive team players.

They enjoy challenging themselves in whatever activity they participate in and demonstrate so much perseverance and determination.

My Project

Need a "brain break"? How about becoming active in Physical Education?

Regular physical activity is one of the most important ways to maintain and improve one's physical and mental health, and overall well-being.

Students will participate in circuit stations. Each station targets either a specific or multiple skill (locomotor, muscle development, aerobic capacity). They will perform the exercise displayed on the station card. Groups will rotate from station to station after a specified period of time. At the aerobic capacity stations, they engage in continuous moderate to vigorous physical activities that require movement of the large muscle groups to increase breathing and heart rate. These stations involve jumping rope and using an agility ladder.

Jumping rope is one of the best ways to develop fitness; many athletes incorporate it in their training. The jump ropes requested will enable students to improve their aerobic capacity (cardiovascular health) and endurance. Individuals will jump continuously a forward turning and backward turning rope. They will jump a rope they turn themselves, and also a longer rope turned by two classmates. Social skills and collaboration is utilized when they perform jump rope tricks which require a partner.

The agility ladder exercises will also get the heart rate up to further improve their endurance. It additionally works on balance and coordination. Students learn to manipulate and move their body to the different patterns as they quickly travel through each rung of the ladder.

Students' physical and mental health will be enhanced with this project. Hop, Skip and Jump! It is a fun way to exercise!

Ms. Soo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 24 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AGILITY LADDER, MULTI-COLOR ANTI-SKID • School Specialty $35.28 2 $70.56
JUMP ROPE 8 FOOT PLASTIC LINK - SPORTIME • School Specialty $1.98 35 $69.30
JUMP ROPE 16 FOOT PLASTIC LINK - SPORTIME • School Specialty $3.68 15 $55.20

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