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Mr. Lapine from Brooklyn NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hula Hoops That Don't Break, Jump Ropes and Noodles

Help me give my students jump ropes, hula hoops, and foam noodles for tag games!

  • $479 goal

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My Students

I just started teaching my students, so I am still getting to know them. It is a very diverse school with students of varying interests from what I am told. The other physical education teacher I am co-teaching with informed me that many of the students enjoy physical activity and exercise. My school is in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, so all the students live in an urban area.

Again, since I am a new teacher in a school with over a thousand students, and I see nearly all of them; I am still doing my best to get to know them on an individual level as much as I possibly can.

It is my hope that I will get to know my students through engaging lessons that will warrant their interest in physical education. I will be more capable of engaging my students during lessons if I have the proper equipment and materials needed for physical education.

My Project

I am requesting hula hoops, jump ropes and large foam noodles for my students' physical education program. These materials will go a very long way in providing quality physical education and promoting physical literacy in my students.

Unfortunately, most standard hula hoops don't withstand the regular wear and tear that occurs during gym and recess.

Most of the hula hoops I have ordered a few months ago are dented and almost unusable. Hula hoops are a student favorite and I also have student build hula huts for various activities that supports their development in the affective domain.

Jump ropes are a great tool for cardiovascular fitness and a great skill for student to learn at a young age. I plan on doing a jump rope unit in my school and collaborating with the American Heart Association to promote cardiovascular health through a program they have. However, I can only do that if I have enough to jump ropes for all my students.

Lastly I am requesting large foam noodles to play a variety of tag games with my students. These games promote locomotor skills and spatial awareness. The noodles make the games far safer for the students. By having the tagger use a large noodle instead of their hand, we have far less trips and falls.

Mr. Lapine
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HOOPS 30 INCH ULTRAHOOPS SET OF 6 • School Specialty $58.21 4 $232.84
CANDO NOODLE EXERCISE SET OF 42 • School Specialty $60.34 1 $60.34
JUMPROPE VINYL G/S 7 FOOT SPORTIME - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $8.87 5 $44.35

Materials cost

$337.53

Vendor shipping charges

$33.75

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$406.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.71

Total project goal

$478.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$478.05

10 Donors

-$443.84

Donations toward project cost

-$406.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$34.21

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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