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Mrs. Wills from Santa Clara CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hulahoops and Jumpropes and Balls, Oh My!

Help me give my students hula hoops, jump ropes, and soccer balls to provide equipment for PE lessons.

  • $371 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Ask almost any 2nd grade student their favorite subject and the answer will likely be PE! Understandably so as this is the time when students typically get outside of the classroom to do their learning. PE time is essential and teaches many lessons besides the actual activity - teamwork, collaboration, and perseverance to name a few.

We teach a diverse group of 2nd graders in California with a wide range of learning abilities and backgrounds.

Our students love PE! California requires our students receive 100 minutes of PE per week. Our amazing PE teachers provide 50 of those minutes and classroom teachers are expected to fulfill the remainder. Our grade level PE supply closet looks very sad. We need new supplies to provide engaging personal exercise and group learning opportunities.

My Project

These items will allow our 2nd grade team the opportunity to teach lessons in cooperation, team-building, perseverance, and others in the form of PE. In the past, students have enjoyed playing with jump ropes, hula hoops, and soccer balls but our supply cabinet is depleted and we do not have enough equipment to teach a class lesson. These new items will replenish our supplies and enable us to utilize our 50 minutes of general education teacher-directed PE time effectively. Many of our students come from homes where they do not own any of these materials. In the past it has been inspiring to see students experience these items for the first time!

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

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HOOPS 36'' SKINNY NO-KINK SET OF 12 • School Specialty $43.73 2 $87.46
BALL SOCCER #4 SET OF 6 - SPORTIME • School Specialty $36.91 2 $73.82
JUMPROPE GRADESTUFF SOLID COLOR LINK 7FT SET OF 6 • School Specialty $13.84 4 $55.36
JUMPROPE VINYL G/S 9 FOOT - SPORTIME- ST OF 6 • School Specialty $9.86 2 $19.72

Materials cost

$236.36

Vendor shipping charges

$23.64

State sales tax

$21.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$315.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.62

Total project goal

$370.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$370.80

3 Donors

-$250.00

Donations toward project cost

-$212.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$120.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.12

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$0.00

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