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Ms. Rademacher from Lexington IN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Increasing Brain Power With Sensory Integration

Help me give my students the materials necessary for a movement lab they need to increase sensory processing and integration.

  • $600 goal

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My Students

I teach at a Title One school, where sixty percent of our students receive free or reduced price lunch. Despite the difference of economic status, all of my students are eager to learn and grow.

It is my responsibility and privilege to help my students learn and grow so that they will reach their learning and character potentials.

I work at creating a learning environment that is welcoming and engaging. Part of that is to ensure that students are able to reach there potential. Sensory motor integration is a key factor in allowing students to reach their potential.

My Project

In order to increase physical activity while maximizing children's learning, I am wishing to implement the Minds-in-Motion program.

Minds-in-Motion is a unique movement-based program that focuses on improving children's cognitive functioning by integrating specialized but simple movements in a school setting.

The program focuses on stimulating the vestibular, visual and auditory processes that provide a critical foundation for a child's ability to learn.

This program has been proven to be effective for children who already perform well and for those students who are faced with challenges of learning, attention, or processing difficulties. The Minds-in-Motion Maze provides fifteen different activities that are tailored to meet the developmental needs of all children. These activities are refreshed and intensified throughout the year.

These items will complete our Minds-in-Motion Maze at school so that students can unlock their learning potential.

Ms. Rademacher
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pure Fun 38" Mini Rebounder Trampoline, Ages 13+ • Amazon Business $41.08 3 $123.24
Trideer Exercise Ball (45-85cm) Extra Thick Yoga Ball Chair, Anti-Burst Heavy Duty Stability Ball Supports 2200lbs, Birthing Ball Quick Pump (Office & Home & Gym) (Black, 45cm) • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
ECR4Kids ELR-0832 Softzone Foam Big Building Blocks, Soft Play Set for Kids, Primary (7-Piece) • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
A2ZCARE Toning Ball - Soft Weighted Mini Ball/Medicine Ball (Green (4lbs)) • Amazon Business $12.24 3 $36.72
BalanceFrom 2" Thick Tri-Fold Folding Exercise Mat with Carrying Handles for MMA, Gymnastics and Home Gym Protective Flooring (Purple) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Champion Barbell Hand Held Fitness Ball, Yellow, 3-Pound • Amazon Business $10.12 3 $30.36
A2ZCARE Toning Ball - Soft Weighted Mini Ball/Medicine Ball (Blue (2lbs)) • Amazon Business $8.94 3 $26.82
Ballet Spin Turning Board Dance Figure Skating. Training Equipment Dancers. Make Your Turns, Pirouette Balance Better. • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
9 inch Orange Traffic Cones – 10 Pack of Field Marker Cones for Outdoor Activity & Festive Events • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Sportime Adjustable Length Jump Ropes, 9 Feet, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $14.14 1 $14.14
VELCRO Brand Industrial Strength - Low Profile | Superior Strength, 30% less Thickness than our Regular Industrial Strength Products | Size 10ft x 1in | Tape, Black • Amazon Business $10.01 1 $10.01
Raymond Geddes Here's Looking at You Eraser Pencil Toppers, Set of 50 (69005) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Yes4All Agility Ladder – Speed Agility Training Ladder with Carry Bag – 8 Rung (Blue) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Penn Championship Extra Duty High Altitude Tennis Ball Can, 3 Balls • Amazon Business $6.75 1 $6.75
Norpro Cotton Twine • Amazon Business $2.97 1 $2.97

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