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Ms. Weiner
Grades PreK-2
  • PS 90 George Meany
  • Bronx, NY
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Keep Our South Bronx Kids Healthy!

The cost of books and other items to help keep children healthy--including a "Healthy Habits" book set, a Rhythm Stick Activity Kit, and a Nutrition Lotto game--is $299, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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 new program. I would like to have a kid-friendly library on health and nutrition, as well as books that teach children about their body and the many functions it must perform. I would also like to promote a healthy lifestyle by introducing several fun movement activities along with CD's to motivate students. I also am asking for some games that would help develop the students' motor skills. I am very excited to start helping these little students learn how to take better care of themselves, and maybe they can spread their knowledge to their siblings and family members. I do not see healthy habits being taught at home and feel it then must be a school responsibility to insure students get the knowledge they need to stay healthy in these times. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA641 - Health & Safety Theme Box • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
VA957 - Healthy Habits Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $35.00 1 $35.00
FD993 - Your Body Photo Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
LA673 - Nutrition Lotto • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
GY318 - Music & Movement in the Classroom • Lakeshore Learning $25.99 1 $25.99
JC13 - Rhythm Stick Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TT681 - Activity Scarves • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
KM132 - Multicultural Rhythm Stick Fun CD • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
WC843 - Musical Scarves & Activities CD • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95

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