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  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. R.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Keeping Children Health with Fun P.E. Equipment

The cost of one grip parachute from Sportime, Inc. is $310, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

With all the new standards and pressures to increase test scores in reading, writing, and arithmetic, students' exposure to physical education has dramatically decreased. Yet, studies show that increased physical activity not only helps children to sharpen their fine motor skills, but also their visuo-spatial development. Moreover, with increased visuo-spatial development and fine motor skills, students will be more likely to excel in reading, writing, and in arithmetic. Understanding the importance of physical education for developing children, I have made efforts to preserve time for physical education in my second grade classroom, but I am in need P.E. supplies appropriate for the age range of my students. For my students, I would like to use a 30' parachute to develop interactive team centered but non-aggressive activities.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GRIPSTARCHUTE 30' 123748 • Sportime, Inc. $205.99 1 $205.99

Materials cost

$205.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$250.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.90

Total project goal

$305.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$305.00

4 Donors

-$292.31

Donations toward project cost

-$251.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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