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Dr. Ludwa from York SC is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Is a Continuous Exercise in Creative Problem Solving

Help me give my students the basic supplies of team vests and hula hoops for cooperative activities.

  • $349 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 11 and 12-year-old students are so much fun! I am privileged to teach in a mostly rural intermediate school (grades 5-6) where students are older than the littlest elementary students but younger than the teenage middle school students. With that being said, this age group is still motivated, happy, moldable, yet can also understand adult concepts.

Physical education is the only subject that makes your heart race!

In this school of high poverty, I strive to create an age and developmentally appropriate program that provides opportunities to improve social and cooperative skills while encouraging physical activity for health, enjoyment, self-expression, and confidence.

My Project

Our job is to create physically literate individuals! We want students to recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction. During our Survivor Challenge Unit, students are united and work together to solve non-traditional problems. All contributions are valued, and diversity and differences, are celebrated. Some students are more stimulated though puzzles, mysteries, and scenarios. For example, getting students actively moving while completing a scavenger hunt, may spark an interest in those who don't like participating in organized sports.

Students are getting a good opportunity to learn by using their brain in real-life situations!

With our large class sizes and high energy students, much of our necessary PE supplies equipment experiences a lot of wear and tear. Items such as these team vests and hoops are essential for Survivor Challenge Unit and need to be replaced on an annual basis.

Dr. Ludwa
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Adult-Size Reversible Scrimmage Vest - BlackWhite • Nasco $5.95 20 $119.00
qSkinnyq No-Kink Hoops - 36 in. Dia. • Nasco $52.95 2 $105.90

Materials cost

$224.90

Vendor shipping charges

$22.49

State sales tax

$15.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$296.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.34

Total project goal

$348.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$348.96

2 Donors

-$348.96

Donations toward project cost

-$296.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.34

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$0.00

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