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Ms. North from Tulsa OK is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Movement And Learning

My students need pedal exercisers and jump ropes to exercise while learning in class.

  • $616 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a school with 100% free lunch. Many students only receive food while in school. Children come from homes that at times do not have basic needs such as electricity and water. Older children have responsibilities such as watching younger siblings and taking care of the home while parents work.

Exercise during the school day promotes learning and increases memory.

Being active during the day increases student participation and improves overall physical health. Students have so many factors that hinder learning, issues such as abuse, drug use, neglect, poor living conditions, lack of food, and lack of clothing. Most students live in single parent homes, and the absence of one parent creates much stress that is sometimes hard to bear. Even with all these issues, students do want to learn.

My Project

Students spend an average school day sitting at a desk. This leaves little time for them to be physically active. This also creates problems for students who find it hard to be still.

Movement while learning increases memory and improves physical health.

Pedal exercisers are an easy way for students to stay moving and continue to work. Most noise that is made in a classroom is from students who can’t keep their feet still. Using a pedal exerciser will help decrease excess noise and keep students focused on learning.

Jumping rope while reciting multiplication facts or saying rhymes increases students' memory. Physical exercise done before, during, and after learning a new concept increases retention of that knowledge. Both the pedal exerciser and jump rope will help students learn and have fun.

Ms. North
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vaunn Medical Pedal Exerciser Chrome Frame (Fully Assembled Exercise Peddler, no tools required) • Amazon Business $36.99 10 $369.90
Hitop Adjustable Jump Rope with Counter and Comfortable Handles (Blue) • Amazon Business $7.99 10 $79.90

Materials cost

$449.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$523.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.33

Total project goal

$615.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$615.54

1 Donor

-$261.60

Donations toward project cost

-$261.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$307.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$261.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$46.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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