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Mrs. Ramirez from Philadelphia PA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need balls, jump ropes, a scooter and team building equipment to enhance their physical education classes.

  • $1,396 goal

This project expired on September 25, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in this country and as a Physical Educator it is my job to come up with new ways to keep students excited about being active. The equipment I have requested will help me do just that.

For my students school is their safe place.

Here they grow, learn and develop. As a Physical Educator it is my job to teach them how to be healthy and active and expose them to as many resources as possible to make that happen. The Physical Education world is always changing and aims to reach every child not just the ones gifted in sports. The culture of the community my students live in is not one that supports healthy life choices however it is my hope that with my influence that can change.

My Project

The equipment I have requested for my students will help replace worn out equipment and enhance my Physical Education classes to inspire more students and give the students a fresh, new and exciting view on being active. With your help in purchasing the team walkers my students will be able to do team building activities which will strengthen social and emotional skills. The new soccer balls will replace old torn balls and the jump ropes are needed with the increase in my class sizes. The equipment will also give me as a teacher the chance to vary my lessons and introduce skills to all ability levels.

It has always been my passion to inspire students to lead a healthy active lifestyle from the lessons taught in my classroom, with your help that can become a reality.

My students don't have a lot of resources or people in their corner but in our school they feel safe to grow and I want to give them all the tools they need to do so.

Mrs. Ramirez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 750 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCOOTER BOARD BALL BEARING WHEELS 16'' SET OF 6 • School Specialty $180.49 1 $180.49
GAME RUNNING MAN • School Specialty $83.59 2 $167.18
STRIDE-R 36'' • School Specialty $75.04 2 $150.08
KIT BALL GRABBALL KATCH-N-THROW SET • School Specialty $93.09 1 $93.09
BALL FOAM COATED SOCCER TECHNOSKIN SET OF 6 • School Specialty $90.24 1 $90.24
BALL SUPERSKIN - 2 SOFTI 30KG 6.25'' ASST CLRS - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $79.79 1 $79.79
FOOTBALL PEBBLES SIZE 6 SET/6 • School Specialty $56.99 1 $56.99
JUMP ROPE CR7SET JUMPROPE W/KNOT END 7' ST/6 • School Specialty $16.14 2 $32.28
MAT ANIMAL HOPSCOTCH • School Specialty $28.49 1 $28.49
TOY JUMP TWIRL AND JUMP SET OF 6 • School Specialty $28.49 1 $28.49
CIRCUIT #2 TRAINING CARDS BASIC FITNESS SET/6 • School Specialty $28.49 1 $28.49
REPK BALL VOLLEYBALL MAX - 1 EA • School Specialty $13.29 2 $26.58
JUMP ROPE CHINESE 16' - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $23.55 1 $23.55
SWING BALL ASSTED COLORS - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $17.09 1 $17.09
BALL PLAYGROUND FLEX-MATRIX 6'' YELLOW • School Specialty $5.41 3 $16.23
BALL PLAYGROUND FLEX-MATRIX 10'' YELLOW • School Specialty $7.78 1 $7.78
KIT LAWN TOSS SET • School Specialty $7.59 1 $7.59

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