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Ms. R. from Oakland CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Physical Education Fun

The cost of 5 Velcro ball and mitt sets, 1 set of assorted hula hoops, 7 soft footballs, and 5 fleece snowballs is $559, 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>.

  • $559 goal

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I am not a P.E. teacher, but I must teach P.E. to my 32 fourth-grade students! Kickball with 32 students is not the most exciting game. I therefore need to come up with something new to do. I am concerned that many children aren't getting the exercise they need, and I want to do something that gets everyone moving. My answer to the problem: P.E. stations. These could be quite simple to set up and to explain to the students. Yet, because they are doing different activities for a limited amount of time, the centers will keep the students involved and active. Center 1 - Snowball Fight (Using lightweight fleece balls in a limited area, they can throw the balls at each other in a mock snowball fight.) Center 2 - Hula Hoops (The students can use them the traditional way, as well as "jump rope" with them and roll/chase the hoops.) Center 3 - Foam Footballs (Throwing a football is good for hand-eye coordination, as well as for general exercise. If we use soft ones, those who haven't thrown footballs much will be more likely to give it a try.) Center 4 - Super Catch (These are Velcro pads with which the students can catch the tennis ball more easily.) We will do each center approximately 8 - 10 minutes and then switch. I can use these P.E. materials many times, and I know the students will enjoy P.E. a lot more than another day of kickball. Thanks very much for your consideration.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
000536 36" ASSORTED COLORS 1 PIECE HULA HOOPS • Cannon Sports, Inc. $87.75 1 $87.75
(FLW4) 4" WHITE FLEECE BALL, GENERAL PLAY • Cannon Sports, Inc. $37.75 5 $188.75
NO-MISS VELCRO BALL & CATCH MITTS • Sportime, Inc. $9.50 5 $47.50
FOOTBALL FOAM COATED • Nasco $5.49 7 $38.43

Materials cost

$362.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$458.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.58

Total project goal

$558.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.76

1 Donor

-$558.76

Donations toward project cost

-$459.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.76

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$0.00

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