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Coach Hancock from Lubbock TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pickleball, What's That?!?!

My students need equipment to play badminton, tennis, and pickle ball safely and successfully.

  • $491 goal

This project expired on July 7, 2018.

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My Students

My students at Honey are athletically talented, eager to learn new things, and always asking questions. Our school has a special education program which services kids at every grade level.

We also have an ELL other than Spanish program where we have seen PreK-5th grade children coming from China, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Russia, and many other countries.

We are a close knit school and have had success in integrating all these different types of learners into general education classrooms, library, art, music, and PE (That's me!!!)

My Project

I give our students 10-15 minutes of free choice every Friday. What I have found is that the older kids really like are striking sports like tennis and badminton. While I do have tennis rackets, they aren't safe in a small playing space because the kids can accidentally hit each other.

Foam lollipop paddles are a great alternative to rackets in limited space and would allow kids to play sports such as tennis, badminton, pickleball and ping pong without the fear of hurting someone with a hard racket.

Fingerlight balls have the perfect amount of bounce and slow, float like movement to help PreK/kinder children and special needs students be successful and gain confidence in racket sports.

My students thank you for your consideration.

Coach Hancock
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 425 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PADDLE LOLLIPOP SET OF 6 • School Specialty $43.94 5 $219.70
BALL FINGERLIGHT 10'' PAIR OF 2 • School Specialty $11.57 11 $127.27

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