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Mrs. Meetze from N Charleston SC is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sensory Motor Learning Rocks!

Help me give my students sensory motor materials like riverstones, hoops, balls, and beanbags to help improve their gross motor skills

  • $531 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a physical therapist for several Title I schools. Many of the students I serve do not have the opportunity to go out in their neighborhoods and practice their motor skills. Most of the students I work with are in preschool and elementary school. They need to work on both their motor skills and their ability to take turns and work in a small group.

Sensory motor integration is fundamental to school readiness.

Gross motor development fosters imagination, encourages problem solving and helps students to get exercise and promote a healthier lifestyle. But most importantly, it is fun!

My Project

My students will love to challenge their balance, coordination and motor planning skills with obstacle courses made from the tunnel, river stones and curved balance beam. They will be able to work on their jumping and hopping in and out of the hoops. They will improve their eye-hand coordination with the different balls. We will be able to play creative games and get our muscles pumping.

Movement and learning go hand in hand.

Having these materials will allow me to run a weekly sensory motor group with my classes. It will give them a chance to improve their gross motor skills as well as get their bodies ready to learn.

Mrs. Meetze
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CURVE-A-BEAM - SET • School Specialty $57.01 1 $57.01
RIVERSTONES STEPS SET OF 6 • School Specialty $55.37 1 $55.37
BUCKET PLASTIC STEP-A-STONES SET OF 6 • School Specialty $40.25 1 $40.25
TUNNEL FUN TUBE • School Specialty $36.34 1 $36.34
BALLS SLOMO BUMP BALLS - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $35.99 1 $35.99
BASIC HOOPS - 30 INCH - SET OF 12 • School Specialty $32.16 1 $32.16
PARACHUTE GRIPSTARCHUTE 6 • School Specialty $24.91 1 $24.91
ACCESSORY HOOP PLASTIC SUPER CLIPS SET OF 4 • School Specialty $12.28 2 $24.56
BALL BUMPBALL INFLATABLE FOAM 4'' SET OF 6 • School Specialty $23.78 1 $23.78
TRIANGLE BEAN BAG - SET OF 12 • School Specialty $9.86 1 $9.86
BEACH BALL PC - EXTRA LARGE 30 INCH - EACH • School Specialty $9.65 1 $9.65
BALL PG 8.5 INCH - BLUE - SPORTIME • School Specialty $5.39 1 $5.39

Materials cost

$355.27

Vendor shipping charges

$35.53

State sales tax

$25.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$451.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.62

Total project goal

$530.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.80

4 Donors

-$438.15

Donations toward project cost

-$387.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.72

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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