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Mrs. Shivak from Bay Shore NY is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Soccer Balls Make Super Second Graders Well Rounded

My students need 12 soccer balls to practice skills needed for the big game.

  • $182 goal

This project expired on August 5, 2018.

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My Students

I teach at a very dynamic elementary school in a very diverse area. Many of our students are ELL students and have newly immigrated to the United States.

Our school is a warm, nurturing place where students love to come each day to work together and learn from one another.

The children bring out the best in one another. Our goal is to develop the mind and character of each unique child so that they are the best version of themselves.

My Project

Everyone should have the opportunity of playing a team sport. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Frequently, it is only the children whose parents can find the time and money to register them for a sport, contribute towards a trainer, and travel outside their local community for games.

It's important for children to be able to work together, train together, depend on each other, win some, and lose some.

Having soccer balls will provide our second grade soccer teams the opportunity to train together and play these team sports against each other. Our current materials are spread very thin and do not allow for much training per child. Several of our soccer balls don't stay inflated for very long due to overuse. With practice, comes skill and confidence-- their game day will have a whole new meaning when they've had the opportunity to fine tune and apply skills practiced in smaller groups. Children will have more time on task with these additional balls.

Mrs. Shivak
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Champion Sports Rhino Skin Pebble-Tek Soccer Balls • Amazon Business $61.09 2 $122.18

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