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Mrs. Martin from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Final Stretch! We need PE Equipment - Phase 5

My students need a few more basics for our PE curriculum. These items will pair with the other equipment to stretch the variety of uses for our equipment.

  • $607 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is a Great Expectations Model School and an A Plus school. Our students strive to model all the expectations to make our school excellent. Our students come to school with a desire to learn and to be the best they can be. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and we have a diverse population in an inner-city, low-income public school in Oklahoma City. Our school has approximately 320 students in grades PreK-5th. All of our children receive free breakfast and lunch.

My Project

Our school just opened a brand new, full-size gym and tornado shelter provided through "MAPS for Kids" which has given our students a nice facility to participate in health, sports, wellness activities and our school's physical education program. I'm also the school's new PE teacher, starting this past October. It's been great getting back into the classroom and I'm enjoying getting to know the students, teachers, staff and parents!

However, our school doesn't have all the PE equipment needed for me to properly teach the vast majority of the physical education goals and objectives.

Before my first project, our PE equipment consisted of just twelve well-loved, taped hula hoops and some used tennis balls. We had been playing A LOT of tag and my students were craving more variety. Because of the generous supporters of my past Donor's Choose projects, I have already put all of the new equipment to use. To be able to teach age-appropriate skills with age-appropriate equipment has been a blessing.

My first four projects, Phases 1 through 4, gave us the basics needed to help me teach the majority of our PE curriculum. This final phase, Phase 5, includes the "go-to" basics like bean bags, poly spots, cone toppers and frisbees that will be used weekly, if not daily.

Mrs. Martin
Grades PreK-2
  • Sequoyah Elementary School
  • Oklahoma City, OK
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 345 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
6-Color Set of 9 in. Poly Spots • Nasco $19.95 6 $119.70
Alphabet Beanbag Set • Nasco $26.95 4 $107.80
Nylon Beanbag Set - 4-12 • Nasco $7.95 10 $79.50
HotSpots ConeTops • Nasco $29.95 2 $59.90
Rainbow Flying Discs • Nasco $12.95 3 $38.85

Materials cost

$405.75

Vendor shipping charges

$40.58

State sales tax

$33.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$515.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.97

Total project goal

$606.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$606.46

3 Donors

-$298.82

Donations toward project cost

-$261.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.32

match offer

-$298.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$253.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.82

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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