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Mr. Gruber from New Carlisle OH is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

When Life Throws You A Curve Ball, Play Ball

My students need footballs, basketballs, playground balls, and jump ropes.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students in my classroom are students with learning and emotional disabilities. I am searching for new and exciting materials to motivate all of my students to be as successful as possible.

Exercise is an increasingly important part of today's classrooms.

I think this project will be helpful to all students and their ability to promote healthy living! My students need outdoor equipment to excite them about exercise and becoming active while learning other valuable skills such as teamwork and discipline, as well as rules and structure.

My Project

Physical activity to needed to be successful and healthy in school. Many of the students have limited access to outdoor activities. Like many children they often watch television or use electronics at home. The equipment that is included are footballs, basketballs, kickballs and jump ropes all things that student need to remain active. Hopefully, having access to sports equipment will help them to feel more confident handling a ball and with overall physical activities. This equipment will provide the gross motor activity necessary to help my students to sit quietly, listen, and complete independent work. These activities could as well also help to improve their social skills.

Mr. Gruber
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson MVP Official Football w/ Pump and Tee • DICK'S Sporting Goods $14.99 2 $29.98
GoFit Beaded Jump Rope • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.99 2 $25.98
Wilson NCAA MVP Official Basketball w/ Pump (29.5'''') • DICK'S Sporting Goods $12.49 2 $24.98
Franklin 8.5'''' Playground Ball • DICK'S Sporting Goods $9.99 2 $19.98

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