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Mrs. Bright from Snow Hill NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

All Work and No Play Is a Dull Ram Time

My students need learning games like Story Slam and Absolute Zero to keep those creative brain juices flowing during their enrichment time.

  • $250 goal

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My Students

My students come from one the poorest counties in NC. It is very rural, with much farmland. Many of the students have never been out of this county. We have a large Hispanic population, which creates the need for translators - we rely a lot on our students for this. A large number of our students receive free lunch due to their socioeconomic status.

Being in a low wealth area does not deter our students in the least.

They have much determination and tenacity to succeed. I have seen many leave the county and then return to give back to the community that nurtured them.

My Project

My students need mind challenging games to play during their Ram Time enrichment. Games like Swish, Cat Stax, 60 Second Slam, Man Bites Dog, and Mystery Grams will give their brains another option besides being in front a screen most of the day.

These games will force my students to work together to find solutions and to use their brains to be creative.

I hope to use these as time fillers and maybe as incentives on the last day of the week--we can have Game Night during the day. I could also set these up as different centers to have students rotate through--there are so many options when it comes to having fun while learning!

Mrs. Bright
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rory's Story Cube Complete Set - Original - Actions - Voyages • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Tenzi Itzi - Fast, Fun Creative Word Game - Be the First to Match Your Letter to the Card - Family Party Game for Ages 8+ • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Slapzi Card Party Game from the Creators of Tenzi Dice Game - 2-8 Players • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Story Slam - Hundreds of Cards with More Than 600 Unique Story Concepts, for Endless Storytelling Fun. • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Absolute Zero Card Game - Family Fun Math Game! • Amazon Business $14.35 1 $14.35
Think Fun Swish - A Fun Transparent Card Game and Toy of the Year Nominee For Age 8 and Up • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Brainwright Dog Pile The Pup Packing Puzzle (48 Pieces) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Brainwright Cat Stax, The Perfect Puzzle • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Think Fun Word A Round Game - Award Winning Fun Card Game For Age 10 and Up Where You Race to Unravel the Word • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Alice's Puzzles in Wonderland, a Frabjous Puzzle Challenge Inspired by Lewis Carroll's Classic Fantasy • Amazon Business $7.35 1 $7.35
Mystery, Mind and Logic - Brain Teasers • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
University Games Mystery, Mind and Logic - 30 Second Mysteries • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
60-Second Slam Game • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67
Man Bites Dog • Amazon Business $5.15 1 $5.15

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