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Mrs. Ray from Garland TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need puzzles and games including Sorry, 5 Second Rule Jr, and Charades so they can work collaboratively towards a goal and foster their social skills.

  • $290 goal

This project expired on August 18, 2018.

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My Students

I teach students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade during their library time and also during an extra period called PLC. Our school is labeled Title I, which means that the majority of students have been identified as at-risk and have lower socioeconomic statuses. Half of the campus is composed of bilingual classes, and most of the students speak Spanish as their first language.

The students would benefit from collaborative activities where they can work on their social skills while having fun.

My Project

Students come to the library for an extra period called PLC time. During this time, students have choices on what materials they would like to use to create, build, make, or play. The variety of items available ensures that all students can find something they are passionate to work on.

Having puzzles and games in the makerspace area will encourage students to seek out others to work towards a goal or solve a problem.

They will be able to practice their social skills as they work together towards their goal of winning the game or solving the puzzle. The students will be able to see that teamwork is necessary.

Please help us by donating so that we can purchase the board games Sorry, 5 Second Rule Jr, Guess Who, Chutes/Ladders, Candy Land, Connect 4, Checkers, a fishing game, and Charades. Your donation will also help us get a set of speed cubes, a puzzle of the United States, a duck puzzle, an ocean floor puzzle, a busy neighborhood puzzle, and three paint by sticker puzzles.

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

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sorry Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $17.24 1 $17.24
5 Second Rule Junior • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Speed Cube Set, Roxenda Magic Cube Set of 2x2x2 3x3x3 Pyramid Smooth Puzzle Cube • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Guess Who? Board Game • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Chutes and Ladders Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Candy Land The World of Sweets Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Springbok Children's Jigsaw Puzzles - USA Map - 60 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle - Large 18 Inches by 23.5 Inches Puzzle - Made in USA - Extra Large Easy Grip Pieces • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Springbok Children's Jigsaw Puzzles - Everything's Ducky - 60 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle - Large 13.5 Inches by 18.875 Inches Puzzle - Made in USA - Extra Large Easy Grip Pieces • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Underwater Ocean Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Ravensburger Busy Neighborhood Puzzle (60 Piece) • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Charades for Kids • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Paint by Sticker Masterpieces: Re-create 12 Iconic Artworks One Sticker at a Time! • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Paint by Sticker: Travel: Re-create 12 Vintage Posters One Sticker at a Time! • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Continuum Games Checkers, One Size • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Paint by Sticker: Create 12 Masterpieces One Sticker at a Time! • Amazon Business $8.57 1 $8.57
Paint by Sticker Kids: Zoo Animals: Create 10 Pictures One Sticker at a Time! • Amazon Business $7.34 1 $7.34
Let's Go Fishin' • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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