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Ms. Stepp from Hope Mills NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Board Game Revival! - Teens Play Too!

Help me give my students new board and card games, such as Trivial Pursuit and Uno, to play together at school.

  • $220 goal

This project expired on July 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are bright and capable young men and women, eager to learn and socialize with their peers. We try to provide many opportunities in the media center for them to come together and work as teams, inside and outside of the classroom, to improve their skill sets, and to best prepare for the future. We also strive to provide them with reading materials that appeal to their interests and help them grow as individuals.

Our high school is located in North Carolina and is largely populated by the children of our military stationed here and overseas.

We are a high needs school, serving a low-income population. With North Carolina school budgets being cut in every department, we no longer have enough funding for extra materials and look to you, dear donors, to aid in the education of all these bright young men and women.

My Project

My students and I are requesting different board and card games to play at their leisure, in class, and in the after school Game Club! Over the past year, there has been a tremendous resurgence of interest in classic and modern table games. We have had some luck securing donations from parents and teachers, but it's not enough to satisfy the high demands of our large student population. Students in large and small groups love to get together and play games around a table - whether it is card games like Uno or board games like Axis & Allies and Trivial Pursuit.

Board games can foster the ability to focus, and lengthen students' attention span by encouraging the completion of an exciting, enjoyable game.

Playing games is an easy and excellent way to spend unhurried, enjoyable time together. As an added bonus, board games are also rich in learning opportunities. They satisfy competitive urges and the desire to master new skills and concepts, such as: number and shape recognition, grouping and counting, letter recognition and reading, visual perception and color recognition, eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.

All of these games have been specially selected by our students. They will be available for classroom check out, individual and group use and after school during Game Club as well as every day during extended hours. Thank you!

Ms. Stepp
Grades 9-12
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 999 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
USAopoly Trivial Pursuit World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition | Trivia Board Game Based On Harry Potter Films | Officially Licensed Harry Potter Game • Amazon Business $47.48 1 $47.48
Neddy Games Conspiracy Theory Trivia Board Game • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hasbro Trivial Pursuit: Star Wars the Black Series Edition - Test Your Knowledge with Over 1,800 Easy To Extremely Difficult Questions for Ultimate Fans - 2-4 Players - Instructions Included • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Avalon Hill Axis and Allies 1941 Board Game • Amazon Business $17.59 1 $17.59
Mattel UNO Deluxe Card Game Tin • Amazon Business $13.94 1 $13.94
Conspiracy Theory Trivia Board Game 2018 Expansion Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$142.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.87

Total project goal

$219.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.14

3 Donors

-$189.14

Donations toward project cost

-$160.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.37

Matching donations from our partners

-$30.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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