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Mrs. Dyer from Williston VT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Board Games for Kindergarten!

Help me give my students board games to play together in our classroom!

  • $464 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have an excited, energetic, talkative, amazing group of kindergartners! We have nineteen students who love to learn. Kindergarten is a busy place where we are always working to balance social/emotional learning with meeting academic standards as well! Most of all, we want to teach children to continue to love learning and create a desire for children to become lifelong learners!

Kindergartners are a unique group of students, making a big shift between preschool and first grade, with growing independence and problem solving skills!

This class in particular seems to really love board games!

My Project

Students need board games and opportunities to play with their peers! Playing board games can not only increase academic opportunities with counting, numbers, and letters, it also supports speaking and listening skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, self regulation, and more! Not to mention how much fun it is to play games with friends! Games like Zingo, Spot it, and Sequence will support the literacy and math standards for kindergarten as well as build executive functioning skills! Students will play with teacher support in small groups and then by themselves as they gain the skills needed to play in partners! Our special educator will have a second copy of each game to support students who may need extra instruction or support in playing which will help them socially connect with their peers at a deeper level.

Learning to play games independently with their kindergarten peers is an essential part of growing up!

Having practice understanding games, winning and losing, and being a good sport is all part of learning to self regulate and solve conflicts together. These lifelong skills will cross over into many other parts of their day and lives!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ThinkFun Zingo Bingo Award Winning Game for Pre-Readers and Early Readers Age 4 and Up • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
ThinkFun Zingo 1-2-3 Number Bingo Game for Age 4 and Up - Award Winner and Toy of the Year Nominee • Amazon Business $19.49 2 $38.98
Spot It! Alphabet • Amazon Business $17.49 2 $34.98
Learning Resources Sum Swamp Game, 8 Pieces • Amazon Business $16.31 2 $32.62
Sequence for Kids • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game • Amazon Business $13.11 2 $26.22
Scrabble Junior Game • Amazon Business $12.47 2 $24.94
Peacable Kingdom Race to the Treasure Game • Amazon Business $12.00 2 $24.00
Sorry Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $22.00 1 $22.00
Peaceable Kingdom Alphabet Go Fish Letter Matching Card Game - 52 Cards with Box • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Spot It! JR. Animals • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Mattel Games UNO Card Game Tin • Amazon Business $13.94 1 $13.94
Mattel Games Blink Card Game The World's Fastest Game- 2 Pack • Amazon Business $12.21 1 $12.21
Number Slap Jack - a Fun Number Recognition and Counting Card Game – Kids Learn Number 0-20 While Playing a Fun Card Game - Perfect for Preschool and Kindergarten Learners, Ages 4 to 7 • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79

Materials cost

$358.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.52

Total project goal

$463.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$463.48

10 Donors

-$459.07

Donations toward project cost

-$393.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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