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Mrs. Pogue from Norman OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Games to Build Our Brains

My students need games such as Blink, Uno, Emoji Uno, Guess Who, and Tiny Polka Dot as well as books including I Walk with Vanessa, The Rabbit Listened, What Can a Citizen Do?, Dude! and more!

  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach full-day Kindergarten in an Oklahoma school that values learning through the multiple intelligences. The students in my classroom come from a variety of social, academic, and economic backgrounds. In spite of our differences, we are building a classroom community that embraces each member as we grow and develop. It is important to me that children leave with a community that values their own growth and learning, while understanding that we are all better when we learn firsthand from others and their experiences as they impact our own.

My Project

Children are naturally social! They are full of wonder and excitement and love to share it with others. What better way to answer their questions or help them engage in social experiences than through books and games?

I am requesting books and games of Uno, Blink, and Guess Who that will offer experiences to help children ignite their curiosity and continue to wonder while they develop important social skills!

The books that will be used during our whole group read aloud to build background knowledge and make connections as we grow as early readers as well as a community of learners in the classroom.

Be Brave Little One, What If Everybody Said That?, The Rabbit Listened and What Can Citizens Do? will help us grow individually and as a group. The books and the games will help children foster relationships that deepen their learning and social skills during our time together but last long beyond it.

Mrs. Pogue
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 25 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Santa Bruce (Mother Bruce) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
What Can a Citizen Do? • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Secrets of Ninja School • Amazon Business $17.96 1 $17.96
Say Something • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Larry Gets Lost in Washington, DC • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Math for Love Tiny Polka Dot • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Dude! • Amazon Business $14.54 1 $14.54
Larry Gets Lost in New York City • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Little Brothers & Little Sisters • Amazon Business $14.27 1 $14.27
Mattel Games Blink – The World’s Fastest Game! • Amazon Business $7.06 2 $14.12
How to Code a Sandcastle • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Larry Gets Lost in Chicago • Amazon Business $13.94 1 $13.94
Seeds and Trees: A children's book about the power of words • Amazon Business $13.57 1 $13.57
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Hooray for Books! • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Bruce's Big Move (Mother Bruce) • Amazon Business $12.80 1 $12.80
Alma and How She Got Her Name • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
The Rabbit Listened • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Doll-E 1.0 • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
The Little Linebacker: A Story of Determination • Amazon Business $9.84 1 $9.84
Be Brave Little One • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mattel Games UNO Emoji Card Game • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
Dear Teacher • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mattel Games UNO Card Game • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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