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Mrs. H. from Yonkers NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Build Social Skills Through Hands On Activities

My students need hands on activities to help them learn. Though using Classic Games students can learn proper turn taking, and social skills through play. This will also help them practice proper conversational skills.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a special education school as a Speech Teacher, serving emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, and other special education classified students. Our students come from low socio-economic backgrounds from all five Burroughs of New York City. Over 95% of the student body is eligible for free lunch, and more than 90% receive public assistance.

My students need very explicit direct instruction to help them succeed.

I want to give them the strategies and the experiences to help them broaden their horizons and help them reach their full potential. I believe by providing them with hands on activities and real life experiences, I can help them expand their knowledge and language skills. Every child deserves to be given the same opportunities to learn.

My Project

The materials and supplies that I am requesting for my students will help build their social skills in a fun way, while maintaining their motivation. Many of my students have a difficult time following rules and lack proper turn taking skills, and this will help teach them the fundamentals of following rules and turn taking. It will also allow them to use skills like memory, reasoning, and conversational skills.

Through the use of the Classic Games Set my students will have opportunities to learn many basic social skills such as turn taking, following directions, and conversational skills.

Through the use of these hands on activities my students will learn the basic social skills necessary to be productive in all school activities.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 41 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classic Games Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $56.91 1 $56.91
Learning To Sequence Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
70 Quart Storage Container with Lid • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 1 $18.66
I Spy Memory Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 1 $13.56
Sorry! Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 1 $13.56
Connect 4 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 1 $13.56
Guess Who? Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 1 $13.56
Word Hangman • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Who Is It? • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Go Fish Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.31 1 $9.31

Materials cost

$188.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.02

Total project goal

$260.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.14

2 Donors

-$259.26

Donations toward project cost

-$221.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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