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Mrs. Hennessey from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Classroom Community Through Games!

My students need games such as "Spot It" and "Bubble Talk" in order to build classroom community.

  • $252 goal

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My Students

Students in my classroom are eager to learn, passionate, and hard-working. They are an extension of my family; they inspire me every single day. I want to encourage them to try their best, learn from their mistakes and start to see their full potential.

Part of making my classroom an inclusive and inviting place is to have activities and games that promote teamwork and collaboration.

I would love to be able to update our classroom games to include games that kids can play in small groups to have fun and to learn a little bit about each other.

My Project

My students are super hard-working, but sometimes they just want to have some fun. Our classroom is a place where all students feel welcomed, safe, and supported. Building this community of learners doesn't happen overnight, it takes time, trust, and opportunities to get to know each other.

Small card and board games are a fun and easy way for my students to connect with each other outside of academic work.

Having these games in our classroom would allow me to have a fun community building activity for students to do in small groups. Each week students would have the opportunity to get to know how each other thinks, our humor, all in the spirit of friendly competition. "Bubble Talk" and "Spot It" are games that can be played in small groups. "Goat Lords," Squirrels," and "Not Parent Approved" are easy games to store in the classroom and can be used for a group of students who finish their work early, to play during rainy day recess, or in a structured class meeting setting. The point is to let the kids spend time with each other.

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bubble Talk Board Game • Amazon Business $20.23 2 $40.46
Spot It! Hip • Amazon Business $12.59 2 $25.18
Spot It! Hip • Amazon Business $12.56 2 $25.12
Not Parent Approved: A Card Game for Kids, Families and Mischief Makers • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Goat Lords -- Hilarious and Competitive New Card Game, Best for Adults, Teens, and Kids, Ages 7 and Up. Awesome Party Game for Families, Fun Board Games Nights, etc! - Hard Durable Box - Free e-Book • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Insights Blurt! • Amazon Business $15.16 1 $15.16
Squirrels! - The Fast Paced Strategy Game • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

Materials cost

$165.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$213.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.68

Total project goal

$251.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$251.20

1 Donor

-$213.52

Donations toward project cost

-$213.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.68

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$0.00

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