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Mrs. Sirkin from Greenwood IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classic Games for After School Club

Help me give my students classic board games to allow them to improve on logic, strategy and social skills

  • $171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a middle school with many great students. However, many of them are still searching for their “place” in our school. They are desperately looking to make friends, but with today’s technology of smart phones videos, social media, and video games, it can be difficult to make real relationships with people. I have had several kids beg for a game club.

Our school is located in a suburban area with a large percentage of low-income households.

The school is becoming increasingly diverse with more EL students as well a special education. Many students that have shown interest in the club are not involved in other after school activity.

I am starting a board game club to help students meet friends in a safe environment, learn strategy and reasoning skills, and learn to win and lose with grace.

My Project

Games help kids learn important skills. My after school club serves a diverse set of kids that that aren’t involved in other activities at school. These kids come to meet friends and make connections.

Students have requested games such as Chess, Connect Four, and Uno so that they can have one on one competitions as well as tournaments.

These logic games will improve this critical thinking, logic, and strategy skills.

My game club meets after school to give kids a place to meet and interact with one another by using some classic games that they love to play. The club serves kids that aren’t involved in other extracurricular activities.

Mrs. Sirkin
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Connect 4 Strategy Board Game for Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $11.99 5 $59.95
Chess/Checkers/Backgammon Set • Amazon Business $5.63 6 $33.78
Mattel Games UNO: Flip (Tin Box) • Amazon Business $9.84 2 $19.68

Materials cost

$113.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.61

Total project goal

$170.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.72

2 Donors

-$136.00

Donations toward project cost

-$115.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.40

match offer

-$34.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.21

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$0.00

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