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Ms. C. from Fort Worth TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Collaboration & Conversation

My students need a variety of strategy games to promote thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, and language skills. With these games they can work as a team and will have a chance to practice conversational English skills.

  • $314 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are very diverse and come from all different cultures and backgrounds. More than 80% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch. Many students and their families are English language learners, and our campus has a large bilingual program for students whose home language is Spanish.

They are caring, considerate, and creative kids who need collaborative spaces in which to grow and practice their language skills.

Each child on my campus deserves to have a welcoming common learning space to enjoy.

My Project

Collaboration and conversation is the key to creating a rich and welcoming learning environment! I would like to add board games to my library collection for several reasons. First, there are many students who do not feel like the library is a place for them because they may not be strong readers. I would like to have a way to promote the library and get these less enthusiastic readers into the library and from there I can build a relationship and help develop a love of reading in those students. Secondly, we have a very large population of English language learners on our campus. Board games are a fantastic way for these students to gain experience using conversational English in a setting that is not tied to academic performance which relieves the stress and anxiety of using their new English language skills. I would also like to use these games to host family game nights to promote family and communication involvement in our school and the lives of our students.

Ms. C.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 300 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chess Armory 15" Wooden Chess Set with Felted Game Board Interior for Storage • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Monopoly Classic Game • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
MIDWAY MONSTERS Giant 3-in-1 Checkers and Mega Tic Tac Toe with Reversible Rug – Indoor/Outdoor Jumbo Board Games for Family Fun & Parties • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Mattel Games Blokus Game • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Hasbro Battleship Board Game with Planes, Ages 7 and up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Peaceable Kingdom Race to the Treasure Cooperative Board Game • Amazon Business $14.25 1 $14.25
Hasbro Scrabble Crossword Game • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Hasbro Sorry! Game • Amazon Business $13.77 1 $13.77
Pressman Mastermind Game : The Strategy Game of Codemaker vs. Codebreaker • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Othello Classic Game (2 Player) • Amazon Business $12.17 1 $12.17
Mattel Maven Gifts: Phase 10 Card Game with Skip-Bo • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
CHH Black/Cream Color Double 6 Jumbo Size Domino Tiles in Snap Vinyl Case • Amazon Business $10.83 1 $10.83
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Hasbro Yahtzee Game • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Bicycle Playing Card Deck, 2-Pack • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
Mattel Games UNO Card Game • Amazon Business $5.04 1 $5.04

Materials cost

$232.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$266.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.96

Total project goal

$313.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$313.06

8 Donors

-$313.06

Donations toward project cost

-$266.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.96

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$0.00

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