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Ms. G. from Hayward CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Connecting Families with their Children- Family Game Night

The cost of a variety of 14 games is $505, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $505 goal

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In the fall our Kindergarten team wants to sponsor several parent nights for families to come together to learn and play. We will be having Family Reading and Math Events along with our Family Game Night. The art of playing a board game as a family has almost been lost with electronic devices, yet board games are very good learning tools especially for social skills and problem solving. We will be holding two Family Game Nights for our 100 Kindergarten Families each year. One will be held in the fall and another in the spring of every year. We need a variety of board games appropriate for families of young children to play. When the games are not being used at Family Game Night they can be used in our classrooms or checked out by families to play at home. The greater majority of our children receive free lunch and more than 65% are English Language Learners. We believe this experience will be very beneficial to our families as we show them how to interact with their children as an alternative to TV and electronic games.

Ms. G.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ACTION GAME SET • Kaplan Early Learning Company $80.95 1 $80.95
OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM GAME • Kaplan Early Learning Company $30.95 1 $30.95
VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLR GAME • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.95 1 $19.95
SORRY BOARD GAME • Nasco $17.05 1 $17.05
I SPY PRESCHOOL GAME • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.95 1 $15.95
DR SEUSS'S ABC GAME • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.95 2 $31.90
TROUBLE GAME • Nasco $12.82 2 $25.64
5 SENSES LOTTO GAME • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.95 1 $11.95
CHUTES AND LADDERS • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.95 2 $23.90
CAT IN THE HAT BOARD GAME • Nasco $11.65 1 $11.65
FUNKY MONKEYS BOARD GAME • Nasco $9.00 2 $18.00
I SPY GO FISH CARD GAME • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.95 2 $13.90
Old Maids Giant Size Card Game • Teacher's School Supply $4.50 2 $9.00
Checkers, Checkers & Board • Teacher's School Supply $3.89 4 $15.56

Materials cost

$326.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$414.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.90

Total project goal

$505.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$505.00

2 Donors

-$484.14

Donations toward project cost

-$414.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.95

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$0.00

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