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Ms. VanCamp from Chesterfield MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Critical Thinking Through Games

My students need logic games such as Rush Hour and 4-Way Count Down to help integrate mathematical and problem-solving skills.

  • $259 goal

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My Students

My students are creative, energetic, and full of questions! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think critically. Each student in my classroom is smart in their own way. I would love to encourage them with the materials that I am asking for.

My class is looking for ways to apply their critical thinking in innovative ways.

The materials will give my students opportunities to learn without worksheets in a fun, hands-on way! It will also help integrate 21st Century Skills including collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creativity.

My Project

These STEM materials will be used daily in my classroom to develop critical thinking skills. My students will use all of the logic puzzles such as Rush Hour, Penguins on Ice, Color Code, and the other games to solve a variety of puzzles. They will collaborate with one another and draw upon each others' strengths to solve the challenges. The challenges are leveled, to allow for success for all and extended thinking.

My third graders are truly an amazing group of learners.

They thrive on any challenge that they are given. The purpose of the logic puzzles is to begin creating motivating students who enjoy learning the depths of understanding of concepts. Research has proven that "The seeds of STEM must be planted early".

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Think Fun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Toy of the Year Award Winner • Amazon Business $29.89 1 $29.89
MindWare Qwirkle Board Game • Amazon Business $24.73 1 $24.73
Think Fun Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Tons of Fun With Over 20 Awards Won, International for Over 20 Years • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Penguins On Ice • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Think Fun Rush Hour Junior Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 5 and Up - Junior Version of the International Rush Hour • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Color Code • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Adacio Latice Strategy Board Game - The popular new family board game for kids and adults, challenging fun for everyone • Amazon Business $19.45 1 $19.45
Ideal 4-Way CountDown Game • Amazon Business $17.77 1 $17.77
Mattel Blokus Strategy Game • Amazon Business $15.23 1 $15.23

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