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Mrs. Meneses from Eustis FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Future Game Designers

Help me give my students resource books for creating their own projects and games using block and html coding.

  • $242 goal

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My Students

Our students live in a rural area and face many challenges in and out of the classroom. They work hard and love learning. Our students love to read and learn through books!

Students come to the library to read, explore, and imagine.

I want to show the students the world. It is my job to advocate for these students and I want to make sure they have all the resources they need to be successful. The library is a place for all students to gather, explore, and learn, but sometimes they need specific topics at times when I do not have funding to purchase.

My Project

I have recently started teaching 4th and 5th grade classes the basics of coding and given them time to explore block coding on their own. Many of the students are doing more lessons during their recess and after school care time to advance to the next level. They want to create their own projects and games using free programs on the web.

The students need guides and idea books to help get them started on independent game design.

I want to use these books to help motivate the students to keep going. Sometimes learning, writing, and repairing code can be an overwhelming task. I hope that these books will be helpful guides for the students to reference when they are stuck.

Mrs. Meneses
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Official Scratch Coding Cards (Scratch 3.0): Creative Coding Activities for Kids • Amazon Business $18.47 1 $18.47
Help Your Kids with Computer Science • Amazon Business $15.18 1 $15.18
Creative Coding in Python: 30+ Programming Projects in Art, Games, and More • Amazon Business $14.72 1 $14.72
Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Coding Projects in Scratch: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Coding Your Own Animations, Games, Simulations, a (Computer Coding for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
How to Be a Coder: Learn to Think like a Coder with Fun Activities, then Code in Scratch 3.0 Online (Careers for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Coding Games in Python (Computer Coding for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Coding Games in Scratch: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Building Your Own Computer Games (Computer Coding for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Coding Projects in Python (Computer Coding for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Coding for Kids: Scratch: Learn Coding Skills, Create 10 Fun Games, and Master Scratch • Amazon Business $11.51 1 $11.51
Code This!: Puzzles, Games, Challenges, and Computer Coding Concepts for the Problem Solver in You • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch: Games Workbook: Create Your Own Fun and Easy Computer Games • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
DK Workbooks: Scratch Challenge Workbook: Packed with Scratch Coding Activities • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch: Projects Workbook: Make Cool Art, Interactive Images, and Zany Music • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69

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