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Mr. Gore from Seattle WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging 2nd Grade Scholars in Math and Literacy!

My students need seat sacks, chess sets, books, and a wide range of educational games and materials to engage and support them in their math and literacy learning.

  • $1,097 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am so lucky to be working with such an amazing, diverse, driven group of second grade scholars. These students are in one of the lowest-income schools in the state (92% qualify for free and reduced lunch) and face many challenges both in and out of the classroom, but every day they rise to those challenges and excel as learners and community members.

My students are energetic, caring, and creative.

They support one another all day toward becoming their best selves and stretch toward their highest potentials. They are the next generation of doctors, teachers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and artists. While we do well with the resources we have, these students deserve all the same opportunities and tools that kids at much wealthier schools enjoy.

My Project

My scholars will use many of these games and materials on a daily basis, including the whiteboard markers (that will replace the woefully terrible ones we've been using!), sand timers, and "seat sacks." The games will energize my students throughout the year, supporting them to meet grade level math and literacy expectations.

My scholars have incredible capacities to learn math and word encoding literacy skills and having engaging, fun, educational games and resources to support them can have a truly amazing positive impact on their learning.

By donating to this project, you will not only help to improve and increase student engagement and focus, but you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement.

Mr. Gore
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Seat Sack 30117 Storage Pocket, Grade 3-6, 17" Size, Large, Black • Amazon Business $8.63 28 $241.64
WE Games Tournament Chess Set– Heavy Weighted Chess Pieces with Green Roll-up Chess Board and Zipper Pouch for Chessmen • Amazon Business $22.99 5 $114.95
Math for Love Tiny Polka Dot • Amazon Business $13.18 6 $79.08
Melon Rind CLUMSY THIEF - Adding to 100 Game • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Blue Orange Sumoku • Amazon Business $13.23 3 $39.69
Pressman Mastermind Game : The Strategy Game of Codemaker vs. Codebreaker • Amazon Business $13.19 3 $39.57
Expo Original Dry Erase Markers, Fine Point, 24-Pack, Black (2 X 12-Pack)... • Amazon Business $18.56 2 $37.12
Quiddler Junior Card Game • Amazon Business $8.99 4 $35.96
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.77 3 $26.31
EXPO 1944748 Magnetic Dry Erase Markers with Eraser, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $10.42 2 $20.84
Subtraction 0 to 12 Flash Cards (Brighter Child Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.99 6 $17.94
Addition 0 to 12 (Brighter Child Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.99 6 $17.94
Sharpie 22478 Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $8.96 2 $17.92
Those Shoes (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $17.20 1 $17.20
Freddie Ramos Hears It All (Zapato Power) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
A Chair for My Mother • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
School Zone - Math War Addition and Subtraction Game Cards, Ages 6 and Up, Kindergarten to Second Grade, Addition, Subtraction, and Math • Amazon Business $2.99 4 $11.96
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
Time and Money Flash Cards (Brighter Child Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.02 4 $8.08
Jade Active Sand Timer Set (3 Min) Large 10pcs Pack - Colorful Set of Three Minutes Hour Glasses for Kids, Adults - Colors: Blue, Green, Red • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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