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Ms. Kelley from Kansas City KS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Escape! Can You Solve the Puzzle Before Time Runs Out?

My students need these escape room games to encourage scientific inquiry and problem solving skills.

  • $282 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come from a low income, high poverty neighborhood that hinders their chances of success in school. We have a nice size classroom however it is within a building that is 100 years old. Updates are needed.

As their teacher, I am constantly using my own money to bring needed supplies to my students and turn their classroom into a positive environment for learning.

Nothing makes me happier than to see my students getting excited about a lesson and putting all their energy into solving a problem or conducting an experiment.

My Project

My middle school students have been known to say “When are we going to do anything fun? This is so boring.” As a teacher, you think when did school need to be fun?

Escape room games provide students with the opportunity to play and learn at the same time.

The benefits for students include critical thinking, teamwork, problem solving and confidence.

The Werewolf Experiment combines kinetic learning, spatial reasoning, critical thinking, and teamwork into a format kids love. Everyone wins! Plague: The Board Game, Escape Room the Game and The Secret of Dr. Gravely's Retreat are pre-made escape games. My students will use these as they learn how solve the mysteries. The UV lights, locks, red lens glasses and invisible ink pens will allow us to develop a wide variety of escape room games that are unique and specific to our curriculum.

Ms. Kelley
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plague Inc. The Board Game • Amazon Business $36.64 1 $36.64
Mattel Games Escape Room in a Box: the Werewolf Experiment Party Puzzle Game (500 Piece) • Amazon Business $28.49 1 $28.49
Spin Master Games - Escape Room The Game • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00
Think Fun Escape the Room Secret of Dr. Gravely's Retreat - An Escape Room Experience in a Box For Age 13 and Up • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
HDE Laser Eye Protection Safety Glasses for Green and Blue Lasers with Case (Red) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
LE Ultra Violet LED Flashlight/Blacklight, UV LED Flashlight, 9 LED 395nm, Pet Urine & Stain Detector, 3 AAA Batteries Included, Find Stains on Clothes, Carpet or Rugs • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Small Portable Lockable Box The ONLY 9 inch Lock + Box with Handle- Free Combination Lock to Secure Valuables • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Wordlock PL-004-BK 5-Dial Combination Padlock, Black • Amazon Business $8.84 1 $8.84
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Speed Dial Combination Lock, 2-1/8 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1500iD • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Master Lock Lockout Hasp, Vinyl Coated Steel Hasp, 1 in. Jaw Clearance, 420 • Amazon Business $3.90 2 $7.80
Master Lock 140D Solid Brass Keyed Different Padlock with 1-9/16-Inch Wide Body, 1/4-Inch Shackle • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57

Materials cost

$192.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$239.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.20

Total project goal

$281.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$281.33

3 Donors

-$259.22

Donations toward project cost

-$220.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.88

match offer

-$22.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$18.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.32

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$0.00

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