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  • $314 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Goad
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Everyone Is A Winner! Yea! :)

My students need 8 games including Clue, Battleship, Sorry, Yahtzee, and Monopoly so as to build some terrific character skills.

I teach 2nd grade in a very small town in Oklahoma. I have approximately 16 students and our school is considered low-income.

Playing board games, even though not as talked about or as trendy as video games, online games and TV shows, are incredibly good for one's mental and physical health!

The games I've chosen are some of the oldest and best; Monopoly, Life, Clue, Operation and the sort. People who play board games already know that games helps create positive, social entertainment.

Strategy board games help build good critical thinking skills. Kids learn how to take turns, share and learn to wait for their turns which are terrific character building qualities. These social skills are very important as they begin interacting with other children as well as adults. Children need to have fun times with other children and a board game can provide the time to chill out and enjoy one another. Learning how to deal with winners and losers helps build self esteem. While playing board games, my students will learn how to begin to strategize and make decisions which affect the outcome of the game. My students work so hard and I think it would benefit them to have a reward such as a "Game Day" occassionally. By helping fund my project, you will help not only my class, but many other classes as well. Thank you so much for your support for education.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SORRY • Cannon Sports, Inc. $27.95 1 $27.95
OPERATION FOR 1 OR MORE PLAYERS AGES 6 AND UP • Cannon Sports, Inc. $27.45 1 $27.45
MONOPOLY • Cannon Sports, Inc. $25.45 1 $25.45
YAHTZEE BOARD GAME • Cannon Sports, Inc. $12.45 1 $12.45
GAME OF LIFE FOR 2 TO 6 PLAYERS AGES 9 TO ADULT • Cannon Sports, Inc. $34.75 1 $34.75
Jenga • Cannon Sports, Inc. $23.45 1 $23.45
BATTLESHIP • Cannon Sports, Inc. $26.75 1 $26.75
CLUE GAME • Cannon Sports, Inc. $26.75 1 $26.75

Materials cost

$205.00

Vendor shipping charges

$20.50

State sales tax

$9.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$257.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.41

Total project goal

$313.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$313.41

4 Donors

-$150.85

Donations toward project cost

-$128.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.63

match offer

-$151.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$124.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation and 4 other donors.

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