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Mr. Jones from Salinas CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Family Time!

Help me give my students ways to keep their minds active and interating!

  • $599 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the most resilient, energetic, and inspiring young people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Many of them come from single-parent homes, most qualify for free or reduced-price lunch at our Title I school, and a large number of them have had to endure homelessness. They are also leaders and role models for the younger siblings they help care for while parents are at work.

Regardless of the struggles that they may face, my students still find a way to show up to class smiling every single day.

They are excited about their future and all of the possibilities that await them. While they are aware, it will take a lot of work and dedication to get there. I have never met a more capable group of young people.

My Project

While our students are being kept at home, through this distance learning, many are struggling to express themselves. Many are finding it difficult to be happy. With these arts & crafts and games, our students will be able to enjoy their distance learning while engaging their families in a full family fun time. An easy way to take their minds off of the times we are facing. Through the use of these materials, our students will be able to interact with their families, communicating, thinking logically, expressing themselves, allowing them to be creative. The stacking blocks, art sand, and string art will all our students to explore the subjects covered in online class. From geometry shape exploring to kinetic energy, our students will get hands-on experience. The empowering games will allow our students to work on their English language all while taking charge of their emotions. This is a simple but effective way to not only keep our families together but build a stronger bond that goes beyond the classroom.

Mr. Jones
Grades 6-8
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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CBT 123: The Hilariously Fun Game That Empowers Kids and Teens to Take Charge of Their Thoughts, Actions, and Emotions - Updated Version $15.99 10 $159.90
Lewo Wooden Stacking Board Games Building Blocks for Kids - 48 Pieces $13.99 10 $139.90
Kinetic Sand, Castle Containers 10-Color Pack for Kids Aged 3 and Up, Multicolor $19.99 3 $59.97
Made By Me Create Your Own Sand Art by Horizon Group USA, DIY Kit Includes 4 Sand Bottles & 2 Pendent Bottles with 8 Bright Sand Colors, Designing Tool & More. Multicolored $11.50 3 $34.50
Klutz String Art Book Kit $11.69 2 $23.38
Crayola Epic Book of Awesome, All-in-One Coloring Book Set, 288 Pages, Kids Indoor Activities, Gift $4.99 3 $14.97

Materials cost

$432.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.77

Total project goal

$598.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$598.46

2 Donors

-$598.46

Donations toward project cost

-$508.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.77

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$0.00

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