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Mrs. Bearden from Old Fort NC is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Friendships: Connect, Play, Grow

Help me give my students tools to build social skills through play and fun.

  • $410 goal

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My Students

Our students come to us with many life stories and are excited to share who they are with us and the world. Our school community is located in the foothills of Western North Carolina. Our students are primarily from lower income homes making us a Title 1 school. Our community loves and supports our students, teachers and families. We strive each day to meet the diverse needs of each of our students so that they feel loved, connected, and ready to learn so that they may find success today and in the future.

My Project

The games in this project provide opportunities for students to practice social skills through play. Students learn how to take turns, win and loose respectfully, encourage others, and self advocate while building friendships and using their imaginations. The selection of items provides opportunities for both structured and unstructured activities for students to use during social skills groups and lunch times. Through these games, children will practice social-emotional learning skills which impacts all areas of development.

"Play is often talked about as a relief from serious learning, but for children play is serious learning-Play is really the work of childhood." ~Fred Rogers

Mrs. Bearden
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pidoko Kids Skylar Dollhouse with 20 Pcs Furniture, 5 Dolls and a Pet Dog • Amazon Business $89.95 1 $89.95
Magna-Tiles 32-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles for Kids, Creativity and Educational Building Toys for Children, STEM Approved • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Hape Quadrilla Race to The Finish Marble Run • Amazon Business $20.60 1 $20.60
Peaceable Kingdom Feed The Woozle Preschool Skills Builder Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Peaceable Kingdom Dinosaur Escape Award Winning Cooperative Game of Logic and Luck for Kids • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Peaceable Kingdom Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game Emotional Development Cooperative Game for Kids • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Toddler & Preschool Board Game • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Guess Who? Board Game • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
gofindit - Outdoor Nature Scavenger Hunt Card Game for Families • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Spot It! Camping • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
Hasbro Gaming Porcupine Pop Game for Kids Ages 4 & Up • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
Pressman Amazon Exclusive Bonus Edition Let's Go Fishin' - Includes Lucky Ducks Make-A-Match Game! • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hoyle Kid's 6 in 1 Fun Pack- Card Games • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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