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Mrs. Jain from San Ramon CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun While Learning?...Yes!

Help me give my students STEAM and SEL board games and activities to connect with another.

  • $638 goal

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My Project

At the end of the day, my students are longing to connect with each other and relax. These games and activities will allow my students to take their minds off of life's pressure and enjoy just being a kid.

After a long day of engaged learning, my eighth graders deserve to disconnect from technology, release themselves from academic pressures, and have some classic fun.

Our class has designated times for students to choose something non-academic (traditionally speaking) to work on that allows for them to focus on their social emotional learning and wellness. This could look like coloring, basketball, yoga, dancing, puzzles, trivia, etc. My class has chosen unanimously to create a class-wide board game club because they feel that they are lacking time to just play as they get older. These days, playtime looks more like video games or sports/activities... and less like playing games with friends and family. I'm so proud of them for coming up with this idea!

Middle school can be a challenging time, both socially and emotionally. These games have activities that engage logic, math, art, connection, and perspective. I look forward to watching my students play the screens!

Thank you for your consideration!

Mrs. Jain
Grades 6-8

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Azul Board Game - Strategy Board Game, Mosaic Tile Placement Game, Family Board Game for Adults and Kids, Ages 8 and up, 2-4 Players, Average Playtime 30-45 Minutes, Made by Next Move Games • Amazon Business $31.99 2 $63.98
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Brain Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up: Toy of the Year Award Winner • Amazon Business $29.60 1 $29.60
Mattel Blokus Game • Amazon Business $28.89 1 $28.89
Bob Ross Art of Chill Board Game • Blick Art Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Mindware Qwirkle Board Game Grades Kindergarten - 6 (MWA32016W) • Staples $24.49 1 $24.49
Pressman Chess Board Game Pack of 3 (PRE112412-3) • Staples $22.56 1 $22.56
Mattel Uno Original and Uno Flip Card Games, Combo Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Hasbro Gaming Taboo Classic Game, Party Word Guessing Game for Adults and Teens, Board Game for 4+ Players Ages 13 and Up • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
DO YOU EVEN KNOW MATH? The Ultimate Mental Math Game for Kids 8+, Teens and Adults • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Monopoly Deal Quick-Playing Card Game for Families, Kids Ages 8 and Up and 2-5 Players • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Hasbro Gaming The Game of Life Game, Family Board Game for 2-4 Players, Indoor Game for Kids Ages 8 and Up, Pegs Come in 6 Colors • Amazon Business $19.71 1 $19.71
Mattel Games Pictionary Board Game, Drawing Game for Kids, Adults and Game Night with Dry Erase Markers and Boards • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Mattel Games Apples to Apples Junior Kids Game, Card Game for Family Night with Kid-Friendly Words to Make Crazy Combinations (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Battleship With Planes Strategy Board Game For Ages 7 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Tile Lock Scrabble • AKJ Education $16.79 1 $16.79
Hasbro Gaming Battleship Game Retro Series 1967 Edition • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Indie Boards and Cards Coup (The Dystopian Universe) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Hasbro Jenga Classic Game with Genuine Hardwood Blocks,Stacking Tower Game for 1 or More Players,Kids Ages 6 and Up • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Hasbro Gaming Chutes and Ladders Board Game for 2 to 4 Players Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
JoyCat 100 16mm 6 Sided Dice Set Standard Game Dice Kids for Board Games Dice Games Math Dice for Classroom with Storage Bucket Opaque 10 Colors • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mattel Games, Skip-BO Card Games for Ages +7, Card sequencying Family Game from UNO Creators, 52370 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Tic-Tac-Toe • Teachers' School Supply $6.49 1 $6.49
Hasbro Gaming Clue Card Game,3-4 Player Strategy Game,Travel Games,Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Kids Ages 8 and Up • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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