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Ms. Donald from Stockton CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Games Club for Social Skills!

Help me give my students board games to help them work on social skills and manners during our Games Club. Kids use games like the Gears! Gizmo set, Exploding Kittens, and Yeti or Not to help learn how to work cooperatively.

  • $253 goal

This project expired on April 5, 2019.

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My Students

My students are in grades 1st through 8th! They all come from various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our school has a full-inclusion special education program, which means that our Special Day Class students are all fully mainstreamed into the general education program. This is a great opportunity for our students to learn kindness and compassion.

Many of our students don't have the basic necessities for life, so our school strives to provide students with everything they need for a safe, happy, healthy life.

My Project

Twice a week at lunch recess, the school counselor and I run a Games Club for grades 1-8. Any student is welcome to come in and join in on a board game, legos or gears. The counselor and I facilitate game play, emphasizing good social skills and manners. Anywhere from 10-40 kids come in for Games Club on any given day.

Many students express how they've never played board games before.

Games like Dos, and Don't Break the Ice teach good turn taking skills, patience and conversation skills that many students lack today.

Help us help our kiddos become socially competent, well-rounded students!

Ms. Donald
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Gizmos Building Set, 83 Pieces • Amazon Business $27.29 1 $27.29
Spin Master Games Quick Cups • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Exploding Kittens Card Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Fat Brain Toys Yeti or Not • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Pressman Toys Diary of a Wimpy Kid 10 Second Challenge • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Hasbro Perfection Game • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Don't Break the Ice Game • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Classic Operation Game • Amazon Business $11.83 1 $11.83
Catch Phrase Game • Amazon Business $11.20 1 $11.20
HedBanz Game, Family Guessing Game - Edition may vary • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dos Tin Card Game [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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