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Mrs. Fairchild from Humble TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Games for Brains!

Help me give my students logic games, brain teaser puzzles, LEGOs, and green screen props to inspire creative learning.

  • $614 goal

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My Students

My students are 21st-century learners who are constantly seeking knowledge. They are growing up in a fast paced informational world. Most of their day is spent inside a classroom in a sedentary way. When they are given opportunities to move around and stimulate their brains, they get energized and excited about the things they still have to learn. My students need STEM based learning resources. These tools will be used to challenge their creative thinking in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

My Project

My students are creative learners who are looking for fun ways to stretch their brains. I am asking for multiple games including iTrax Critical Thinking, Color Cubed Strategy Game , Shape by Shape Creative Patterns Game , 3D Brain Teaser Puzzles, and Cat Crimes Logic Game. My students will be able to explore the games independently for daily brain warm ups, and with groups to work on strategizeing and team building.

The resources from this project will provide limitless opportunities for my students to exercise their minds while engaging in unique learning tasks.

I am asking for several books including Brain Games for Clever Kids, Brain Teasers, and Difficult Riddles for Smart Kids to provide quick daily brain challenges that develop problem solving and critical thinking. Students will be able to collaborate with each other to discuss strategies for solving the problems and work together to be more efficient in the tasks as the year progresses. I am also requesting a presentation remote that will allow my students to shine a spotlight or magnifying glass on their digital presentation to make standing up in front of a crowd more fun and engaging.

Mrs. Fairchild
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WeDo 2.0 Core Set • LEGO Education $189.95 1 $189.95
Logitech Spotlight - presentation remote control • Best Buy Education $93.85 1 $93.85
ThinkFun Shape by Shape Creative Pattern Logic Game For Age 8 to Adult - Learn Logical Reasoning Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Photo Booth Props - Photo Booths for Parties - 18 Pc. Assorted Photo Booth Kit by Funny Party Hats • Amazon Business $27.74 1 $27.74
Learning Resources Color Cubed Strategy Game • Amazon Business $11.59 2 $23.18
TISSA 3D Brain Teaser, Wooden Puzzle Transformer Cube Robot Toy Multi-Color Tetris Twister Cube Toy • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Learning Resources iTrax Critical Thinking Game, 44 Pieces • Amazon Business $15.79 1 $15.79
ThinkFun Cat Crimes Logic Game and Brainteaser for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up - A Smart Game with a Fun Theme and Hilarious Artwork • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
ThinkFun Cat Crimes Logic Game and Brainteaser for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up - A Smart Game with a Fun Theme and Hilarious Artwork • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
ePhotoInc 6 x 9 Feet Cotton Chromakey Green Screen Muslin Backdrop Photo Photography Background G69 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Brain Games for Clever Kids: Puzzles to Exercise Your Mind • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
200 Brain Games for Kids ( Big Book Series ) • Amazon Business $7.60 1 $7.60
Difficult Riddles For Smart Kids: 300 Difficult Riddles And Brain Teasers Families Will Love (Books for Smart Kids) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Brain Teasers: Mind-boggling quizzes, trivia, and logic puzzles (Highlights™ Puzzlemania® Puzzle Pads) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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