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Mrs. Teixeira from Patterson CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Games for Financial Literacy

My students need financial literacy board games that they can not only play in the classroom but they can take as home as well. This will encourage parent involvement.

  • $362 goal

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My Students

My students are from a high poverty area. Every day I see that these are very determined and intelligent students.

As a new teacher, I am still adding to my classroom.

By playing games such as a Monoploy and Life, it would give them real world experience. They would play these games in class and have fun while also learning about financial literacy. They will learn real life concepts such as savings and investments. I will allow these games to go home so they can play games with their families as well as learn financial literacy.

My Project

My students will use the board games both at school and at home. The students will be able to take them home with the canvas tote bags. This will encourage family involvement that promotes financial literacy as well as family bonding time. The game of Life and Monopoly teach students real life financial situations.

My students often do not have the funds to have a family game night at home.

By allowing these game boards to go home, this will encourage parents to play with their student. These board games are appropriate for 5th graders and will instill financial literacy in their minds while they are having fun!

Mrs. Teixeira
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT673 - Multiply, Divide & Conquer Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
The Game of Life - Amazon Exclusive • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
LC1279 - The Allowance Game® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
The Game of Life Junior Game • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Payday • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Monopoly Junior Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Exact Change (2Nd Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
12 Pack Canvas Tote Bags – Design Your Own Party Favor Pack Tote Canvas Bags by Big Mo’s Toys • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49

Materials cost

$250.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.18

Total project goal

$361.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.20

10 Donors

-$210.10

Donations toward project cost

-$183.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.40

match offer

-$145.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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