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Ms. Murphy from Franklin IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Games for Social Growth

My students need games to practice social skills with their peers. Telestrations is a great example of a game that requires social understanding and communication.

  • $157 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a special education teacher with the high school. I teach social skills courses for students who struggle with peers, teachers, behaviors, and social interaction of all kinds. These students have amazing personalities, but sometimes struggle to show them.

Practice makes progress.

Each student's practice involves lots of time, energy and resources. I am strongly invested in their ability to be successful. It's amazing to watch a student who has struggled with socializing to be able to make friends independently!

My Project

Each day, my students come to my class for a lesson on social skills or cultural themes that influence them. When we finish our lesson, I always leave about half the class period to talk with them about their social needs or to practice social skills through game play, puzzles, and general conversation. I can guide students through difficult situations they face and give them support while they attempt to learn something new.

My students have amazing personalities but sometimes experience barriers in social situations which cause their words and actions to be misinterpreted.

When we play games together, I can identify some of the challenges that cause them to struggle with peers and guide them to a new way to interact.

Ms. Murphy
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
USAopoly Telestrations Original 8 Player Board Game | #1 LOL Party Game | Play with your friends and Family | Hilarious Game for All Ages | The Telephone Game Sketched Out • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
What? Party Game - Answer Silly Questions & Guess Who Said What - The Ultimate Laugh Out Loud Board Game (Features 288 Questions, Ages 18+) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
North Star Games Say Anything Family Game | Card Game with Fun Get to Know Questions • Amazon Business $14.46 1 $14.46
PlayMonster 5 Second Rule • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
HedBanz Game - Edition may vary • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97

Materials cost

$101.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.50

Total project goal

$156.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$156.66

3 Donors

-$156.66

Donations toward project cost

-$133.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.50

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$0.00

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