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Mr. Lopez from Sylmar CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Games Keep the Rain Away! (Title 1)

My students need educational board games to use during rainy day indoor recess.

  • $439 goal

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My Students

My students are wonderful hardworking 5th graders that live in a low socioeconomic community in California. Even though they're up against the odds, they show up every day eager to learn and work. My students are still at an age where they are passionate about learning and curious about the world. Being from a poor community, many of my students aren't given the opportunity to learn through play. This is evident on rainy days. On rainy days, my students have to stay indoors during recess and lunch. I have a minimal supply of games for my students to play. Unfortunately, our school isn't able to provide them with the resources they need either because of budget restrictions. I believe that students need time to play and socialize throughout the day in order to perform better during school.

My Project

During rainy days my students have to stay in class. I want to give them the opportunity to have a brain break by playing these board games during recess on rainy days. When students aren't give the opportunity to play, they tend to be distracted during classwork. These games will give all of my students options on what they want to play. We currently don't have any games to play during rainy days. These games, such as Monopoly and Headbanz, are educational and will help them work on their social and language skills. They will also teach my students to use different strategies and think critically. All of these games will teach my students cooperative play and problem solving.

Mr. Lopez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind Kanoodle Game Collection • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Game of The States, Can You Sell The Most From Coast To Coast? Game Board Game • Amazon Business $15.65 2 $31.30
Mancala Game • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
The Oregon Trail Card Game by Pressman Toy • Amazon Business $21.58 1 $21.58
Educational Insights Blurt! • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
The Game of Life - Amazon Exclusive • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Educational Board Game - Scabs and Guts - The Medical Fact Based Board Game • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
Continuum Games Checkers, One Size • Amazon Business $8.27 2 $16.54
Marvel Hedbanz Board Game • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Battleship with Planes Amazon Exclusive • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Apples to Apples Junior - The Game of Crazy Combinations! – Styles May Vary • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
Monopoly Classic Game • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Trouble Game • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Candy Land The World of Sweets Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $11.27 1 $11.27
Sorry! 2013 Edition Game • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Clue Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Uno Card Game • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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