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Ms. Hold from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Games to Reach Aims

Help me give my students additional resources to improve essential visual-perceptual and cognitive skills in order to enhance their reading and writing abilities.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As an occupational therapist working in a community middle and high school, my students come from diverse backgrounds. Their diagnoses vary as well and include Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficit Disorder, other rare syndromes, as well as varied learning disabilities.

Many of my students struggle with basic tasks including: feeding, dressing, socialization, writing and reading.

Despite their struggles, my students are hard working, dedicated, and motivated and they strive to improve their skills and abilities every day.

My Project

Games are one of the many tools that I use to help my students achieve their goals. Many standard games have therapeutic benefits for the participant(s), and help promote cognitive and visual perceptual/motor skills (among other age appropriate developmental skills).

While participating in games, my students also have the opportunity to work on socialization skills with a peer(s).

Turn taking, adhering to the rules of the game, asking questions and/or working collaboratively in teams are some of the examples of the social skills they get to practice.

These games will be additional resources for my students to work on improving the foundation skills necessary to promote academic achievement and socialization.

Ms. Hold
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SmartGames Castle Logix Wooden Cognitive Skill-Building Puzzle Game featuring 48 Playful Challenges for Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Otrio LE – Strategy-Based Board Game • Amazon Business $22.03 1 $22.03
Othello Classic Game (2 Player) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
ThinkFun Swish - A Fun Transparent Card Game and Toy of the Year Nominee For Age 8 and Up • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Rubik's Race Game, Head To Head Fast Paced Tile Shifting Board Game Based On The Rubiks Cubeboard, for Family, Adults and Kids Ages 7 and Up • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
I Spy Spooky Mansion • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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