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Ms. Wiseman from Trenton NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gaming Our Way to Financial Literacy

My students need board games and books to learn about financial literacy!

  • $498 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Si se puede" is the slogan we have in my transitional bilingual classroom in Trenton, New Jersey. By providing opportunities for students of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds, these curious learners can believe that their goals are possible to achieve.

All my students have immigrated to the United States to access both the economic and educational advantages that exist here.

Their limited English proficiency is not limiting their desire to learn. They are eager to learn the required curriculum as they are developing their skills in the English language.

These students have been in the country for no more than three years and most have been here for less than a year. It is important that they participate in engaging and authentic activities to acquire their new language with confidence. As their teacher, I strive to provide them with an educational environment that fosters this growth!

My Project

My students need to learn about financial literacy. To create enthusiasm for the subject while teaching money management skills, I plan to use board games and storybooks. Board Games like Life, Monopoly, and Pay Day will help students learn money concepts while having fun. While the storybooks will bring in concepts of money management in the stories students read.

The selection of board games and books will give students choice and encourages independence in learning important money management concepts that are necessary for them to master so they can become financially responsible adults.

These games will also teach valuable social skills in the classroom.

Ms. Wiseman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stock Exchange Game • Amazon Business $40.00 1 $40.00
Daytrader: A Financial Board Game • Amazon Business $38.39 1 $38.39
Key to the Front Door • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Dave Ramsey's ACT Your Wage! Board Game • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Learning Advantage 4608 Managing My Allowance Game, Grade: 3, 8.5" Height, 2.5" Width, 9" Length • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Learning Resources Buy It Right Shopping Game • Amazon Business $22.79 1 $22.79
Financial Peace Junior Kit: Teaching Kids How to Win With Money • Amazon Business $22.46 1 $22.46
The Game of Life - Amazon Exclusive • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Anti-Monopoly • Amazon Business $18.69 1 $18.69
The Triple Challenge Board Game-Sharing Saving Spending Smart Money Choices by Kid Capital • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Learning Resources Money Bags Coin Value Game • Amazon Business $16.34 1 $16.34
Payday • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur Collection: Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur; Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur and the Stink Spectacular; Billy Sure Kid ... Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur and the Best Test • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Monopoly Classic Game • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Grandpa Beck's Cover Your Assets • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Kidpreneurs: Young Entrepreneurs With Big Ideas! • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Finance 101 for Kids: Money Lessons Children Cannot Afford to Miss • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000: Earn! Save! Invest! • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
Exact Change (2Nd Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Net Worth, the FUN Money Game • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94

Materials cost

$387.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$422.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.64

Total project goal

$497.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$497.58

1 Donor

-$99.52

Donations toward project cost

-$84.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.93

match offer

-$398.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$338.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.71

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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