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Mrs. Gunderson from Lancaster OH is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Ourselves Through Games and Art!

Help me give my students activities to share with their friends and fellow students during our social/emotional group time where we focus not only on bettering ourselves but bettering our larger community.

  • $407 goal

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My Students

I teach at a K-5 elementary school. I work with students in grades three, four, and five in small groups for reading and math. Many of the students I work with need extra help with skills. They love opportunities to engage in centers and hands-on activities that allow them to practice and review skills in fun and challenging ways. Sometimes I work with students who need help beyond academics, sometimes this means having a safe place and an adult to talk to.

The kids I work with are incredible students who just want to be able to learn and grow towards their learning goals.

We try to incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, independent work and skill help to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

My Project

The board games listed will help students in small groups to practice social and emotional skills work and cooperate with each other and a teacher. Social skill groups are small groups led by an adult who teaches the kids how to interact appropriately with others their age. They can help kids learn conversational, friendship and problem-solving skills. They can also be useful in teaching kids to control their emotions and understand other people’s perspectives.

Most of these meetings include a chance for kids to role-play or practice social skills and to get feedback.

Paints and canvas' allow us to come up with creative ways to express ourselves and our feelings. Our paintings will help us decorate our school and bring color and joy into the lives of our fellow students.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAINT TEMPERA STICKS PLAYCOLOR ASST THIN MATTE SET OF 144 • School Specialty $182.53 1 $182.53
BOARD CANVAS 15X20 PACK OF 15 • School Specialty $41.10 1 $41.10
GAME HUNGRY HUNGRY HIPPOS • School Specialty $21.86 1 $21.86
GAME CHUTES AND LADDERS • School Specialty $10.93 1 $10.93
GAME HI-HO CHERRY-O • School Specialty $10.93 1 $10.93
GAME YAHTZEE • School Specialty $10.43 1 $10.43
GAME CHECKERS • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96

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