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Mrs. Nonaka from Kealakekua HI is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Indoor Recess Fun!

My students need indoor recess games to play when the air quality outside is not safe.

  • $648 goal

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My Students

The students that I have the privilege to teach are amazing! They are thinkers, creators, innovators, and problem solvers. These students are tomorrow's leaders, and it is critical that they are given experiences and are exposed to new technologies, so that they can practice their STEM skills.

They are curious and are always eager to learn and try new things.

Students come from very diverse backgrounds, but all have hearts of gold. Our school is rural with moderate to high poverty. The concept of family and working together are big themes in my classroom. Students are constantly put in situations that require getting along with and working together to solve problems.

My Project

We live in one of the most beautiful places on earth and are able to spend many of our days outside in the fresh air. My students love to be outside playing games with their classmates and friends. However, we live on an active volcano. Although we are a distance away from the actual lava, we are still feeling the effects of poor air quality (elevated traces of SO2 particles in the air).

On days full of vog and high levels of SO2 present ("red days"), students are forced to stay indoors.

On these days, I want to ensure that my students are still able to socialize with their friends and enjoy their "free time." I also want to maximize their learning opportunities and continue to teach social skills, taking turns, following directions, and problem solving. By having a selection of board games and logic puzzles, my students can stay safe indoors and still get to enjoy their recess time.

Mrs. Nonaka
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guess Who? Board Game • Amazon Business $16.89 3 $50.67
Rubik's Race Game • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
WE Games Replacement Glass Mancala Stones in Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.50 6 $39.00
Hasbro Trouble Game • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Mattel Games UNO Card Game Tin • Amazon Business $12.00 3 $36.00
SmartGames IQ 3-Pack - IQ Twist, IQ Fit, IQ Link • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.77 3 $26.31
Winning Moves Games Rubik's Cube • Amazon Business $8.69 3 $26.07
Hasbro Rubik's Cube • Amazon Business $6.79 3 $20.37
Travel Magic Forest • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Sleeping Queens 10th Anniversary Tin Card Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
12 Decks (6 Red/6 Blue) Wide-Size, Regular Index Playing Cards Set - Plastic-Coated, Classic Poker Size by Brybelly • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
HedBanz Game - Edition may vary • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Gamewright Slamwich Collector's Edition Tin • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Hasbro Pie Face • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Emojinks Emoji Card Games For Families - Fun Card Game For kids Emoji Party Toys Gifts For Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Sushi Go! - The Pick and Pass Card Game • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Travel Busy Bugs • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Smart Games Penguins Parade Magnetic Travel Puzzle Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
SmartGames Brain Cheeser • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
University Games Rubik's Battle Card Game (Tin) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
SmartGames IQ Puzzler Pro • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
SmartGames DeDuckTion • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Gamewright Chomp • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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