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Mrs. Nor from Lake Geneva WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's More Than Just Fun and Games!

My students need engaging and developmentally appropriate games such as Scramble Squares puzzles, Scramble Games, chess, and checkers that will foster social and emotional learning opportunities.

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing fourth grade students are passionate about learning. They begin each day energized and ready to work hard to achieve their goals. Students in our classroom community come from very diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, many of which are well-below poverty levels and learning English as a second language.

My students are all striving to achieve the same goals: finding their passion, persevering to achieve their goals, and building strong character that will enable them to be respectful citizens in their community.

My Project

The games and logic puzzles we hope to add to our classroom are far more than just fun and games. These hands-on, developmentally appropriate games will give students the opportunity to be engaged in developmentally appropriate games that will further develop their social and emotional well-being.

Specifically, our class will use the Scramble Squares puzzles, Scramble Games, Chess, and Checkers games to strengthen our problem-solving skills and learn how to work cooperatively with others.

We will use the Tangrams, Izzi Game, and Logic games to bring our Geometry Unit to life and provide students with valuable opportunities to work in small, cooperative groups to accomplish a common goal. Lastly, I will use the picture books listed as a literature connection to working cooperatively and math concepts.

When games are developmentally appropriate, they challenge students to not only apply valuable core and content concepts, but also provide a safe opportunity for students to further develop social and emotional skills. Students need safe opportunities to learn how to work cooperatively and the materials in this wish list will enable my students to further develop important life skills.

Mrs. Nor
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights MathShark • Amazon Business $35.95 2 $71.90
Think Fun Shape by Shape Creative Pattern Logic Game For Age 8 to Adult - Learn Logical Reasoning Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Multiplication and Division Three-Corner® Flash Cards • Amazon Business $8.58 5 $42.90
Classic Tangoes • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Learning Resources Brights! Tangrams Class Pack • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Scramble Squares Hot Air Balloons 9 Piece Challenging Puzzle - Ultimate Brain Teaser and Mind Game for Young and Senior Alike - Engaging and Creative With Beautiful Artwork - By B.Dazzle • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
TREND enterprises, Inc. Zoom! Learning Game • Amazon Business $8.79 2 $17.58
Battleship with Planes Amazon Exclusive • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Scramble Squares Planets 9 Piece Challenging Puzzle - Ultimate Brain Teaser and Mind Game for Young and Senior Alike - Engaging and Creative With Beautiful Artwork - By B.Dazzle • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Think Fun Shape by Shape Creative Pattern Logic Game For Age 8 to Adult - Learn Logical Reasoning Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
B.Dazzle Scramble Squares: Kittens • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Hasbro Scrabble Crossword Game • Amazon Business $13.87 1 $13.87
B.Dazzle Scramble Squares: Penguins • Amazon Business $13.62 1 $13.62
ETA hand2mind Plastic Fraction Dominoes Game (Set of 30) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Tangram Game Travel games 176 Magnetic Puzzle and Questions Build Animals People Objects with 7 Simple Magnetic Colorful Shapes Kid Adult Challenge IQ Educational Book【2 set of Tangrams】 • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.26 1 $10.26
RUNNOW 3 In 1 Magnet Chess & Checkers & Backgammon 9.3 Inches Folding Chess Board • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Grandfather Tang's Story (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Think Fun Izzi Puzzle - Builds Thinking Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Think Fun Izzi Puzzle - Builds Thinking Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Continuum Games Checkers, One Size • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Learning Resources Tangrams Smart Pack • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63

Materials cost

$448.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.66

Total project goal

$571.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$571.06

2 Donors

-$190.35

Donations toward project cost

-$161.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.55

match offer

-$380.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$323.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.11

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$0.00

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