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Mrs. Nichols from Smithfield NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's Raining, It's Pouring! Indoor Recess Is Too Boring!

Help me give my students board games for structured indoor recess options that teach strategy and collaboration!

  • $178 goal

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My Students

I teach at a public charter school in the town where I grew up. Since we are a charter school, we have students K-12 who drive as much as 45+ minutes each day to expand their knowledge. My homeroom is filled with 25 highly-energetic, sweet, and inquisitive 3rd-grade​ minds, and I see a total of 75 of these sweet children each day for their science and social studies block.

My students are at the perfect age; they still want to be silly, please adults, and do fun things.

This is my first year teaching and my students have already taught me so much about patience, compassion, organization, and setting realistic goals. I have always heard that "each child in your class was placed there by God for a specific purpose" and I am thankful for all the lessons my children have taught me so far and for those that I will learn throughout the year.

My Project

My 3rd graders are highly energetic individuals who thrive from constant stimulation. Our schedule puts recess at the end of the day when they are tired from all the learning they have done, so this time gives them a chance to unwind before going home.

My students look forward to recess time after a full day of learning and by providing them with a structured way to unwind when weather conditions prevent us from going outside for recess.

By obtaining board games like Monopoly jr, Scrabble Jr​, and checkers, my students will work on collaboration, financial, communication, and strategy skills.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRAIN GAMES KIDS - Warning! This Game Will Blow Your Mind! • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Blokus Strategy Game • Amazon Business $15.23 1 $15.23
Hasbro Battleship Board Game with Planes, Ages 7 and up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Lewo Wooden Stacking Board Games Building Blocks for Kids - 48 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Monopoly Junior Board Game, Ages 5 and up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Clue Junior Game • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Hasbro Scrabble Junior Game • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Continuum Games Checkers, One Size • Amazon Business $7.24 1 $7.24

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