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Ms. Curry from Compton CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Can Be Fun

Help me give my students a way to learn through fun with learning games and materials.

  • $446 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from California and they participate in a behavior program called STEP. This program gives children with a variety of behavioral needs access to education while improving their behavior deficits. This program provide an opportunity to learn and thrive within the district in their own community.

My energetic third through fifth graders enter the classroom ready to learn, discover, and explore.

Unfortunately, due to their behavioral needs they are easily deterred by distractions which causes negative behavior to escalate. At the STEP program we use a point system based on positivity to promote positive behavior. Using this method requires the use of tangible rewards and treats as well as fun games during free time.

At the STEP program we encourage sharing, cooperative grouping, and social interactions. The combination provides a strong sense of school community where teachers know all of the children as well as teaching students how to be a part of a school community appropriately.

Teaching these amazing students has been tough but rewarding. They are truly dedicated to becoming productive citizens and learning to manage their behavioral needs with learned coping mechanisms.

My Project

These learning games and hands on materials will make learning and practicing skills interactive and fun. Often times students in my classroom complain that they are bored. These exciting, engaging materials will add fun and excitement to the classroom which will promote a love of learning. These materials will further allow my students to explore what they have already learned through games while also acquiring new skills. It always amazes me how students say they can’t read but will read the directions to a game and comprehend what is expected of them. When their little light shine they get excited and so do I. Help me give them experiences through movement and fun.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hot Dots® Talking Pen, Set Of 6 • AKJ Education $54.74 2 $109.48
Light 'N' Strike Math® Game • AKJ Education $35.99 1 $35.99
Liquid Measurement Set • AKJ Education $25.54 1 $25.54
Rubik's Cube 3 x 3 • AKJ Education $9.49 2 $18.98
Fraction City • AKJ Education $17.51 1 $17.51
Scrabble Slam Card Game • AKJ Education $8.75 2 $17.50
Tile Lock Scrabble • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Rush Hour • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Fun With Magnets • AKJ Education $12.78 1 $12.78
Math Games: Skill-Based Practice for Fourth Grade • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Fun and Games: Planning a Perfect Party: Division • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Take 'N Play Anywhere Tic Tac Toe Magnetic Game • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hot Dots® Math Flash Cards Telling Time • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Math Dice Jr. • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Take 'N' Play Anywhere Checkers • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56

Materials cost

$315.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$378.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.81

Total project goal

$445.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$445.42

1 Donor

-$445.42

Donations toward project cost

-$378.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.81

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$0.00

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