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Ms. Ramirez from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Is Fun

Help me give my students the motivation they need in math by providing them with game boards.

  • $388 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach underprivileged bilingual students. My students are from a Title I school where all students get free lunch due to a low-income area. Most are limited English learners that are adjusting to American life. I enjoy teaching them because I am able to connect to their upbringing and families. Our school was recently reopened this school year after being closed for two years due to low enrollment. We had many meetings and neighborhood walks to encourage our families to sign up for our school. In my classroom, I love how my students enjoy friendly competitions with each other as we are learning by the use of games.

My Project

My students will be engaged while learning. Why you asked? I love using game boards and puzzles to get students motivated while working in an activity and I'm requesting Connect 4, Charades for Kids, and a Classic Games Set.

Imagine as Frida sits at my table during small group instruction learning fractions.

She is attentive and on task. It is her turn to show me what she learned. She works diligently and gets her work correct. Her reward is getting a turn in tic-tac-toe. Jose seeing this motivates him to do well so he can get a turn. Jorge seeing this also gets motivated and asks questions since he has difficulty solving the problem.

Through games, I have found that students are more engaged.

I also am asking for canvas panels, tissue paper squares, and white cardstock for other fun projects.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Connect 4 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 5 $76.30
Classic Games Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $62.06 1 $62.06
Canvas Panel 8"x10" • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.66 20 $53.20
Cardstock 8.5" x 11" - 100 Sheets • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.95 2 $37.90
Tic Tac Toe • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.26 5 $31.30
Charades for Kids • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
4" Tissue Paper Squares - 500 Pieces • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.26 2 $12.52
White Card Stock (100 Sheets) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.06 1 $8.06

Materials cost

$294.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$329.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.10

Total project goal

$387.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$387.32

2 Donors

-$269.00

Donations toward project cost

-$228.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.35

match offer

-$118.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.75

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$0.00

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