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Mr. McFarland from Lexington NE is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning through Games!

Help me give my students the opportunity to expand our students' social skills and academic skills through playing games. Our students have not experienced the fun and excitement of sitting down playing board games.

  • $743 goal

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My Students

We have the best students! We are a Title 1 school where 80% of our students receive Free & Reduced price lunch. Currently 50% of our students are English Language Learners.

Our diversity is our strength at our school!

We have students and families from around the globe who come here to become life long learners and build the necessary skills to be successful in life! Our students love learning. At our school, for many students this is their first exposure to learning and academic skills.

My Project

During our expanded small group times and indoor recess times we will use these activities to focus on social skills including, sharing, turn-taking, self-awareness, responsibility, kindness and others as well as using the content of the activities to focus on mathematics and language arts skills.

The students will have the opportunity to play these games while at the same time develop the skills of being able to interact with others in a positive and kind way.

The materials will be used on a daily basis to expand our academic learning, currently only done through our curriculum and text book materials. All students will a have an opportunity to participate in using these materials on weekly and/or daily basis.

Mr. McFarland
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698 Build Your Own Creative Toys, Kids Building Kit (790 Pieces) • Amazon Business $47.99 4 $191.96
Sequence Numbers • Amazon Business $21.58 4 $86.32
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $7.19 8 $57.52
Learning Resources Sum Swamp Game, Addition/Subtraction, Early Math Skills, 8 Pieces, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $13.29 4 $53.16
Hasbro Gaming Candy Land Kingdom Of Sweet Adventures Board Game For Kids Ages 3 & Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
Stages Learning Materials Picture Memory Animal Card Real Photo Concentration Game, Red, Size 5 x 3 • Amazon Business $7.66 4 $30.64
Hasbro Hi Ho! Cherry-O Board Game for 2 to 4 Players Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Sorry! Game • Amazon Business $7.49 4 $29.96
Mattel UNO Original Playing Card Game • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96

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