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Ms. A. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning through Play

The cost of a variety of games, including Connect Four, Sorry!, Trouble, Memory, and Candy Land, craft materials, and puzzles from Lakeshore Learning is $526, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $542 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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Remember when school used to have playtime? It was a time where you worked on puzzles or games and learned how to interact appropriately with your peers. It was a time when all of your hard (academic) work for the week was celebrated and rewarded. It was a time when you felt successful just being a kid. I have decided to bring back play in my first grade classroom. I teach in an inclusion setting in a low-income school. Many of my students are not intrinsically motivated to learn reading or math because of specific learning disabilities. Meanwhile, most of my students need help with their social skills and ability to work (or play) cooperatively. I want to reward my students hard work, and open up natural space for social skills instruction, by setting aside a time each Friday dedicated to games and crafts. This is where you come in. I need a variety of games, materials, and puzzles so that a class of 26 students can enjoy "fun Friday" activities.

Ms. A.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT274 - Classroom Collage Box • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
LX9950 - Craft Butcher Paper Roll • Lakeshore Learning $37.50 1 $37.50
AA342 - Washable Fingerpaint Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $29.00 1 $29.00
PX2020 - Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $27.00 1 $27.00
GG350 - Washable People Colors? Liquid Tempera A • Lakeshore Learning $27.00 1 $27.00
PA657 - Sorry! Game • Lakeshore Learning $23.95 1 $23.95
MB4430 - Connect Four Game • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
BJ9610X - Glitter Jumbo Jars - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
MB835 - Trouble Game • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
FK214 - The Rainbow Fish Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning $14.99 1 $14.99
FK213 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning $14.99 1 $14.99
FK573 - Clifford Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning $14.99 1 $14.99
LC564 - Felt • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
MB953 - Candy Land Game • Lakeshore Learning $11.50 1 $11.50
CF954 - Memory Game • Lakeshore Learning $10.50 1 $10.50
MB328 - Chutes and Ladders Game • Lakeshore Learning $10.50 1 $10.50
GT281 - Alphabet Photo Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
KW5851 - Art Tissue Paper - 100 Sheets • Lakeshore Learning $8.50 1 $8.50
LC383 - People Colors? Craft Paper • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 1 $5.95
RA166 - Best-Buy Beginner?s Brushes - 10 Co • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 1 $5.95
LC227 - People Colors? Markers - Single Set of 1 • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 1 $5.95

Materials cost

$378.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$443.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.43

Total project goal

$541.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$541.26

5 Donors

-$482.99

Donations toward project cost

-$444.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$59.39

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$0.00

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