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Mrs. Benson from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning through Play

My students need games and puzzles to support socialization during indoor recess.

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an amazing group of 1st-graders, at a high poverty, inner city public school in Indiana.

The majority of my first graders are on the free or reduced breakfast and lunch program.

I have students who are from single income families or being raised by grandparents. They are very diverse in their backgrounds and represent many cultures. They are eager to engage in learning. They have such inquisitive minds. My students know how high my expectations are for each one of them!

My Project

My students need games that encourage teamwork and social skills. The games will provide students opportunities to interact socially through games. Students will be able to have brain breaks with the games during inclement weather. The games will encourage all students to develop verbal and social skills. First grade students are often exposed to indoor recess games for the first time. They are interacting with their peers while enjoying engaging games such as HedBanz and Hungry Hungry Hippos. The students are able to build relationships with their first grade peers while exploring games. Through your donations they will be able to have the experience of indoor recess games and puzzles.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guess Who? Game Retro Series 1988 Edition • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Hungry Hungry Hippos • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
The Game of Life Junior Game • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Monopoly Junior Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Scrabble Junior Game • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
HedBanz Game - Edition may vary • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug USA Map Floor Puzzle (51 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Melissa & Doug Solar System Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68

Materials cost

$118.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.54

Total project goal

$176.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.92

3 Donors

-$113.46

Donations toward project cost

-$96.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.02

match offer

-$63.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$53.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.52

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$0.00

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