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Ms. Doman from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Never Bored With Board Games!

Help me give my students board games to improve social and other learning skills.

  • $380 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most of my students are English Language Learners, some of whom are new refugees. At our school, there are a total of 37 languages spoken, and in my classroom this year I have students speaking 10 different languages! We have great diversity and love celebrating all of the different cultures.

Unfortunately, many of my students also come from low-income households.

Though this may impact their home life, we do our best to make sure it does not affect their life at school. This can be difficult with limited access to resources, which is why your help is so important.

Even though my students might face more challenges, they always come to school eager and ready to learn! We love to have fun learning and exploring in Kindergarten, and I hope you can help!

My Project

During free choice time my students this year absolutely love when I teach them how to play a board or card game. I have noticed that they learn many important life skills through these games such as turn taking, problem solving, math and literacy skills, and just how to get along with others. I have many ESL students who can practice their English while playing as well.

Even though my students love these games, they have been playing the same few games for over two months now!

I just don't have any other games in the classroom. I would love to have more games to teach my students throughout the school year. They have so much fun while playing that they don't even realize all the great skills they are developing!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alapaste Honey Bee Tree Game,Be Careful The Bees On The Tree,Fun Parent-Child Interactive Intellectual Toy Games for Kids Adults,Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Educational Insights Bunny Hop Preschool Game • Amazon Business $23.94 1 $23.94
Pop the Pig Game — New and Improved — Belly-Busting Fun as You Feed Him Burgers and Watch His Belly Grow • Amazon Business $22.68 1 $22.68
Twister Ultimate Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Operation Electronic Board Game With Cards Kids Skill Game Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $19.50 1 $19.50
Peaceable Kingdom Hoot Owl Hoot - Cooperative Matching Game for Kids • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Peaceable Kingdom Stack Up! Award Winning Preschool Skills Builder Game for Kids • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Rummikub -- The Original Rummy Tile Game • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Hasbro Hi Ho! Cherry-O Board Game for 2 to 4 Players Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
Hasbro Gaming Candy Land Kingdom Of Sweet Adventures Board Game For Kids Ages 3 & Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Chutes and Ladders Board Game for 2 to 4 Players Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mattel Games Ker Plunk Game • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Spot It! • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Chess/Checkers/Backgammon Set • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
The Wonder Forge Eric Carle Surprise Slides Game • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
Mancala - Real Wood Folding Set • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
PlayMonster Yeti in My Spaghetti • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
SKIP BO Card Game • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Mattel Games UNO Emoji Card Game • Amazon Business $5.17 1 $5.17
Mattel Games Blink – The World’s Fastest Game! • Amazon Business $5.03 1 $5.03

Materials cost

$288.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$322.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.96

Total project goal

$379.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$379.73

2 Donors

-$254.00

Donations toward project cost

-$215.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.10

Matching donations from our partners

-$125.73

Match offers toward project cost

-$106.87

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.86

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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