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Mrs. Foley from Wichita KS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Operation Indoor Recess!

Help me give my students a meaningful indoor recess on cold winter days!

  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

You know those students that dread coming to school for one reason or another? Maybe they think it's boring, or they're unmotivated to learn, or they're simply uninterested? The ones that count down the minutes to the end of the day or the days to the next break?

Well, that isn't my kids.

They love coming to school, they crave and celebrate new learning, and they are interested- in everything! My kids cheered when I told them we were moving on to subtraction from addition. They scoured the library for information on their reading projects and shared information excitedly with one another. When I told them we were publishing our own non-fiction books, my kids spent their entire lunch brainstorming different illustrations and sequences.

Not only do they love school, but they love each other. They are kind, hardworking, and smart. They are the absolute best!

My Project

Often during the cold winter months my first graders are stuck inside for indoor recess. I want to be able to provide them with age appropriate games like Connect 4, UNO, Chutes and Ladders, and even puzzles to extend their learning experiences! Not only will they practice counting skills and cause/effect, but they will be able to problem solve for successful strategies and work as a team!

Screen time during indoor recess is often unproductive and a brain drain!

By playing board games with their peers, my students will be able to have indoor recess experiences that are meaningful, productive, and fun!

Mrs. Foley
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Connect 4 Strategy Board Game Amazon Exclusive for Ages 6 and Up(Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Triazzle Brain Teaser Puzzle - Incredible Creatures - Bonus note cards with envelopes included! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Triazzle Brain Teaser Puzzle - Rainbow Sea - Bonus note cards with envelopes included! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Triazzle Brain Teaser Puzzle - Pollinators - Bonus note cards with envelopes included! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Chutes and Ladders Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Candy Land The World of Sweets Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
SKIP BO Card Game • Amazon Business $6.40 2 $12.80
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
UNO Card Game • Amazon Business $4.97 2 $9.94

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