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Mrs. Pankiewicz from Waukegan IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Play Makes Learning Real in Social Studies and Science

My students need Science and Social Studies games to help reinforce concepts that we have previously, and are currently studying in class. Theses games will keep the learning alive.

  • $242 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching in a low-income community comes with its challenges, but my students work through the tough times to come out on top! My students are amazing! They come from such diverse backgrounds, but come together to be one learning community. They are helpful, loving and enthusiastic about learning. My students come from working-class families who put forth as much effort as they can when it comes to their childrens' education. However, this is not always enough for our classroom to have all we need for success.

Third grade is a growing year.

The students in my class have a wide range of abilities and it is my job to help bridge the gap between the cans and the can nots. We work together, as a community, to build each other up and not leave anyone behind. We are all in this together!

The students in my class are mostly African-American and Hispanic. Many come from a single parent household, and from living environments that are not always the safest. I want for my students to be excited to come to school, not only for a safe place to be; but also because of all the learning that is occurring daily.

My Project

Many times Social Studies and Science are the forgotten subjects. I want my students to be able to experience the most they can from these two areas of study.

MY students come alive when it is time for Social Studies or Science.

They love the hands-on nature of each, and are excited when we can bring their learning to real live situations. What better way then with games? Students love to play, share, and explore and these games will allow them to do just that. In addition to exposing them to Social Studies and Science scenarios, it will also reinforce Reading and Math skills. These activities are a win/win all the way around.

Mrs. Pankiewicz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF770X - Grab & Play Social Studies Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $95.00 1 $95.00
PP516 - Science File Folder Games - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP857 - Social Studies File Folder Games - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
EE943 - Daily Math Practice Journal - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98

Materials cost

$172.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$205.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.27

Total project goal

$241.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$241.82

1 Donor

-$241.82

Donations toward project cost

-$205.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.27

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$0.00

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