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Mrs. McGrane from Dubuque IA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Playing Games Without the WIFI

Help me give my students educational games such as checkers, UNO, and Go Fish that they will be able to learn to play at school and then also take home to play with their family.

  • $269 goal

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My Students

I work as an ELL teacher in a K-5 building. My students speak a variety of languages. Many of the students I work with are considered homeless, with multiple families living together. In addition I have found that many do not have toys to play with when they go home from school. I would like to teach my students how to play some games while teaching English and social skills. In addition, I would like to have games for students to check out and take home to play with their family. My goal is to encourage these types of games versus electronics.

My Project

Many students today are bombarded with technology, iPads and gaming systems. When working with students who are learning to speak English as a second language, communication and social skills are very important. Many of the students I work with do not have toys or games to play with in their homes. I would like to give them some games that they can check out and take home to play with.

Learning to take turns, following directions, winning and losing, are all life long lessons and social skills that students can learn playing games.

My goal is to teach children how to play games that they can take home and play with their families. The games that I selected will reinforce a variety of skills: letter identification, phonemic awareness, number recognition, etc.

Mrs. McGrane
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mattel Games UNO: Classic (Tin Box) [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.82 7 $68.74
Multiflex Designs Jumbo Checker Rug Game • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Spot It! 123 • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Quizmo Making Change • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Learning Journey: Match It! Memory - Alphabet - Capital and Lowercase Letter Matching Game with 26 Matching Pairs • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Arizona GameCo Alphabet Slap Jack - a Fun ABC Letter Learning Card Game - Kids Learn Upper/Lowercase Letter Recognition and Letter Sounds While Playing a Fun Game – Preschool Thru 1st Grade • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Colors & Shapes Bingo Game • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Numbers Bingo Game • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Snap It Up!® Phonics & Reading Game • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
School Zone - Go Fish Alphabet Game Cards - Ages 4 and Up, Preschool to First Grade, Uppercase and Lowercase Letters, ABCs, Word-Picture Recognition, Animals, Card Game, Matching, and More • Amazon Business $2.99 2 $5.98

Materials cost

$183.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.30

Total project goal

$268.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$268.68

4 Donors

-$221.34

Donations toward project cost

-$188.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.20

match offer

-$47.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$40.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.10

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$0.00

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