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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Playing To Learn Financial Literacy .... Do Not Pass Go

My students need Monopoly and Life games to incorporate financial literacy in our classroom.

  • $214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I School, and almost seventy percent receive free or reduced price lunch and breakfast. They attend a magnet school which requires most students to maintain a B average throughout the year. The students are part of Pre-Med, Engineering, Environmental Science, or Computer Technology programs.

Our students come from the diverse backgrounds of 30 different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

Financial literacy is one of my favorite topics to teach because it's all skills that these students really need to learn. Playing games like Monopoly and Life help teach students life skills while allowing them to have fun. We will set up different gaming stations and the students will compete for a few weeks. They will have a chance to go from one game if they win to the next. When the kids finish their gaming session they will be required to talk about which game they played and what they learned. They will be asked to compare the game to real life. This will give them an opportunity to present to the class and compare their experiences.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Monopoly Game: Ultimate Banking Edition • Amazon Business $17.97 3 $53.91
The Game of Life Electronic Banking • Amazon Business $23.43 2 $46.86
Monopoly With Speed Die (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Monopoly Classic Game • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
The Game of Life: TripAdvisor Edition • Amazon Business $13.44 1 $13.44

Materials cost

$148.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$181.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.98

Total project goal

$213.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$213.20

1 Donor

-$106.60

Donations toward project cost

-$90.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.99

match offer

-$106.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.99

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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