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Mrs. Groenlykke from Las Vegas NV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Playing to Learn!

Help me give my students board and card games to use in our classroom to enhance learning.

  • $262 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk into our school and library every day full of life and ready to learn. They are busy, eager and excited.

I teach at a Title I school in Nevada where more than 70 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Many of my students receive backpack food on the weekend because their families struggle financially. Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day. Their families want the same for them.

My Project

Students learn so much through hands-on, interactive activities. Board and card games are a great way to increase engagement in learning. We need more of these games for students to use in my library classroom.

Playing games help build critical thinking skills while also building social-emotional skills.

Students learn to become gracious winners and losers. Playing as learning also builds cooperation and planning skills. All of these interpersonal skills are critical for students to learn in our increasingly digital society. Building these skills increases their happiness, as well as building life-long skills that will enhance their lives as students and in the workforce in the future.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Get The Games Out Top Backgammon Set - Classic Board Game Case - Best Strategy & Tip Guide - Available in Small, Medium and Large Sizes (Black, Medium) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Wooden Chinese Checkers Board Game|Includes 60 Wooden Pegs in 6 Colors|Made with All Natural Wooden Materials|Classic Strategy Game & Fun for The Whole Family (11.5 Inch) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Hasbro Gaming Mouse Trap Game • Amazon Business $16.90 1 $16.90
Clue Junior Game • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Don't Break the Ice Game • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Hasbro Gaming Candy Land Kingdom Of Sweet Adventures Board Game For Kids Ages 3 & Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Winning Moves Games Big Boggle, The Classic Edition • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
Mattel Games UNO: Classic (Tin Box) [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.80 1 $9.80
Wood Folding Mancala in Cardboard Sleeve (Packaging may Vary) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Sorry! Game • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
Trouble Game • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88

Materials cost

$176.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$222.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.26

Total project goal

$261.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.76

5 Donors

-$191.76

Donations toward project cost

-$163.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.76

match offer

-$70.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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