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Mr. Bauman from Greenville SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rainy Day Blues No More

Help me give my students an assortment of games for rainy days, post testing time, and the end of school!

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At my school our students are “Sailing to Success!"

We want the moments that matter most to be those in which our students learn not only the curriculum, but life lessons that will carry them through their teenage years and into adulthood.

This is not always easy in a lower income neighborhood where the stress of the outside world can permeate into the classroom environment, where 100% of students receive free lunch and where Title I resources are cut due to dwindling budgets. But poverty and hardship are not obstacles that my students let get in their way. They come to school each day with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and ready to be the best versions of themselves.

Each and every day we strive to empower our students to tackle the challenges of the 21st century. With donors like YOU we can help these students transition to the future leaders of tomorrow.

My Project

Remember rainy days in school...shucks no recess because of the weather. Here, in South Carolina, we are entering the rainy season which means many days recess will be indoors. Remember how boring that was as a kid? My students need engaging, in depth games to keep them occupied while stuck indoors.

With board games, students can improve their academic skills by reading, employing critical thinking skills, and having fun all at the same time!

No longer will indoor recess be a boring activity. Instead, students will have the chance to stimulate their brain and compete against their classmates.

Please consider donating to my classroom to keep these kids busy during indoor recess!

Mr. Bauman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Point Games Checkers Game with Super Durable Board - Indoor/Outdoor Fun Board Game for All Ages • Amazon Business $10.99 4 $43.96
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $6.89 3 $20.67
Battleship With Planes Strategy Board Game Amazon Exclusive For Ages 7 and Up • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
Pressman Toys 3009-12 Charades for Kids, Multicolor • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Sorry! Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Mattel Games UNO Emoji Card Game • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65

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