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Mrs. Miller from Wilmington CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rainy Day Challenge

My students need 9 good old traditional board games to keep themselves out of trouble during rainy days indoors.

  • $329 goal

This project expired on June 21, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Save 5th graders from being bored and getting themselves into trouble during inclement weather days.

My students are eager learners, who always want to have something to do.

They excel in academics and thus are in an accelerated program. Unfortunately due to budget cuts and earmarked funding, they literally have nothing to do during inclement weather days, which gets them very jittery and bored. (As it is regular P.E. equipment is hard to come by these days.) Inclement weather policy in our school calls for two teachers to partner up and for one to look after students in class while the other goes to lunch. Being that both my students and my room partner's students (who are also in the academically accelerated program) are together during these inclement weather days, they can get really rowdy. Having something to do will really help them out…and what better than good old, traditional board games that can challenge their intellect.

My Project

With these traditional board games, such as Scrabble and Boggle, our 5th students will not only be able to keep themselves entertained and away from trouble during inclement weather days; but, will be able to challenge their intellect by applying their smarts and building their vocabulary skills. What gifted kid does not like to be witty during word games? I can already hear them snickering and witty remarks as they challenge themselves to “beat” each other in these challenging board games.

Please help challenge (my room partner's and) my bored, academically demanding 5th grade students to some quality game time during inclement weather days!

And help keep their eager pre-teen bodies out of trouble.

Mrs. Miller
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCRABBLE BRAND CROSSWORD GAME----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $30.53 1 $30.53
Boggle Jr. Game----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $21.73 1 $21.73
Charades For Kids Game----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $18.85 1 $18.85
Apples To Apples Junior Game - Second Edition Age 9+----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $31.19 1 $31.19
State Capitals Quizmo Game - Grades 3 - 7----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $16.24 1 $16.24
WHATS GNU- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $19.99 1 $19.99
MAKE 7----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $17.33 1 $17.33
CONNECT FOUR----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $29.10 1 $29.10
THE ORIGINAL RUMMIKUB----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$200.95

Vendor shipping charges

$22.10

State sales tax

$18.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$279.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.31

Total project goal

$328.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$328.76

9 Donors

-$160.86

Donations toward project cost

-$139.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.13

match offer

-$164.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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