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Ms. Whitfield from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Shall We Play a Game?

Help me give my students fun board games like Lanterns and Tsuro to play during lunchtime.

  • $990 goal

This project expired on February 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are the largest urban high school in the district, and we are currently serving over 1800 high school students in grades 9-12. Our school population is 100% free and reduced lunch with a very high English Language Learner (ELL) population.

Our Media Center is the hub of the school.

Students love to come in and read, use the computers, get help with assignments and socialize with classmates. We strive to provide students with an up to date collection that supports and inspires learning.

My Project

We would like to have gamers space available for students. Board games can help build academic and life skills. This area will be filled with tabletop games that the students can check out and play during their lunchtime and before or after school. Teenagers can benefit from board games to improve critical thinking and decision making skills and improve logic and reasoning. Playing games with peers can also help build valuable social skills. Many collaborative games can help kids learn to work together towards a common goal. Many of the games requested can be played in thirty minutes or less. The students will love having this center and we will work on expanding it each year. Help us to make our game center a reality.

Ms. Whitfield
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 999 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mysterium • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Asmodee Takenoko • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Days of Wonder Ticket To Ride • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Carcassonne Game (New Edition)_ for 2 to 5 Players _ Includes River Expansion & The Abbot Expansion _ Bonus 2 Gold Drawstring Storage Bags by Z-Man Games • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Yellow Mountain Imports Go Game Set Magnetic Go Game Set (19x19) - Convenient Single Convex Yunzi Stones - Travel-Ready - Stones Stay in Place on the Board - Great Starter Set • Amazon Business $32.62 1 $32.62
Fact or Crap Board Game • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Dixit • Amazon Business $31.49 1 $31.49
AEG Love Letter The Hobbit Boxed Edition Game • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Renegade Game Studios Lotus • Amazon Business $28.66 1 $28.66
Greater Than Games Compounded Board Game • Amazon Business $27.96 1 $27.96
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
ThinkFun Shadows in The Forest Play in The Dark Board Game Kids Families Age 8 Up - Fun Easy to Learn Innovative Unique Gameplay • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Hive- A Game Crawling With Possibilities • Amazon Business $24.85 1 $24.85
Kanagawa Game • Amazon Business $24.36 1 $24.36
Quelf Board Game • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Calliope Tsuro of the Seas • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Calliope Tsuro: The Game of the Path • Amazon Business $22.87 1 $22.87
Asmodee Jaipur • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Honshu • Amazon Business $19.31 1 $19.31
Kodama (2nd Edition) Board Game • Amazon Business $18.77 1 $18.77
Forbidden Island Card Game • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Z-Man Games Fairy Tale • Amazon Business $17.13 1 $17.13
Dragonwood A Game of Dice & Daring Board Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Codenames • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
The Blood of An Englishman • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Thames & Kosmos Kahuna Board Game (2-Player) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Fox in the Forest • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
One Night Ultimate Werewolf • Amazon Business $13.08 1 $13.08
Lanterns: The Emperor's Gifts • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Alderac Entertainment Group AEG Love Letter • Amazon Business $10.55 1 $10.55
R & R Games Hanabi Card Game • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94

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