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Ms. Nelson from Birmingham AL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need financial literacy games and books to learn about money and purchasing goods in the community!

  • $246 goal

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My Students

My students are smart, funny and friendly. Each day they amaze me and help me to grow as an educator.

I've never met students that are more hardworking and eager to learn than this bunch.

Along with our core academics, they are excited to explore different job skills and career options, which includes setting goals for what they want to do after graduation. We have accomplished so much this year and have so much more to accomplish every single day!

My Project

A large part of our life skills classroom is learning about money in all aspects. We learn about bills and coins and their amounts, and then we learn about how to purchase goods using money and how money is used in the community or at a job!

I am requesting games and books about money and making purchases to further my students knowledge about these topics.

By making the concept of money fun through games such as Monopoly Junior, Payday, and more, it will help my students to grasp this concept easier and in a functional way. I am requesting books, such as Goods and Services, Do I Need It? Or Do I Want It? and more, so we can learn about making appropriate purchases and promote independence in their daily life. I am requesting play money and a play cash register in order for students to practically handle money and practice handling money within a job setting.

Overall, these materials will strengthen my students financial literacy and help them to utilize money skills in a functional setting.

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

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register, 73 Pieces • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Lakeshore Allowance Game • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Learning Resources Money Bags Coin Value Game • Amazon Business $16.34 1 $16.34
Payday • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Monopoly Junior Game (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
$9300 in Play Money - Pretend Dollar Bills - Realistic Money Stack - That Look Real - Small Bills (5 X 2.5 Inches) - 50 of each Amount - 300 Bills Total • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Do I Need It? or Do I Want It?: Making Budget Choices (Lightning Bolt Books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
What Do We Buy?: A Look at Goods and Services (Lightning Bolt Books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Teaching Coin Stampers, Multicolor (Set of 6 Different Stampers) • Amazon Business $8.11 1 $8.11
The Coin Counting Book • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
Goods or Services? (Little World Social Studies) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Net Worth, the FUN Money Game • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
Lily Learns About Wants and Needs (Cloverleaf Books - Money Basics) • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87

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