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Mrs. Butler from Wasilla AK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supporting Positive Behavior!

Help me give my students board games and LEGO bricks to use when they earn free choice time for their positive behavior!

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at an alternative school for students with severe behavior challenges. My students are in Grades 1 - 5 and thrive on positive behavior supports. Throughout the day my students have the opportunity to earn free choice time. They love to play board games, use electronics, draw, paint, build with Legos, etc. I provide a structured learning environment that embraces each individual students' interests and academic needs.

My students are learning to use coping skills and are rewarded for making positive choices.

At our school we believe that you feel good about yourself when you do positive actions and there is a positive way to do everything. Each child in my classroom receives social/emotional education. The goal is to reintegrate students with their peers at their regular school. I incorporate positive behavior supports through free choice time, behavior reward tickets and small prizes in the classroom. The school offers honors outings, school store, special lunches, popcorn Thursdays and other incentives for students based on behavior.

These students work incredibly hard to overcome their behavior challenges. Our program offers students' a chance to succeed.

My Project

My students earn free choice time twice a day for earning points by being safe, respectful and responsible with their actions. Students that have made positive choices can choose items from my game cabinet to play with. I'm working on adding new board games and building toys to the class collection. It's important to rotate the items available for the students to use to motivate them to continue making positive choices. The items I have chosen are board games and building toys. Every Friday we have a period for social games where students are practicing playing by the rules of a game and being a good winner/loser. I chose the games Checkers, Ker Plunk and Battleship to add to our game collection. The LEGO bricks will be utilized during the earned achievement time. Students that have made positive choices get to pick a toy to play with from the achievement cabinet. My students love to build and play with magnetic toys.

I teach at an alternative school for students with severe behavioral needs.

This program offers these students a chance to succeed by providing a structured learning environment with social/emotional learning.

Mrs. Butler
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Battleship With Planes Strategy Board Game Amazon Exclusive For Ages 7 and Up • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $12.93 1 $12.93
Point Games Checkers Game with Super Durable Board - Indoor/Outdoor Fun Board Game for All Ages • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Mattel Games Ker Plunk Game • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Pencil Grips - Children Pen Writing Aid Grip Set Posture Correction Tool for Kids Preschoolers Children,Hollow Ventilation (Pencil Grips 3P) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
BAZIC Jeweltones Color Ruler, 12 Inches, 1 Pack of 4 Rulers • Amazon Business $3.58 1 $3.58

Materials cost

$102.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$1.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.01

Total project goal

$160.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.04

1 Donor

-$136.03

Donations toward project cost

-$136.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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