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  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Dollins
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

The Name of the Game

My students need a variety of cooperative board games to enjoy with their friends.

My Students

I work in an Early Childhood Special Education classroom. Sixty percent of my students have some sort of special needs, and the other forty percent are model students. They range in age from three to five years old.

My classroom is the first school experience that many of my students will have.

Everything is new and exciting. Every day we enjoy spending time building with blocks, creating artistic masterpieces, engaging in dramatic play, and reading stories. My goal is to make our classroom a magical place that the students love to come to.

My Project

Before my young students start focusing on academic skills, they must build a foundation of social and emotional skills in order to be successful. The best way to gain these vital skills is through play. I am asking for a Cooperative Board Game Set, a Frankies' Food Truck Fiasco game, and a Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel game.

These board games are designed to encourage cooperation, communication, and lots of fun.

Playing board games allows my students to practice taking turns and working together. It teaches them lessons in patience and team work. These games are also great because they also facilitate fine motor, counting, and language skills. The board games will address a multitude of skills, but the kids just think they are playing a game.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cooperative Board Game Set (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $54.36 1 $54.36
GAME THE SNEAKY SNACKY SQUIRREL GAME • School Specialty $23.21 1 $23.21
GAME FRANKIES FOOD TRUCK FIASCO GR PREK+ • School Specialty $23.21 1 $23.21

Materials cost

$100.78

Vendor shipping charges

$12.79

State sales tax

$7.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.86

Total project goal

$179.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.04

3 Donors

-$154.04

Donations toward project cost

-$130.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.11

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 3 other donors.

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