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Mrs. Scarson from Hayward CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Unicorns on the Oregon Trail and Other Games to Play

Help me give my students thought provoking and fun games like Unstable Unicorns, Codenames, and The Oregon Trail to play when they have to be kept indoors due to weather.

  • $699 goal

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My Students

My students are active learners. They love being involved in all aspects of their education. They ask questions, think through problems, and are good teammates. They care about each other and will look out for each other in class and out on the yard. My students work hard every day to meet the challenges set before them in the classroom. They are excited about art, love to learn with music, and can't wait to participate in deep discussions. My students make me want to give them the best I can, because they are thrilled to learn every day.

My Project

Rainy day recesses are inevitable every school year. Unfortunately, these past two years we have also had very bad fires in my state and we had to keep students inside while there were harmful particles in the air. On days like this, students need games to play that will keep their minds occupied.

I need to have a diverse set of games like Unstable Unicorns, Loonacy, Fluxx, Oregon Trail, Set, and Clue for students to play when the weather is bad, harmful chemicals in the air due to surrounding fires, or a lock down at the school site.

I want a variety of games to peak their interest, challenge them, and teach team work skills. Students need classic games like Monopoly, Clue, and Jenga along with SET: Five Crowns, Zeus on the Loose, and Pizza Party Supreme to show that there is more than one type of game they can enjoy and learn from.

Mrs. Scarson
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 90 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bears vs Babies: A Card Game From the Creators of Exploding Kittens • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Oregon Trail and Oregon Trail: Hunt For Food Games, Bundle of 2 Items • Amazon Business $24.98 1 $24.98
Codenames Disney Family Edition • Amazon Business $22.74 1 $22.74
USAOPOLY CODENAMES: Harry Potter Board Game | Based on Harry Potter Films | Officially Licensed Harry Potter Game | Harry Potter Merchandise • Amazon Business $22.01 1 $22.01
WizKids The Hunger Games: Training Days • Amazon Business $20.45 1 $20.45
Haywire Group Pizza Party Supreme Amazon Exclusive Party Board Game • Amazon Business $19.12 1 $19.12
Roxley Santorini (Multi) Strategy Board Game • Amazon Business $17.88 1 $17.88
Unstable Unicorns Base Game • Amazon Business $17.43 1 $17.43
NMBR 9 • Amazon Business $16.75 1 $16.75
Looney Labs Mad Libs The Game • Amazon Business $16.33 1 $16.33
Passport Game Studios Fleecing Olympus • Amazon Business $16.31 1 $16.31
Heir of Egypt - A Slapping Card Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Looney Labs Just Desserts Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Scrambled States • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Gamewright Go Nuts for Donuts Card Game • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
Looney Labs fictionary Board Games • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
Looney Labs Fluxx Math Fluxx Card Game • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Fairy Tale Fluxx • Amazon Business $13.91 1 $13.91
TeeTurtle Scram - Base Game • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Monopoly Game: Cheaters Edition Board Game Ages 8 and Up • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Loonacy • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Gamewright Trash Pandas - The Raucous Raccoon Card Game - 252 • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Zeus on the Loose • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Scattergories Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Top Trumps World Soccer Stars Card Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
SET Enterprises Five Crowns • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Top Trumps Harry Potter - 30 Witches and Wizards • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Greek Mythology Top Trumps Card Game • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Top Trumps Marvel Card Game • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Cardinal 6045362 The Disney Meme Game, Multicolor, One Size • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
DC Comics Top Trumps Card Game • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Clue Game • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
SET: The Family Game of Visual Perception • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Lovable Dogs Top Trumps Card Game • Amazon Business $7.86 1 $7.86
NEW Disney Pixar COCO UNO Card Game Full Color Special Rule Edition • Amazon Business $7.25 1 $7.25
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Mattel Games UNO Emoji Card Game • Amazon Business $5.26 1 $5.26

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