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Mrs. Abramo from Buffalo NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Play to Cooperate and Learn!

My students need educational and fun games such as a globe, blocks, Play-Doh and Jenga to use during recess in our classroom.

  • $369 goal

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My Students

We are the friendly frogs. Why are we so friendly? We pride ourselves on four core values: perseverance, integrity, responsibility, and respect. Every morning my class hops into our day by greeting each other in a crew circle. We have discussions about empathy through read alouds, and demonstrate team work through challenges such as a skip counting line up game.

My third graders are hard workers who have thoughtful learning discussions.

Our school is a charter school located in the city of Buffalo. We provide an engaging and interactive learning environment. Creativity is encouraged through an arts based curriculum and after school clubs. Students repeat these words often: "I am kind".

We have a strong community. My students help each other by working together during partner tasks, providing feedback to a writing buddy, participating in fluency building activities like reader's theatre, and cheering each other on at school-wide community meetings.

My students sure do live up to their name as being the "friendly frogs".

My Project

The Friendly Frogs have the opportunity to have recess each day, either outside or in the classroom. With this being my first year as a third grade teacher, my recess game choices are limited. Most of the games we currently have are broken, or worn out because I purchased them at a donation store. Wouldn't it be great if they could have the opportunity to play with brand new, fun, and educational toys?

I am looking for both outside and inside games, like puzzles, play doh, and legos that will spark my students' creativity.

I also chose games that will support our curriculum, such as an interactive globe and puzzle of our Earth. During our expedition block, we studied children in other countries that do not have access to books, which has tied into learning about continents and oceans. These games will make those lessons come alive!

My students can learn to respect each other through cooperative play, be responsible by taking care of our brand new items, and persevere by using their imagination.

Please help support my project, it would make us very "hoppy!"

Mrs. Abramo
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters 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 26 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oregon Scientific Smart Globe Discovery Educational World Geography Kids - Learning Toy • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
IMDEN Magnetic Blocks, Magnetic Building Set, Magnetic Tiles, Educational Toys for Baby/Kids, 92 Piece • Amazon Business $31.98 1 $31.98
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696 • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Educational Play Money Set for Kids - Bills, Coins, Wallet, Credit Card, Checks. Over 560 Pieces • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Fun Central (AZ916) 12pcs 3 Inch Toy Frogs Toy Figure Fun Toys, Toys For Kids, Frog Figure, Frog Toys For Kids - for Birthday, Christmas, Halloween, Party Favors, Rewards, Prizes- Assorted • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Best Kids Ring Frisbees [Green/Orange] Play Ultimate Toss Games with Friends and Family Outdoors - Indoor Gym Flying Disc Toys for Top Frisby Golf - Sports Christmas Gifts & Birthday Presents Frisbie • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug World Map Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (33 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Trouble Game • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Froggy Classic Rubber Kickball • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Frog Toys,12 Pack Mini Rubber Frog sets,Food Grade Material TPR Super Stretches,With Gift Bag And Learning Study Card,ValeforToy Realistic Frog Figure Squishy Toys For Boy • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
YoYa Toys Toss & Catch 3000 Ball Game with Disc Paddles, 2 Balls (Big and Small) and PVC Carry Bag, Pink and Green • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Scoop Ball Game By YoYa Toys Scoop Toss Set | Scoop Ball Toy For Kids & Adults | Jai Alai Thrower With 2 Balls | PVC Carry Bag | Toss & Catch Outdoor Game Set | Refund Guaranty • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bright Pearl Multicolor Mix Plastic Pony Beads 6x9mm, 500 beads bulk bag • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Dough Tools - 5 Piece Assortment • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
UNO Super Mario Game • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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