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Ms. Nelson from Bronx NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Break It Remake It Puzzle Time!

Help me give my students a large assortment of puzzles that will develop fine motor skills as well as the ability to problem solve.

  • $689 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My PreK students are 3 & 4 year old little sponges who are eager to learn all the wonders of this BIG world. For some this may be their first experience away from home. They are wide eyed and curious.

They come to school each day full of energy and ready to be creative.

They love hands on engaging activities that challenge them and allow them to problem solve. They are brave and daring, willing to think outside the box, jump right in and meet the challenge head on.

In my classroom which is located in the north east Bronx I like to give my little ones as much exposure and exploration with activities that challenge them both cognitively and physically.

My Project

In my classroom I give my students many opportunities for exposure and exploration. The students are given free choice as to which puzzle they would like to choose and if they want to work alone or with a partner. Through the use of puzzles the students are provided with the opportunity to develop fine motor and eye coordination skills.

When doing puzzles students improve their memory and developed shape recognition as they do the puzzles many times.

Puzzles also help develop a students problem solving skills and help improve visual and spatial reasoning.

Finally a student will develop the skill of patience as they work hard to complete the puzzle. Once completed the student will feel a sense of accomplishment and will see the reward of all their hard work .... the completed picture!

Ms. Nelson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP216 - Careers Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.99 1 $119.99
JJ309 - Animals Up Close Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
FF431 - Moods & Emotions Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
HH519 - All Kinds of Families Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
JJ972 - Differing Abilities Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
GG694 - Wild Animals Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LA912 - In the City Logic Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
FK217 - Going Places Transportation Floor Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
PP212 - Boat Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP200 - Train Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP199 - Airplane Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$547.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$585.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.34

Total project goal

$688.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$688.95

11 Donors

-$542.00

Donations toward project cost

-$479.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.55

Matching donations from our partners

-$129.90

Match offers toward project cost

-$110.42

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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