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Mrs. McNerney from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

I Spy Books and Puzzles

Help me give my students I Spy books and puzzles to engage them in fun learning.

  • $165 goal

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My Students

"Teachers who love teaching, teach children who love learning." As I enter my twentieth year of teaching, I continue to follow this mantra in my classroom. I teach twenty-eight, wonderful students who come from poverty. My students are from varying ethnic backgrounds. Most of them come from homes that are struggling financially.

My students are extremely motivated and they are genuinely respectful of each other.

They are lovers of learning and I am truly grateful to be their teacher this year. They come to school with smiles on their faces and they are eager to learn. We need new books to use in our literacy centers.

My Project

Winters are cold in Chicago. My students needs fun and engaging books such as the I Spy books and new puzzles to enjoy during indoor recess.

These books and puzzles will provide endless hours of fun for my students to enjoy with a friend or on their own.

The I SPY riddle books would be a fantastic addition to our classroom library. Each book contains a riddle on each page and has the reader hunting for certain objects. The pictures are bright and colorful. My students also could use new puzzles to do during indoor recess. When the puzzle is complete, the students can I Spy pictures they see in the puzzles with their friends. My students would have so much fun searching and solving the riddles.

Mrs. McNerney
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug USA (United States) Map Floor Puzzle (Wipe-Clean Surface, Teaches Geography & Shapes, 51 Pieces, 24” L x 36” W) • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34
Melissa & Doug Underwater Floor Puzzle (Extra-Thick Cardboard Construction, Beautiful Original Artwork, 48 Pieces, 2′ × 3′) • Amazon Business $12.16 1 $12.16
Melissa & Doug Fairy Tale Castle Floor Puzzle (Easy-Clean Surface, Promotes Hand-Eye Coordination, 48 Pieces, 24” L x 36” W) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Melissa & Doug Solar System Floor Puzzle (Floor Puzzles, Easy-Clean Surface, Promotes Hand-Eye Coordination, 48 Pieces, 36” L x 24” W) • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
I Spy Merry Christmas (Scholastic Reader, Level 1) • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy Lightning in the Sky • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy a Penguin • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy an Egg in a Nest • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Spy a Candy Cane (Scholastic Reader, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Spy Funny Teeth (Scholastic Reader, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Spy Santa Claus (Scholastic Reader, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Spy: A Balloon • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy A Scary Monster • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy a Dinosaur's Eye • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy a School Bus • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy an Apple • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy A Pumpkin • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Scholastic Reader Level 1: I Spy School • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Spy A Skeleton (Scholastic Reader Level 1) • Amazon Business $2.04 1 $2.04

Materials cost

$107.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.63

Total project goal

$164.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.20

2 Donors

-$144.20

Donations toward project cost

-$122.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.63

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

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$0.00

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