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Mr. Rosiejka from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It Isn't Puzzling How We Learn Flexible Solving Skills

My students need a variety of 550-1000 piece puzzles, including USAopoly Pokemon Johto Puzzle, Buffalo Games - Reflections - Mountains on Fire, and Call of the Pack 550 Pc Jigsaw Puzzle.

  • $307 goal

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My Students

My students are a mix of diverse learners and general education students. As a school, we're trying to include as many students as possible in the general education environment while still providing instruction in smaller settings. To achieve that, teachers and students are collaborating across environments.

Building responsibility and confidence makes a huge difference for my students.

We have rotations for math and reading to practice different skills and to build independence. It is difficult for my students at the beginning of the year, but by December, they can usually work for a full 30 minutes without teacher intervention during their independent work time.

My Project

Puzzles and games are things I never considered years ago when I started teaching. Puzzles are technically non-academic, but my students have asked for some in the past that have proven to be great cooperation and social emotional tools for success.

Puzzles don't have RULES that can be argued over, require trial and error, and have a clear finishing point with in-between steps.

Many of my students have asked to stay after school, have helped other students, and increased their percentages of completed work when one of the options for success is some time with a larger puzzle. The puzzles in this project will last my students many years, and will bring some students together who otherwise would not interact.

Mr. Rosiejka
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Call of the Pack 550 Pc Jigsaw Puzzle by SunsOut • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
USAopoly Super Mario Bros. World 1-2 Welcome To Warp Zone! Puzzle • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
USAopoly Pokemon Johto Puzzle (550 Piece) • Amazon Business $14.63 1 $14.63
Springbok Pencil Pushers Jigsaw Puzzle, 500-Piece • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Buffalo Games - Reflections - Mountains on Fire - 750 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Springbok The Sewing Box Jigsaw Puzzle (500-Piece) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Springbok Sweet Tooth Jigsaw Puzzle (500 Piece) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Springbok Puzzles Icing on the Cake Jigsaw Puzzle (500 Piece) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
USAopoly PZ010-430 World of Harry Potter Puzzle, 550 Piece • Amazon Business $12.57 1 $12.57
Inovart Puzzle-It 28-Piece Blank Puzzle, 24 Puzzles Per Package, 5-1/2" x 8", White • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
USAopoly Legend of Zelda Classic Puzzle (550 Piece) • Amazon Business $11.74 1 $11.74
Ravensburger Just Desserts - 500 Piece Puzzle • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
USAopoly Fallout Perk Poster Puzzle (550 Pieces) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Ravensburger Tropical Waters - Puzzle (500-Piece) • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Ceaco Disney Photo Magic Pins Puzzle (750 Piece) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Star Wars Panorama Puzzle Tin Size 30.75 inches X 15 inches ( 78cm X 38cm )-Styles may vary • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
USAopoly Mario Maker #1 Puzzle (550 Piece) • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Marvel Funko Pop Puzzle (1000 Piece) • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
USAopoly Pokémon Kanto Puzzle (550 Piece) • Amazon Business $8.05 1 $8.05

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