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Ms. Javaher from Tulsa OK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Optimal Learning Ahead

Help me give my students soft soothing lighting and puzzles to work on when they've finished their must do tasks. Our students love puzzles.

  • $214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are interested in the world around them. They are city kids with a keen interest in learning new things. They love to explore, to write, to build and to read. As the ELD teacher for kinder and 1st grade, I spend my time pushing in to classrooms to teach English language learners.

My students come from an impoverished background, but they also have strong family ties and parents who want the best for them.

Our school is very large and with the latest state budget cuts, our class will be much larger than normal. This won't stop us from becoming a school family looking out for each other and learning everything we can in these first pivotal years of school.

My Project

Our project asks for light covers to help with the harsh light the flourescents put out. We also need quiet activities for fast finishers. These puzzles are well liked and used often, I just haven't had any variety to offer. The students need new ones that tie to various themes we are teaching. They really enjoy finding books and puzzles to work with when they are done with a task. The novelty of new items also adds to their excitement and they gain such great problem solving skills when working puzzles. They often work cooperatively and keep a quiet focus.

Ms. Javaher
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Montessori Sandpaper Letters Toys For Toddlers Small & Capital 2pc wooden box set Early Childhood Education Material • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Elite Montessori Montessori Sandpaper Numbers (Infant & Toddler) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Melissa & Doug Underwater Ocean Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Underwater Oasis Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (200 pcs, over 4 feet long) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Rainforest Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Dinosaur World Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (200 pcs, over 4 feet long) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Endangered Species Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (48 pcs, 2 x 3 feet) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Melissa & Doug Rainforest Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (100 pcs, over 4 feet tall) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59

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