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Ms. Clayman from Philadelphia PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Perplexing Puzzles to Help Minds Ponder Reading, Writing and Spelling!

Help me give my students creative and fun ways to develop their reading, writing and spelling skills!

  • $252 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work in West Philadelphia where the families have very limited resources to help support their children's literacy needs. Recently, I had the chance to revitalize the school library. For years, this space has not been used, and our students have been thrilled to experience a transformed space to learn, listen, and read. Students at our school come to class without pencils, paper, folders, and many times without even breakfast. We are a K-8 school with approximately 800 students. The students I teach are excited to learn and happy to be a part of our school community. However, materials and supplies are almost non-existent and need to be purchased by the teachers. Students here love to read and need all the support they can get.

My Project

These new puzzles will help our students learn to read and write. I love puzzles so much because they can be a challenge to do alone or with a buddy that can create an exciting new learning experience that can push our students ahead of their peers.

A puzzle is the perfect activity to support a learners needs in a hands on activity that keeps them actively engaged and on task.

The student can work on these educational challenges by trial and error and learn along with a friend. The various games I ordered are for grades K-4 and will used for various literacy areas.

Thank you so much for you support with this!

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Ms. Clayman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC232RD - Premium Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
JJ134 - Sight-Word Puzzles - Level 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
GG948 - Fiction Read & Sequence Comprehension Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Melissa & Doug Floor Puzzles, Children Around the World • $13.94 1 $13.94
FK234 - Fairy Tale Castle Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK276 - Dinosaurs Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FF472 - Context Clues Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FF477 - Synonyms Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LC108 - Pattern Cards for Magnetic Designer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

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