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Mr. E. from Whittier CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Play and Learn with Early Puzzles!

My students need Early Learning Puzzles which helps them to learn alphabets through puzzles and Sounds Teaching Tubs to learn letter-sound association through use of manipulatives.

  • $697 goal

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My Students

I work with preschool and school-aged students (ages 3-10) who are in the special day class program. The students learn best when the concepts are taught through hands-on activities and repeated practice using tools such as puzzles.

Puzzles challenge our thinking and exercise our minds.

A child can feel a sense of accomplishment which boosts his independence and self-esteem upon solving a puzzle. Puzzles are an important educational learning tool for toddlers and young children as they provide mental learning benefits and opportunities.

My Project

I'm requesting puzzle boards for students in the preschool and school-aged program. The puzzles provide an opportunity for my students to learn alphabets, which will help further in learning academic concepts. I'm also requesting Alphabets sounds teaching tubs to help students understand the letter-sound association through manipulatives

The puzzles help children develop gross/fine motor and eye-hand coordination, cognitive and problem-solving skills and social-emotional skills.

Most importantly, learning through puzzles and hands-on manipulatives improves attention and also teaches the child to complete a task through repeated practice and trial and error methods.

I believe that puzzles and manipulatives can be a great introductory tool for students to learn basic concepts. Using puzzles, our students can develop many skills such as observing, analyzing, sharing, and problem-solving skills. The puzzle-based activities can also provide an opportunity for the child to use language (e.g., "Teacher, look I did this!") and to increase verbal interaction skills.

I hope that, with your generous contributions, we would be able to help our students learn early academic concepts in a fun way!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC856 - Alphabet Sounds Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
AA826 - Alphabet Sounds Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
LC682 - Vowel Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LA374 - Blends & Digraphs Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LA627 - Teaching Tubs Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
LA859 - Alphabet Puzzles Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$507.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$46.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$592.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.48

Total project goal

$696.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$696.53

1 Donor

-$696.53

Donations toward project cost

-$592.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.48

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$0.00

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