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  • $352 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Confer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Putting It Together: Learning Was ith Puzzles

My students need a wide variety of puzzles with multiple levels of difficulty in order to enhance their learning and visual motor abilities.

My Students

Our classroom is home to two half-day early childhood special education classes. With up to 12 children per class, they keep myself and my assistant on our toes. The children are all between the ages of 2 and 4 with developmental delays in the moderate to severe range.

Our students live in a community plagued with high poverty, high crime, and low graduation rates.

Our school district has very limited funds and high staff turnover. Due to budget restraints, the teachers rarely receive money for supplies or learning materials for our students.

My Project

In a world of virtual learning, YouTube, video games, and tablets, children still learn best with hands-on experiences. Puzzles provide all children with opportunities to use their hands and minds together to solve a problem.

Children with special needs benefit from many chances to practice and perfect their hand-eye coordination and visual motor skills.

As part of our daily schedule, the teachers provide our students with exposure to puzzles with adult facilitation. Having a wide variety of puzzles of different themes and different levels of difficulty allows staff to scaffold learning to all children for the entire year.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ972 - Differing Abilities Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP217 - Seasons and Weather Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG694 - Wild Animals Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG692 - Bugs Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF453 - Simple Sequencing Wooden Picture Puzzles - 3-Step • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TB218 - I Can Count Puzzle Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
FF444 - Color Rings Sorting Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
TB125 - Simple Shapes Puzzle Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$264.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$298.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.75

Total project goal

$351.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$351.64

1 Donor

-$298.89

Donations toward project cost

-$298.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 24 students.

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