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Mrs. Brantley-Phillips from Detroit MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puzzle Time

Help me give my students new classroom puzzles to give them a quiet outlet.

  • $225 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher of exceptional students. My students are exceptional because of how they learn. Many like to focus on the things that they are unable to do, but I prefer to look at the things that make them great!

I teach students with autism.

They are learning from a functional academic curriculum. They are learning how to be independent and productive members of society. My students love a variety of different things in our classroom. They love our book nook, where they sit and read books. They love the game center, where they go to choose the game of the day that everyone plays. They love the classroom iPod. More than anything, my students love Puzzle Time!

My Project

Our classroom puzzles have taken a beating over the years. Missing pieces as well as normal wear and tear have made it impossible for my students to enjoy the time that they love so much.

My students have autism, and they have difficulty with problem solving and concentration.

Working on puzzles and solving them provides many helpful benefits. It makes us alert, increases our concentration, and expands our creativity.

Puzzles also increase their cognitive skills by helping them to problem solve. It also helps with their fine motor development delays, as well as increases their hand and eye coordination. Perhaps more importantly, it helps with their social skills and self esteem.

Mrs. Brantley-Phillips
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
UNDER THE SEA FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
SAFARI LINKING 96 PIECE FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
SAFARI LINKING 96 PIECE FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
EMERGENCY RESCUE LINKING 96 PIECE FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
DINOSAUR WORLD FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
UNDERWATER OASIS FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
EXPLORING SPACE FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
TRAINS LINKING FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
DINOSAURS LINKING FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
SAFARI FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
RAINFOREST FLOOR PUZZLE • School Specialty $12.28 1 $12.28
MEDIEVAL CASTLE 3D PUZZLE • School Specialty $9.44 1 $9.44

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