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Mrs. Hill from Madison WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Puzzles and Prizes Pop!

Help me give my students puzzles and prizes to ease into the new semester!

  • $268 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an energetic group of Spanish-dominant and English-dominant students that spend half of the day learning in Spanish and half of the day learning in English.

Students come from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds!

We are in a school that has two different learning strands: Dual Language Immersion and English only instruction. We serve a very diverse population with over sixty percent of students living in poverty; almost all of the students in my class make up part of that sixty percent. We are also unique in that minority cultures make up the majority of our school population.

My Project

As the school year has progressed, we have discovered the joy of doing puzzles together. Our classroom is like a family and when they have a choice to do a screen free activity, they keep doing the two puzzles we have in the classroom. We need something new to activate our brains!

Doing puzzles allows for socialization and the prizes are great motivators as we continue to learn during a pandemic.

Additionally, the coloring bookmarks serve a dual purpose of a calming activity that will also motivate students to challenge themselves to reading harder, longer texts.

Mrs. Hill
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 60 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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North America EVA Foam Jigsaw Puzzle Canada + USA + Mexico Puzzle With States Montessori Puzzle EVA Foam Puzzle of North America 82 Pieces (14 Years Old and Up) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
GT324 - USA Map Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Puzzles for Adults, United States USA Maps Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles 300 Pieces, US Map Puzzle for Adults and Kids Multicolor 10.2x15 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
GG758 - The Maze Cube • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Really Good Stuff Morning Meeting Chips for Kids - Conversation Starters for PreK through Elementary Classrooms - Students Learn & Improve Communication, Listening, & Vocabulary Skills - Sturdy & Waterproof - Included: 40 Unique Meeting Chips, 6cm • Amazon Business $16.48 1 $16.48
Mudpuppy Map of the United States of America Puzzle, 70 Pieces, 23”x16.5", Ideal for Kids Age 5+, Learn all 50 States by Name & Capital, Double-Sided Geography Puzzle with Pieces Shaped like the State • Amazon Business $16.28 1 $16.28
DIY Inspirational Bookmarks for Kids, Adults, Teachers, Students Bulk 100-Pieces Individually Wrapped with Tassel • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
FG743 - Mastering Multiplication Dominoes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Larsen Puzzles Political Climate of The World 107 Piece Children's Educational Jigsaw Puzzle • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Larsen Puzzles South America Map with Animals 65 Piece Children's Educational Jigsaw Puzzle • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Meme Stickers/Meme Reward Stickers for Teachers 150pcs No Repetition • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Animal Reward Stickers Hilarious Motivational Positive Teacher Stickers for Kids, 28 Vibrant Designs Fun Animal Meme Stickers Come in Envelope for All Ages Students Grading (560) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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