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Mrs. Hope Cranford from Apopka FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puzzles for Autism

Help me give my students puzzles to develop literacy, math, stem, and critical thinking skills.

  • $247 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are preschoolers with moderate to severe autism and other special needs, including Speech and Language Impairment. These students come from a large district and over 80% receive free or reduced-price lunch. Parental involvement varies but it is my goal to help all students regardless of home life. My students backgrounds are very diversified.

My students are kind, curious, and bright children who love to learn.

I am excited to teach them skills to better promote their learning and prepare them for an inclusive setting for kindergarten.

My Project

Puzzles will be used to help children develop fine motor strength, perseverance, and problem solving skills. They will be placed in several of our learning areas within the classroom to correlate with the current theme.

Puzzles promote hand/eye coordination, strengthen cognitive skills, and boost self esteem.

My students enjoy helping each other put puzzles together! Puzzles encourage using language, positional words, reasoning, and social/emotional practice. Puzzles are a great way to get that little engineer to explore their skills while others can explore their writing. We are in desperate need of new and colorful puzzles that have all of the pieces. Many of ours are extremely outdated and incomplete.

Mrs. Hope Cranford
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chunky Raised Puzzles - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $56.69 1 $56.69
FD117 - Indestructible Giant Beads & Patterns • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
EE396 - Story Sequencing Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP282 - Magnetic Color Maze • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Self Correcting Number Puzzles • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.59 1 $12.59
Self-Correcting Alphabet Letter Puzzles • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.59 1 $12.59

Materials cost

$176.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$209.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.97

Total project goal

$246.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$246.46

4 Donors

-$123.23

Donations toward project cost

-$104.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.48

match offer

-$123.23

Match offer toward project cost

-$104.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.48

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$0.00

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