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Ms. Hamilton from Richmond CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puzzles for Budding Engineers!

My students need puzzles to help them with their fine motor skills, build their math skills, and build their literacy.

  • $482 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are scholars, learners, writers, readers, and mathematicians. They speak English, Arabic, Spanish, Lao, Tibetan, Vietnamese and Tagalog and each brings their unique backgrounds to our classroom.

My students are shooting for the stars this year as they explore their inherent capabilities as learners, friends, and members of a classroom community that values kindness, diversity, and respect.

Stege Elementary is a Title I school, which means that more than half of the families it serves come from low-income households. Twenty-five percent of students are English Language Learners, ninety-three percent are from low-income households, and one-hundred percent receive free or reduced lunch.

My Project

I am putting together a new puzzles center in my classroom. I believe that the fine motor, literacy, and logic skills built while putting puzzles together are essential to my students' academic growth. I have selected puzzles that relate to my classroom themes: all about me, community helpers, things that grow, transportation, and so on.

Puzzles are a great tool for engaging young students in literacy topics and math concepts, and for building critical fine motor skills.

I believe that my students deserve access to all of the resources I can give them, but I can only afford to give so much. I know that these puzzles will be an invaluable addition to our free choice centers time.

Ms. Hamilton
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA826 - Alphabet Sounds Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
FF368 - Life Science Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LA859 - Alphabet Puzzles Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA649 - Lakeshore Puzzle Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FK281 - Alphabet Photo Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK224 - Giant Fire Truck Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK109 - Bugs Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
PP204 - Community Helpers Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP196 - Bugs Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP208 - Vegetable Garden Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP205 - Transportation Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
PP198 - Butterfly Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$342.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$409.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.25

Total project goal

$481.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$481.65

2 Donors

-$481.65

Donations toward project cost

-$409.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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