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

We Love Jigsaw Puzzles!

Help me give my students a variety of floor puzzles to help develop their patience and problems solving skills during Family Engagement Nights at school.

  • $172 goal

This project expired on January 21, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a class of 24 amazing first-grade students in a Title 1 community, located in the inner-city in one of the largest cities in the country, where all students qualify for free breakfast and lunch.

I have the privilege of educating my inquisitive, energetic, and intellectually curious class of first graders.

They love to learn and love to show others what they've learned.

To help them overcome the challenges they face at home, I am eager to provide them with creative and meaningful learning experiences, where everyone is heard and everyone is made to feel empowered and important.

My Project

Jigsaw puzzles create a great opportunity to bring our families together. Our families will develop patience, work as a unit, and strengthen their bond as a family. My students will also develop spatial awareness and the ability for logical thought, thinking before putting each piece of the puzzle in its rightful place.

When families work together on jigsaw puzzles, they learn teamwork, cooperation, and sharing!

Jigsaw puzzles are a constructive way to keep my students focused on a task, persevering until it's complete. My students will work on the puzzles during Family Engagement Nights, where my families will be invited to engage in good ole' jigsaw puzzle fun! My students will also use these during independent work stations, as well as during indoor recess when faced with inclement weather. Your generous donation will help fund materials that my students will enjoy time and time again.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPlay, iLearn Kids Floor Puzzles, Round Solar System Jigsaw Puzzle, Educational Gift, Space Learning Toy for 3-5, 4-8 Years Old Boys Girls • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
iPlay, iLearn Kids World Floor Puzzles, Jumbo Round Jigsaw Map Puzzle Toys, Learning Toy for 3-5, 4-8 Years Old Boys Girls • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
FK109 - Bugs Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Rainforest Floor Puzzle (Easy-Clean Surface, Promotes Hand-Eye Coordination, 48 Pieces, 24” L x 36” W) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
FK223 - Ocean Animals Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK216 - Children of the World Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug African Plains Safari Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle (Preschool, 100Piece, Over 4' Long) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Melissa & Doug Land of Dinosaurs Jigsaw Puzzle (Wipe-Clean Surface, 60 Pieces, 10.9" H x 7.4" W x 1.8" L) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$104.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.72

Total project goal

$171.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.48

5 Donors

-$85.00

Donations toward project cost

-$73.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.10

match offer

-$84.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$71.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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