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Mrs. Ronaghan from Stamford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ain't All About Academics: Social/Emotional Learning Is Key

Help me give my students books and materials to aide in their social/emotional growth.

  • 8 donors
  • $344 still needed
  • 8 donors
  • $344 still needed

My Project

My students have lived through a very difficult two years. The trauma of the pandemic has devastated our classrooms and our social/emotional growth. The need for focusing on mental health and more social emotional learning is greater than ever.

Social and emotional resources are of the utmost importance to support my students' overall well-being.

The resources that I am requesting will help teach my students about the different types of emotions and feelings that they experience. My students at times feel happy, sad, scared, and mad and are not able to put into words how they are feeling.

With these new tools, my students will be able to develop their social emotional skills and how to regulate their own bodies and minds. They will allow my students to practice and learn with hands-on resources. These resources will support students in their growth daily.

Mrs. Ronaghan
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 24 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Little SPOT of Feelings and Emotions Educator's Guide • Amazon Business $31.59 2 $63.18
A Little SPOT of Holidays Book Box Set (Books 41-48: Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, Easter, St. Patty's Day, Scribble Day, Celebration) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
A Little SPOT of Learning 8 Book Box Set (Books 33-40: Kind Words, Friendship, Learning with Emotions, Goes to School, Letters, Words, Reading, Math) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
EAI Education Daily Math Calendar Pocket Chart, 35" x 35" • Amazon Business $47.45 1 $47.45
A Little SPOT of Emotion 8 Book Box Set (Books 1-8: Anger, Anxiety, Peaceful, Happiness, Sadness, Confidence, Love, & Scribble Emotion) • Amazon Business $41.74 1 $41.74
A Little SPOT of Feelings 8 Book Box Set (Book 25-32: Empathy, Frustration, Calm, Belonging, Worry, Boredom, Flexible Thinking, & Feelings Detective) • Amazon Business $41.50 1 $41.50
A Little SPOT Takes Action! 8 Book Box Set (Books 9-16: Kindness, Responsibility, Patience, Respect, Honesty, Organization, Diversity, & Safety) • Amazon Business $39.50 1 $39.50
A Little SPOT of Life Skills 8 Book Box Set (Books 17-24: Courage, Perseverance, Teamwork, Talent, Thankful, Optimism, Creativity, & Giving) • Amazon Business $38.69 1 $38.69
A Little SPOT of Feelings 9 Plush Toys with Activity Book Box Set • Amazon Business $35.80 1 $35.80
A Little SPOT of Life Skills and Actions Educator's Guide: Building Character • Amazon Business $30.75 1 $30.75
Hhobby Stars 61 Pcs Sensory Fidget Toys Pack, Stress & Anxiety Relief Toy Set for Kids Adults, Autistic ADHD Toy, Stress Balls Fidget Spinner Marble Easter Basket Stuffers for Kids Toddlers • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
A Little SPOT of Emotion 8 Plush Toys with Feelings Book Box Set • Amazon Business $27.94 1 $27.94
Word Pocket Chart,Pocket Chart with Cards,Classroom Pocket Chart,Teacher Pocket Charts,Word Wall Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
hand2mind Express Your Feelings Pocket Chart, Classroom Decor, Feelings Chart, Teacher Supplies for Classroom, Daycare Supplies, Social Emotional Learning, Calm Down Corner, Pocket Chart for Classroom • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Answer Buzzers - Set of 4, Ages 3+ Assorted Colored Buzzers, Game Show Buzzers, Perfect for Family Game and Trivia Nights • Amazon Business $12.33 2 $24.66
31PCS Fidget Toys Pack Push Bubble Fidget Toy Set for Kids Sensory Stress Relief and Anti-Anxiety Toy Bundles for Adult • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Astrobrights Colored Sentence Strips, 3" x 24", 65 lb/176 gsm, 5-Color Assortment, 100 Count (91992) • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens | Medium Point 0.7 Millimeter Marker Pens | School Supplies for Teachers & Students | Assorted Fashion Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $10.50 2 $21.00
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors (1 Piece) (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
EOOUT 36pcs Mesh Zipper Pouch Puzzle Bags Zipper Bags for Organizing Classroom Organization Plastic Zipper Pouch in 11 Colors Letter Size A4 Size Board Games Storage and School Office Supplies • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Tap Light, Push Lights, STAR-SPANGLED Stick on Lights Battery Powered Operated, Night Touch Light, Mini LED Puck Lights, DIY Switch Button for Closet, Under Cabinets, Kitchen (Glod, Warm White, 5Pack) • Amazon Business $10.19 2 $20.38
12 Pack Small Digital Kitchen Timer Magnetic Back and ON/Off Switch,Minute Second Count Up Countdown(White,Blue,Orange • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Lamp Lava 2600 14.5-inch, with Silver Glitter, Clear Liquid, Tri-Colored Globe, Decal Base Colormax Galaxy • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
12 Pack Small Digital Kitchen Timer Magnetic Back and ON/Off Switch,Minute Second Count Up Countdown(White,Blue,Orange • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Lamp Lava 2179 14.5-Inch, with White Wax, Clear Liquid, Tri-Colored Globe, Hand Painted Base Rainbow • Amazon Business $19.88 1 $19.88
Godery Counting the Days Pocket Chart & Counting and Place Value Pocket Chart for Classroom or Days in School Counting Activity • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Special Supplies Liquid Motion Bubbler Toy (4-Pack) Colorful Hourglass Timer with Droplet Movement, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom Sensory Play, Cool Home or Desk Decor • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Yoya Toys Liquimo - Liquid Motion Bubbler for Kids and Adults (3-Pack) - Hourglass Liquid Bubbler - Timer for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy - Stress Management - Cool Desk Décor • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Playlearn 6 Inch Glitter Wand; Sensory Toy, Magic Wand (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Playlearn 6 Inch Glitter Wand; Sensory Toy, Magic Wand (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Eamay Daily Schedule Pocket Charts, Teaching Scheduling Pocket Chart, Hoom, Eamay Daily Scheduling Pocket Chart, Pocket Chart with 13+1 Pockets, 18pcs Dry Erase Cards and 2 Hooks (White) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Colors & Shapes in Photos Bulletin Board • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
A Little SPOT Goes To School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Learning Resources Conversation Cubes - 6 Pieces, Ages 6+ Foam Cubes for Social Emotional Learning, School Counselor Supplies, Speech Therapy Toys, Ice Breaker Cubes • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
Godery Scheduling Pocket Chart, 13+1 Pocket, Daily Class Schedule Pocket Chart with 18 Dry-Eraser Cards, Ideal for Classroom Office School Home Used, Over-Door Mount (Blue) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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