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Mrs. Eddy from Waterford MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Special Friends

Help me give my students books such as Special People, Special Ways that can help all students understand that everyone deserves a chance, along with yoga cards that are a wonderful tool to get a whole class involved in exercise.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work as an occupational therapist helping students reach their fine motor, visual motor, and sensory goals. My students range from junior kindergarten up to fifth grade. Half of these students are in general education classes for the entire day, and the other half spend a majority of the time in an ASD classroom. Because of these grade levels, I have a variety of needs when it comes to supplies and materials.

My students are always so excited when they see me open the door to their classroom.

They are happy and willing to participate in anything put in front of them. Offering materials that are appropriate for their level is so important. Thanks for helping my students reach their fullest potential!

My Project

The students who receive Occupational Therapy services through schools fall under the umbrella of special education. These books can explain appropriate behavior and interaction with other peers, as well as foster a growth mindset. Growth mindset is the basic idea of changing the phrase "I can't do this" to "I can't do this YET!"

We all have the ability to succeed, some of us just need extra help.

Utilizing books in Occupational Therapy sessions can be beneficial to students. Hearing the alphabet read to them in a fun manner can ignite their memory of it, and carry it over into other areas of their academic setting.

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

This project will reach 45 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yoga Pretzels: 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids & Grownups (Card Deck) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Special People, Special Ways - Hardback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Words Are Not for Hurting - Bilingual Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.76 1 $10.76
Hands Are Not for Hitting - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.76 1 $10.76
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Toddler Tools(r) Calm-Down Time - Board Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.09 1 $8.09
Don't Call Me Special (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.19 1 $7.19
How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends? (Board Book) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.29 1 $6.29
I Spy Little Letters - Board Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.29 1 $6.29
A Bad Case of Stripes - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.29 1 $6.29
Chicka Chicka ABC • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Alpha Oops! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Rainbow of Friends (Paperback) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.49 1 $4.49

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