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Ms. Masters from Acworth GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Foundation for Social and Emotional Growth!

Help me give my students a fresh start in our EBD classroom! The objects on our wish list will help teach social/emotional strategies, provide a calming environment, or allow students a healthy outlet for regulating emotions!

  • $524 goal

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My Students

Describing the students in our class would take longer than just 2-3 paragraphs to write, due to the many wonderful qualities and unique challenges they face, however I hope to give you a little insight in just a few words.

These students are unique in that they come to school with a significant need for social and behavioral support, depending on us to help teach life-long strategies for their emotional and behavioral well being.

Students struggle to regulate themselves physically and emotionally in response to both internal and external stimuli. Learning to identify and regulate responses to emotions are a major part of our learning day!

Using a super hero theme, it is my personal mission to help these students develop and strengthen strategies that help them interact with their peers, and outside world in a more positive manner.

In order for students to feel more comfortable in their learning environment, we need to be able to meet them where they are. Providing alternative options to traditional classroom materials are a great way to provide a unique level of support.

My Project

The materials and supplies on our wish list will begin to add dimension and choice to our students with emotional and behavioral needs. The engaging literacy will help to teach students social skills and strategies that will apply to real life scenarios they encounter in addition to being a tool for teaching literacy standards.

Our students rely on a calming environment in order to help regulate themselves.

Several of the items we are looking for such as the light covers, diffuser and wiggle cushions will help students feel welcome, safe and calm.

The play type items such as the sand and building toys will be built into our daily classroom routine as healthy ways to take breaks from the demands of academic tasks. Allowing students to disengage for a few minutes will refresh their minds and reinforce healthy strategies for long term success!

Ms. Masters
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 6 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue), Set of 4 • Amazon Business $23.56 5 $117.80
Sanho Dynamic Movement Sensory Sock, Body Sox, Toys for Autistic and Sensory Processing Disorders, Updated Version, Good for height:35"- 59" Deep Blue • Amazon Business $28.96 1 $28.96
WikkiStix WIK804 Art and Craft, Assorted Package • Amazon Business $7.49 3 $22.47
Wobble Cushion Balance Disc by Pavandeep Inflatable Wiggle Seat for Flexible Sitting Stability or Core Training- Use on Desk Chair - Free Pump Included (Green) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $17.42 1 $17.42
URPOWER 2nd Version Essential Oil Diffuser Aroma Essential Oil Cool Mist Humidifier with Adjustable Mist Mode,Waterless Auto Shut-off and 7 Color LED Lights Changing for Home Office Baby • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Creative Kids Flakes - 600 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set for Fun, Creative Building - Educational STEM Construction Toy for Boys & Girls - Non Toxic, Ages 3 & Up (tub colors may vary) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
Ricky, the Rock that Couldn't Roll • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
National Geographic Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Train Your Dragon To Accept NO: Teach Your Dragon To Accept ‘No’ For An Answer. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Disagreement, Emotions and Anger Management (My Dragon Books) (Volume 7) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Train Your Angry Dragon: Teach Your Dragon To Be Patient. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Emotions and Anger Management. (Dragon Books for Kids) (My Dragon Books) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $11.60 1 $11.60
Ear Warmer By Metog Gift Box Ear muffs Foldable Polar Fleece Earmuffs Black,One Size • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
My Day Is Ruined!: A Story Teaching Flexible Thinking (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.11 1 $9.11
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $8.86 1 $8.86
If Feelings Take Over • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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