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Mrs. Perez from Bronx NY is requesting sports & exercise equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Hands Make For Relaxed Minds

Help me give my students jewelry making kits.

  • $157 goal

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My Students

My students come from many walks of life. The students I serve each day attend a Title I school in the highest poverty area in The Bronx, New York. They are faced with hardships almost daily; nevertheless, they show up, eager and ready to learn.

I am all for encouraging our students to work towards their goals, and I join right in by helping them with coping strategies to help keep them focused and making the right decisions.

This helps them academically and social-emotionally as well.

They are truly eager beavers, as well as a fun and diverse group of learners. I believe that small group work is a great way to provide academic intervention and reinforce their self-confidence.

My Project

My students often come to me with worries about grades, friendships, romantic relationships, home and family. I provide them with a listening ear and gentle guidance. These beading kits can keep their hands occupied while they are talking. It helps release tension and brings a smile to their faces.

Purposeful use of the hands in activities like beading and jewelry making can keep the mind in the present and free of worry about the past and the future.

Hand-based hobbies like these and others can help develop habits that include practicing, persevering, and trial-and-error problem solving, which are important life skills for everyone.

Mrs. Perez
Grades 6-8

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30 Acrylic Yarn Skeins 1.27 Ounce(36g) Each, 2180 Yards Assorted Yarn for Knitting and Crochet, 73PCS Crochet Accessories Set Including Ergonomic Hooks, Knitting Needles & More Ideal Beginner Kit • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Glass Beads for Jewelry Making,1100Pcs 83 Different Pattern Round Beads Include Crystals Beads, Gemstone Beads, Crackle Beads, Patterns Beads, Spacer Beads for DIY Bracelet Earring Necklace (8mm) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Neenah Astrobrights Premium Color Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets, Eclipse Black (WAU22321) • Amazon Business $22.11 1 $22.11
4M 3625 Easy-To-Do Crochet Kit - DIY Arts & Crafts Yarn Gift for Kids & Teens, Boys & Girls • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
PILOT G2 Metallics Refillable and Retractable Rolling Ball Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Color Inks, 8-Pack Pouch (34405) • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47

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