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Ms. Slaton from San Leandro CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Human Kind(ness) Because Everyone is Welcome Here

Help me give my students affirmation cards, multicultural games like backgammon and Mancala, multicultural books, motivational/inclusion posters, and anti-bullying shirts and buttons.

  • $590 goal

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My Students

Someone once told me, "We don't hate on people we know," so let's get to know each other! When we take the time to learn about people and truly get to know them, we are more likely to act out of kindness towards them. As a teacher, it is my job to create an environment in which my students are comfortable, embraced, and empowered to learn.

The most effective learning will occur in a classroom that celebrates and honors the diversity that our students bring with them each and every day.

When students are embraced, supported, and honored for their differences, contributions, and beauty, they build confidence and and comfort and become more open and willing to participate.

My Project

The resources requested in this project allow people to take pride in who they are, and remind us the importance of inclusion and respect of all. The anti-bullying posters, buttons, and shirts will be worn and displayed to show support for those who may have been victimized, and remind others to always show respect and kindness. The multicultural books, backgammon, and mancala will be shared and available for students to read, play, represent their culture and share it with others. The hummingbird feeder is just a little something to make a welcoming environment where people feel welcomed and included. Lastly, the affirmation cards are something that I plan to use every week and have the students recite, reflect, and internalize.

My students need to know that they have a safe space to be themselves, honor who they truly are, and to accept and respect others.

Ms. Slaton
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Duboce Inlaid Walnut, Beech, Sapele, and Bass Wood Backgammon Board Game - 17 Inch Set (Large) • Amazon Business $74.99 1 $74.99
No Bullying Pinback Buttons - 1 Inch Round - 25 Pack • Amazon Business $10.49 4 $41.96
Yellow Mountain Imports Mancala Set with Wooden Board and Quartz Pebble Playing Pieces • Amazon Business $32.65 1 $32.65
Grateful Gnome - Hummingbird Feeder - Hand Blown Glass - Fiery Bell Tower - 20 Fluid Ounces • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
You are Mini Collection 5x7 Wall Art Prints, Typography, Nursery Decor, Kid's Wall Art Print, Kid's Room Decor, Gender Neutral, Motivational Word Art, Inspirational Artwork for Kids, Baby Room Decor • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Sincere Surroundings Rustic Frame 10" x 10" Sign, Be The Reason Someone Smiles Today • Amazon Business $25.19 1 $25.19
Vashti Harrison Boxed Set • Amazon Business $21.10 1 $21.10
Motivational Posters Pack of 8 Inspirational Quotes for Classroom & Office Matte Lamination Chalk Board Style • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Rainbow Everyone Is Welcome Here Sign Gay and Lesbian Inclusive Pride Banner for Work, School, Office, Dorm, Classroom, Business or Home Decor | LGBTQ+ Ally • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Eureka No Bullying Anytime 17"x22" Posters (837173) • Amazon Business $9.59 2 $19.18
Anti Bullying Awareness TShirt - Stop Bullying T Shirts • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Be Kind T-Shirt - Choose Kindness Anti-Bullying Message • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Be Kind T-Shirt - Choose Kindness Anti-Bullying Message • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Be Kind T-Shirt - Choose Kindness Anti-Bullying Message • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Be Kind T-Shirt - Choose Kindness Anti-Bullying Message • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Be The Reason Someone Smiles Today T-Shirt • Amazon Business $15.85 1 $15.85
How to Love Yourself Cards: A Deck of 64 Affirmations • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85

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