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Ms. Nieves from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Change Your Life Today! Help Motivate a Student to Succeed!

My students need The Guidance Department is seeking support with providing materials such as motivational books to inspire self-esteem, fidget toys for trouble focusing and relieving nervousness, art materials, and software for career and college research.

  • $741 goal

This project expired on November 5, 2018.

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My Students

Dear Donor;

I am seeking your support in providing motivational materials to assist students in need of social-emotional encouragement, career development, and college awareness.

At Frances E. Carter students participate in many social-emotional building activities such as the Kindness Challenge, Character Building, Restorative Practices, and Circles.

At Frances E. Carter we have a diverse group of children from low social-economic backgrounds. It is a community that incorporates a student population ranging from Pre-k to 8th grade. We have a large Special Education group receiving mandated counseling. Also, currently we have 75 children in temporary housing, which includes shelters. Additionally, we have a large population of English Language Learners from all parts of the world. Despite their low social-economics, temporary housing situations, being new to the country and the culture our students are resilient children that deserve opportunities to encourage social-emotional resiliency.

I am seeking support with providing materials such as motivational books to inspire self-esteem building; fidget toys for students who have trouble focusing and relieving nervous energy; art materials to assist students with anxiety and stress; as well as, software for the middle school students to research careers and build on college awareness.

My Project

These materials will assist in social-emotional skill building, such as motivational books to inspire self-esteem growth; fidget toys for trouble focusing and relieving nervousness; art materials to help students with anxiety and stress; as well as, software for the middle school students to research careers and build on college awareness. Your support in providing these materials will provide encouragement and the fundamental skills needed for our students to achieve their highest potential. Due to the school budget deficit of about half a million dollars for the next school year, we lack materials for social-emotional education. For these reasons, we are seeking your help.

Ms. Nieves
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 490 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Once Upon A Time Kids Journal To Draw And Write In: Childrens Story Writing Lined Journal Diary Notebook with Blank Drawing Boxes to Draw, Write and ... (Childrens Writing Books) (Volume 15) • Amazon Business $5.99 30 $179.70
Pocket Gel Fidget • AKJ Education $8.99 10 $89.90
Weighted Tactile Beanbags-Set of 5 • AKJ Education $20.69 3 $62.07
All About Me 2 in 1 Mirrors • AKJ Education $24.08 2 $48.16
Visual Cards for Calming • AKJ Education $14.39 3 $43.17
GLOUE Magnetic Blocks, Building Blocks,Magnetic Toy contain Square, Triangle, Large Triangle Magnets Toys for Girls & Boys - Deluxe Set (64pcs) (All Building Blocks) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Think Happy, Be Happy: Art, Inspiration, Joy • Amazon Business $7.48 2 $14.96
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Rumor Has It (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit) • Amazon Business $10.28 1 $10.28
Artist's Club Papillon Stencil Craft Paint Brush Set of 4 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
10pcs Drawing Painting Stencils Scale Template sets, Plastic Shapes Scrapbook Stencils Graphics Stencils for Children Creation,Scrapbooking, DIY Albums Accessories • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Maya's Voice • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
She Believed She Could, So She Did (mini book) • Amazon Business $4.97 2 $9.94
ARTEZA Watercolor Premium Artist Paints Set - 12 Colors (12 x 12 ml/0.74 US fl oz) • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
You Are Doing a Freaking Great Job.: And Other Reminders of Your Awesomeness • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
How My Parents Learned to Eat (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Believe (mini book) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Believe in Yourself (Mini Book) (Petites) • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93
How to Draw People (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
How to Draw Pets (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $3.30 1 $3.30

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