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Mrs. Luce from Wasilla AK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Mindfulness!

Help me give my students books that provide the knowledge and skills needed for developing mindfulness.

  • $588 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school works strongly promotes students with active minds that are ready and willing to learn something new. After providing guidance we see students that are eager to accept challenges, capable of working through obstacles, and have a persistence to learn something new. This never give up attitude, along with the ability to collaborate with one another makes them shine.

The students who enter my classroom come with a variety of skills and ability levels.

My library media classes consist of grades K-5 and classroom sizes of about 25 students. Many of these students are English Second Language learners, some have developmental and physical disabilities, while all are unique and capable learners in their own way.

My Project

All students require the skills to interact in socially appropriate ways with others. Using the social emotional books selected in this project, students will be presented with literary scenarios that build resilience and adaptability to a variety of challenging daily situations resulting in a more mindful citizen.

Each story teaches students to be aware and focus on the present moment while learning to express kindness, self-control, empathy, and respect.

These books are used in daily lessons to focus on helping students develop mindfulness in their daily lives. The stories are read aloud during class time with activities that reinforce the social emotional skill being taught. Classroom activities may include role playing scenarios with peers, whole class, or small group discussion as well as independent projects.

The goal of this whole project is to create mindfulness in students that extends into every aspect of their lives!

Mrs. Luce
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Llama Llama and the Bully Goat • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Llama Llama Time to Share • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids • AKJ Education $16.16 1 $16.16
Bully • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Good Egg • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Ida, Always • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
David Gets In Trouble • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Invisible Boy • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
We Don't Eat Our Classmates! • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Rabbit Listened • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Bad Seed • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Moo • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Just Kidding • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad! • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Thanks for the Feedback(I Think) • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Peer Pressure Gauge • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
The Juice Box Bully • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
I Can't Believe You Said That! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
But It's Not My Fault! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
It's Hard to Be a Verb! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
A Flicker of Hope • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Wilma Jean - the Worry Machine • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
It's Hard to Be a Verb! - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Bully B.E.A.N.S Activity and Idea Book - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Stand up to Bullying! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Tough! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hooway For Wodney Wat • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Joey Pigza Loses Control • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Sometimes Jokes Aren't Funny • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
The Bully Blockers Club • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Berenstain Bears Lend a Helping Hand • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Zoom! Boom! Bully • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$377.67

Vendor shipping charges

$80.00

State sales tax

$5.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$499.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.06

Total project goal

$587.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$587.07

5 Donors

-$331.21

Donations toward project cost

-$314.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.80

Matching donations from our partners

-$217.18

Match offers toward project cost

-$184.60

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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