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Mrs. Ballenger from Cincinnati OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Emotions and How to Handle Them

Help me give my students books to use for tools to help express their feelings and get along with peers.

  • $216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year the majority of my students are encountering their first time in a school setting. They are coming from a low-income area of Ohio. They need a lot of one-on-one help, as they are three to five years old, and some with learning disabilities.

My students are very energetic and eager to learn, and they have a lot of fun doing it!

With every lesson taught, the students are expanding their minds. I have many students that will be going on to kindergarten next year, and I plan to have them equipped with all the skills that they need to be successful in their academic career.

My Project

95% of my students are from low income families.

With the growing abuse of illegal drugs, my students are coming into my classroom exposed to drugs either in the womb or outside of, leaving most of students unable to deal with their emotions.

I am currently following the Becky Bailey's conscious discipline method. I encourage the students to make good choices, be mindful of others, and self regulation.

Every morning we start the day doing yoga stretches, singing a good morning song, and reading a social emotional book. I am currently rereading books as I am limited to the books on social emotional issues. I would also like to be able to loan the books out to families, so they can also help in this area we struggle in.

Thank you so much for your interest in the well being of my students!

Mrs. Ballenger
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
21 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set Liquid Motion Timer/Grape Ball/Flippy Chain/Stretchy String/Squeeze-a-Bean Soybeans/Slime/Mesh & Marble/Mochi Squishy for ADHD Autism Stress Anxiety Relief Adult Kids • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Social Skills Activities for Kids: 50 Fun Exercises for Making Friends, Talking and Listening, and Understanding Social Rules • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Sorry, I Forgot to Ask!: My Story About Asking Permission and Making an Apology (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
I Can't Believe You Said That!: My Story about Using My Social Filter...or Not! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Flicker of Hope • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story about Staying on Task and Asking for Help • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgrew Them • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.02 1 $9.02
Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal: A Tale of Tattletales • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.30 1 $8.30
It's My Way or the Highway: Turning Bossy Into Flexible and Assertive (Leader I'll Be!) (The Leader I'll Be) • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28

Materials cost

$151.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$183.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.35

Total project goal

$215.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.66

1 Donor

-$108.00

Donations toward project cost

-$91.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

match offer

-$107.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.15

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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