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Mrs. Sears from Stafford VA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help me not to Flip my Lid Part 2

Help me give my students tools to help them to express their emotions and feelings in a positive manner and a place to store them all neatly.

  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of cultures, with over half of our school population consisting of non-native English speakers. Much of our population consists of students of deployed, reintegrated, or retired military personnel. This can sometimes create barriers to traditional and conventional teaching. Despite the challenges they face, they are still energetic, fun-loving, and eager to learn.

The students we serve are eager to learn and trust in knowing we will provide them with as much love as possible.

My kids are awesome, funny, and happy students who work together to build a great community. I am the ambassador of their education and want to make sure they have lasting memories of their academic years.

My Project

We live in a fast paced society where our children are often dealing with high emotions, but don't have a way of properly expressing them. As a school counselor, I often see students who are angry, sad, frustrated and anxious. They have not learned the skills necessary to handle these types of emotions.

Our world has changed so much in the past few months and these games are a great way to connect and help our students "play out" their emotions.

Using these games improve social skills, emotional regulation, self-control and self-resilience in children and adolescents.

These games are designed for use in individual therapy and group sessions, by therapists and counselors. It enables a fun and safe means of exposure to emotions and related cognitive issues.The locker will provide a safe place to neatly house all these great resources.

Mrs. Sears
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HouseinBox Office File Storage Metal Cabinet 3 Door Cupboard Locker Organizer Console Stand 3-in-1,Black (White) • Amazon Business $148.99 1 $148.99
Playing CBT - Therapy Game to Develop Awareness of Thoughts, Emotions and behaviors for improving Social Skills, Coping Skills and Enhancing self Control.- New Version • Amazon Business $65.00 1 $65.00
My Feelings Game. Fun Educational Family Game to Help Kids Express Their Emotions and Learn self Regulation. Endorsed by Dr Temple Grandin and Other World Renown clinicians and Educators. • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
You Know Social Skills Games and Therapy Games, A Fun Game That Opens Communication and Encourages Meaningful Conversations to Establish Relationships • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Yes I Can! Have Impulse Control • Amazon Business $19.90 1 $19.90
Self-Reflection Cards • Amazon Business $19.85 1 $19.85

Materials cost

$306.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$341.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.23

Total project goal

$401.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$401.51

3 Donors

-$211.04

Donations toward project cost

-$183.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.91

match offer

-$186.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$158.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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