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Mrs. Parker from Blacksburg SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help the Whole Child! (Emotional and Social Needs)

Help me give my students the resources to help them work through their emotions. So many of my students deal with stressful situations at home and do not understand how to deal with those emotions.

  • $522 goal

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My Students

The students at my school are bright, eager to learn, and compassionate about their individuality. Each one loves to read and is unique. It is my job, as the media specialist, to provide opportunities for them to grow through access to books. The majority of my students come from low-income families and they do not have access to a variety of books.

Our school's belief is that every student deserves a quality education in an environment that supports emotional, social, cultural, and educational needs.

My Project

I am a school media specialist in a primary school (4K-2nd grade). This year, our school focus will be on helping the "whole child" by providing an environment that supports our students' emotional, social, cultural, and educational needs. I currently have only a few books related to social and emotional needs in our media center.

The books that I have chosen will be used by me and classroom teachers, for example, as read alouds each morning to start the day.

Whether a student has come to school angry, happy, sad, etc... there will be a book that he/she can relate to.

Mrs. Parker
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teach Your Dragon to Understand Consequences: A Dragon Book to Teach Children about Choices and Consequences. a Cute Children Story to Teach Kids How to Make Good Choices. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $24.94 1 $24.94
Train Your Dragon To Be Kind: A Dragon Book To Teach Children About Kindness. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids To Be Kind, Caring, Giving And Thoughtful. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
Today I'm a Monster • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
How Are You Peeling? Foods With Moods (Turtleback Binding Edition) (Scholastic Bookshelf: Feelings) • Amazon Business $17.20 1 $17.20
Social Skills for Kids: Over 75 Fun Games & Activities for Building Better Relationships, Problem Solving & Improving Communcation • Amazon Business $16.62 1 $16.62
Don't Feed The WorryBug (WorryWoo Monsters) • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
The Way I Act • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Today I Am Mad: (Anger Management, Kids Books, Baby, Childrens, Ages 3 5, Emotions) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sticks • Amazon Business $12.93 1 $12.93
Scribble Stones • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $12.44 1 $12.44
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $12.33 1 $12.33
FIfo Today I Feel Emotion • Amazon Business $12.33 1 $12.33
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Be Honest and Tell the Truth (Learning to Get Along®) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I Will Be Okay (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
I Will Try (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
I Believe in Myself (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
I Can Handle It (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.05 1 $11.05
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Cool Down and Work Through Anger (Learning to Get Along®) • Amazon Business $10.65 1 $10.65
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Kindergators: Hands Off, Harry! • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Wilma Jean - The Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.85 1 $9.85
Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgrew Them • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96

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