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Ms. Strakova from Hartford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Am Kind, I Am Strong

Help me give my students the power within - the beliefs in selves and others.

  • $383 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are just awesome! It is as simple as that - just awesome! They are the most curious and inquisitive group of children you would ever meet. They may be young, but don't let their age fool you into thinking they're not ready to use the tools they have and apply the new ones as soon as they learn them!

Despite the hardships many have already experienced, these little wonders are ready to learn and most importantly - to take care of each other!

They put a smile on your face and a spring in your step each and every day. Please, help them develop the skills necessary for their success, for their future.

My Project

My young students learn by observing us adults, through our conversations with them, through the books, and our actions. I teach my students to be kind to themselves as much as to be kind to each other. I teach them to be strong and use the word "no" if that is what they mean. In my classroom you must be kind, polite, and respectful. These books will empower my students to speak their mind while staying respectful. The books will reenforce what I've been teaching them - you do not have to agree with someone but you must be kind and respectful. Girls are smart, pink is a great color for everyone, we are all the same yet different.

Ms. Strakova
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
6233628$$Customized Text$$2000 Plus Printer 20 Self Inking Stamp (1SI20P/P20), Line 1: Customized Text • Staples Advantage $21.40 1 $21.40
Hero Arts 3" x 4" Ink 'n Stamp Tub, Animal Prints • Staples Advantage $18.99 1 $18.99
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $18.30 1 $18.30
Sticks • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
The Mindful Dragon: A Dragon Book about Mindfulness. Teach Your Dragon To Be Mindful. A Cute Children Story to Teach Kids about Mindfulness, Focus and Peace. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
My Hands Were Made For Helping • Amazon Business $11.82 1 $11.82
A Family Is a Family Is a Family • Amazon Business $11.60 1 $11.60
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark • Amazon Business $11.14 1 $11.14
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark • Amazon Business $11.14 1 $11.14
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
I Believe in Myself (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Pink Is for Boys • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Dress Like a Girl • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
Jupiter Storm (Seeds of Magic) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
A Is for Awesome!: 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
The Family Book • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
I Look Up To... Malala Yousafzai • Amazon Business $7.09 1 $7.09
I Look Up To... Michelle Obama • Amazon Business $7.09 1 $7.09
I Look Up To... Ruth Bader Ginsburg • Amazon Business $7.09 1 $7.09
Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $2.92 1 $2.92

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