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Mrs. Gross from Janesville WI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindness Rocks

Help me give my students paint supplies and flat rocks to start a kindness club.

  • $468 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are proud to be 5th graders at a Personalized Learning School. They are the “top” of the school and looked up to by all the younger students. Our neighborhood school is considered lower-income where up to half receive free or reduced-price lunch. I have students of varying special needs, behaviors, limited language skills, and interests. The students utilize collaboration and individual skill sets to perform tasks in my class and throughout the school.

My students show​ a lot of determination to find a way to solve problems in a manner that matches their skill set.

The problems could be in math, reading, lunch, art, or life. As an educator, I strive to give my students the skills and materials needed to solve the problems they encounter. They have a love for learning and a willingness to attempt new pursuits.

Through DonorsChoose, with the help of all the amazing donors, students are able to have experiences where they learn new skills or master old ones. The learning possibilities are vast and will give my diverse learners opportunities to be a more rounded individual.

My Project

One of my students was talking about creating kindness rocks with her friends outside of school and thought it would be a great idea to begin a club at school. There are many students that will benefit from learning strategies to be kind and having an outlet to sharing things about themselves.

Respecting others is a lifetime learning process.

Using acrylic paints and markers will allow the students in the club a way to express themselves using rocks. The Mandala Dotting Tools Set will give students a starting point with their design. It will lead into students having conversations with one another and learning details about their new friend/acquaintance.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
24 Rocks for Painting - Flat & Smooth Kindness Rocks for Arts, Crafts, and Decoration - Stones w/Easy Paint Surface - 2 to 3.5 inches - Set of 24 - Black • Amazon Business $19.97 7 $139.79
Capcouriers Rocks for Painting - Smooth Painting Rocks - Perfect for Kindness Rocks - About 2 inches in Length • Amazon Business $13.99 5 $69.95
Acrylic Paint Pens for Rock Painting, 24 Vibrant Colors Paint Markers Kit for Glass, Stone, Wood, Fabric, Metal, Ceramic, Rock & More, Extra Fine Tip, Water Based, Quick-Dry, Great Back to School Gift • Amazon Business $19.35 2 $38.70
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2 Ounce), PROMOABII Best Selling Colors II • Amazon Business $17.61 2 $35.22
Apple Barrel PROMOABI, Assorted Colors 1 (18 pack) • Amazon Business $17.34 2 $34.68
UPINS 60 Pcs Flat Paint Brushes Set with Nylon Hair,Small Brush Bulk for Miniature Detail Painting,Short Plastic Handle,Artist Acrylic Oil Watercolor Fine Art Painting for Kids,Students,Starter,Adults • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
32PCS Mandala Dotting Tools Set with a Blue Zipper Waterproof Storage Bag for Painting Rocks • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Aleene's Spray Gloss Finish 6oz Acrylic Sealer, Original Version • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

Materials cost

$362.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$397.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.18

Total project goal

$467.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$467.89

1 Donor

-$198.86

Donations toward project cost

-$198.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$233.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$198.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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