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Mrs. Sears from Stafford VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

LET GO and LEGO

Help me give my students strategies that will allow them to express themselves.

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The current pandemic has affected my role as a school counselor in a variety of ways. In the school building, I was readily available to assist my elementary grade level students when they were having trouble regulating their social and emotional needs. Currently, my students are at home which can be, for some, a place that does not provide comfort or stability. Many of my resources are stuck at school or written in other projects.

My Project

Recently, our school environment as we know it has changed. Our students and their families are on an emotional roller coaster with the onset of virtual learning. Although our school doors may be temporarily closed, the social and emotional needs of our students and their families are still important, and I am even more dedicated to continuing to support the social and emotional needs of my students, even virtually.

As a school counselor, I am always looking for great resources to encourage mindfulness.

To say I worry about my students would be an understatement.

In our classroom, guidance lessons, and individual counseling, I witnessed first-hand the emotional challenges experienced by my students and their families. In an effort to continue continuity and to support their self-regulation processes, I will use the mindfulness cards to give students ideas of how to self-regulate through the mindfulness process. The emotion LEGO will be used to further show students how every emotion is acceptable.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Build Me Emotions $78.95 1 $78.95
How I'm Feeling - 52 Sentence Completion Cards to Get Children Talking About Their Feelings - Ideal for Parents, Teachers, Therapists and More - by Impresa $14.99 1 $14.99
Empowerment Cards for Kids – 45 Action Packed and Fun Self Esteem Exercises - Mindfulness, Encouragement, Self-Compassion, Relaxation, Body Awareness, Feelings, Fun, Dreams $11.90 1 $11.90

Materials cost

$105.84

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.90

Total project goal

$179.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.33

2 Donors

-$139.66

Donations toward project cost

-$118.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.95

match offer

-$39.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.95

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$0.00

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