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Ms. Sieve from Arnold MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Mental Health Fun

Help me give my students tools to become the best possible versions of themselves.

  • $505 goal

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My Students

I work at two different middle schools in Arnold, Missouri. I work with about 800+ sixth, seventh and eighth grade students on a weekly basis. I help the students grow emotionally, socially, and academically. Students in our district come from many different home environments. There are many low income families in our schools. Some students have parents in and out of jail while other are homeless. Many of the students are on free and reduced lunch plans. To many of our students, school is their safe place and their family.

I see on average about 5-10 students each day who are suffering with a mental health issue.

I want to have all the tools possible to help the students feel confident and comfortable with their mental health.

My Project

In schools today it is so important to monitor students mental health on a daily basis. Mental health issues include depression, anxiety, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, bullying, etc. Mental health deals with how we relate with others, handle stress, and make choices. As a school counselor, I am not supplied with many items to help my students. I have selected items that can help students with their mental health is a fun way.

I am the advocate for mental health in my building and I would greatly benefit from these tools.

Students are faced with so many issues in today's world, let's make mental health issues something they are prepared to deal with!

Ms. Sieve
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Talking, Feeling & Doing Card Games Set • Amazon Business $149.90 1 $149.90
Open Spaces Totika Self Esteem Game With 48 Question Card Deck - A Game of Fun, Skill and Communication • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
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
Crayola 140 Count Art Set, Rainbow Inspiration Art Case, Gifts for Kids, Age 4, 5, 6 • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
The One and Only Kinetic Sand, Folding Sand Box with 2lbs of Kinetic Sand • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Choices in a Jar • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
White & Gold Reversible Sequin Throw Pillow | Includes Pillow Insert • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Silly Putty Eggs Party Pack 5 ct. • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
Emojinks Emoji Card Games For Families - Fun Card Game For kids Emoji Party Toys Gifts For Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Battleship Game • Amazon Business $11.92 1 $11.92
Spot It! (Color/Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Teen Talk in a Jar • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Feelings in a Jar: A Fun Game for All Ages for Endless Play & Interaction • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hasbro Guess Who? Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Good Vibes Coloring Book (Coloring is Fun) (Design Originals): 30 Beginner-Friendly Relaxing & Creative Art Activities on High-Quality Extra-Thick Perforated Paper that Resists Bleed Through • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43

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