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Mrs. Kobzowicz from Show Low AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Peace in Kindergarten

My students need a carpet, bookshelf, and books for a deescalation space in our classroom where they can practice self-regulation while managing stress, frustration, and other feelings.

  • $440 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We live in a rural area where most students receive free-reduced lunches. My students are adventurous, inquisitive, and unique individuals that love to learn! In order to provide them with a safe and secure environment a safe place in the classroom is necessary. Many of the students in our school have experienced some type of tragedy or trauma in their lives. When they walk through the door of the classroom everyday they don't leave everything at the door.

Providing them with an area that has been designated to help them recognize and work through the emotions they are feeling is one of my goals for the upcoming school year.

My Project

Research suggests that social and emotional development is just as important to children's learning as their academic development. I want to create an environment that enables children to become problem solvers. The requested bookshelf, books, and rug will really bring the safe area to life!

The safe area will give students time and space to manage their emotions.

Creating safe space for reflection is vital when trying to build the capacity to teach them how to react when they feel angry, sad, or frustrated. Making peace in kindergarten and empowering my students to identify and communicate their own feelings is the main goal of this project.

Mrs. Kobzowicz
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ836 - Classic Birch Help-Yourself Bookstand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $189.00 1 $189.00
AA510 - Alphabet Nature Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF465 - Moods & Emotions Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.50 1 $49.50
I Get Along With Others Book Set - Paperback (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.91 1 $22.91

Materials cost

$311.40

Vendor shipping charges

$5.00

State sales tax

$22.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$373.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.88

Total project goal

$439.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$439.22

10 Donors

-$355.81

Donations toward project cost

-$302.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.37

Matching donations from our partners

-$83.41

Match offers toward project cost

-$70.90

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.51

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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