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  • $267 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Nicchi
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Mistake-Making, Kind Kiddos!

My students need books to teach them about empathy, tolerance, diversity, growth mindset, and kindness! Our titles include The Invisible Boy, How to Potty Train Your Monster, Fill a Bucket: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children, Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy, Beautiful Oops!, Bucket Filling from A to Z: The Key to Being Happy and more.

My Students

"This is the best day ever!" I promise I'm not exaggerating when I say I've heard this a few dozen times this year. Whether my students exclaim it during a hands-on math activity, reading about mammals, or while zooming cars off ramps in order to write a lab report, it's clear they LOVE to learn.

My second graders are a hard-working, fun-loving, kind-hearted bunch at a Title I school south of Seattle.

Representing cultures, languages, and regions from around the world, they bring so much joy and curiosity to our classroom!

My Project

My students are learning how to be their best selves! We need books to teach my students about empathy, tolerance, diversity, growth mindset, and kindness! Our titles include The Invisible Boy, How to Potty Train Your Monster, Fill a Bucket: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children, Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy, Beautiful Oops!, Bucket Filling from A to Z: The Key to Being Happy and more. These books will provide them examples from which to grow and characters to whom they can relate. All of this will help my students grow into their best selves.

By learning how to make mistakes, show empathy towards others, and treat everyone with kindness, they will learn as students AND as humans.

By reading about characters who are empathetic, kind, accepting, learning from mistakes, and more, my students too will begin to emulate that. Many of my students are first and second generation from Mexico, Vietnam, Guatemala, and Somalia. With such a diverse classroom, my hope is to foster a community that is safe, welcoming, and warm for all.

Thank you for helping out in any way you can! It means the world to me.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
12 Reading Phones Auditory Feedback Whisper Phone Speech Therapy Read to Self • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
The Rain Stomper • Amazon Business $12.46 1 $12.46
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.18 1 $11.18
How to Potty Train Your Monster • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Fill a Bucket: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy • Amazon Business $9.31 1 $9.31
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Bucket Filling from A to Z: The Key to Being Happy • Amazon Business $8.84 1 $8.84
Kitten's First Full Moon Board Book • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Roll, Slope, and Slide: A Book About Ramps (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
Interrupting Chicken • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
Heavy Duty Mini Silver Refrigerator Magnet Hook Clips for Photo Displays, Hanging Home Decoration, Arts & Crafts, Office Organizing (8 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Relatives Came • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
The Pain and the Great One • Amazon Business $5.09 1 $5.09
National Geographic Readers: Wolves • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Forces Make Things Move (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $3.47 1 $3.47

Materials cost

$178.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.05

Total project goal

$266.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$266.98

2 Donors

-$129.52

Donations toward project cost

-$116.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.68

match offer

-$129.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The DonorsChoose.org Community and 2 other donors.

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