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Mrs. Moore from Forest City IA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paint Their World Bright

Help me give my students a place to come that will help with their social and emotional needs. Students will be able to have a place that is safe and can help them work through any problem.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When children have a safe learning environment, that promotes positive behaviors, everyone wins. I am so excited to take on a new adventure as a Middle School guidance counselor. I want to be proactive in their social and emotional learning. These 140 students come from a variety of backgrounds. We live in a rural community that spans many small surrounding towns. Many of our students come from single-parent, blended families, and low-income households.

These kiddos are eager to learn, grow, and take on empathy, social skills, and emotional responsibilities.

I am so excited to be part of their learning experience next year as their 5th/6th Grade Guidance Teacher, they are a fantastic bunch!

My Project

Social and emotional skills are extremely important to achieving success in schools. Many students are not equipped with these skills when they enter the school doors. As my students' middle school guidance counselor, I want them to know they have a safe haven to work through any potential issues they may be facing in their lives. Also, be able to equip my students for future success. The students will be using the Guidance office for peer relation groups, one-on-one meetings, and large group instruction.

Integrating social and emotional skills learning into our curriculum improves students’ attitudes and engagement.

Social and emotional skills can benefit our students, and more importantly, they can be taught. We can help build, self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making skills!

Mrs. Moore
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
KILZ TRIBUTE Interior Satin Paint and Primer in One, 1 Gallon, Tropical Escape (TB-56) • Amazon Business $43.35 1 $43.35
Learning Ladder Set of 10 Chalkboard Style Motivational Classroom Posters (13" x 19" - Laminated) | Inspirational Quotes for Classroom Decoration • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Mindfulness Therapy Games: Social Skills Game that Teaches Mindfulness for Kids, Teens and Adults | Effective for Self Care, Communication Skills | 40 Cards for Play Therapy • Amazon Business $19.94 1 $19.94
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids (Bucketfilling Books) • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27

Materials cost

$109.96

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$7.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.38

Total project goal

$182.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.51

2 Donors

-$151.00

Donations toward project cost

-$128.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.65

match offer

-$31.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$26.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.73

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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