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Mrs. Tranchida from Charleston SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Random Acts of Kindness Campaign Classroom Library

My students need a Kindness/Empathy themed library. The books will be shared school-wide as part of a Ripple Effect classroom project promoting a positive learning environment. The books will facilitate character education and responsive classrooms.

  • $743 goal

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My Students

My first grade classroom is comprised of 20 amazing students between the ages of 5-7. The students in my classroom come from many different areas of Charleston County, as our school admission is lottery based. My students represent a typical heterogeneous classroom, where students of all walks of life share common interests and goals.

Our classroom theme is to "promote positivity through kind acts." We try our best to always be kind and empathic.

Our theme empowers us to look beyond the corners of our classroom and share our kindness campaign with others.

Our students would like to create a Kindness Library and share it with the entire school creating a kindness literacy ripple effect!

The kindness library will be organized and maintained by the students in my classroom, and made available to all of the primary classrooms as shared resources.

My Project

Students will develop increased empathy, compassion, and pro-social behavior by reading and discussing books from the Kindness Campaign reading list. Titles from our reading list include; "What Does It Mean to Be Kind," "How Full is Your Bucket?," and "You, Me, and Empathy."

In addition to developing character, students will expand their ability to concentrate, while acquiring new reading skills, such as, vocabulary/language acquisition, increased fluency and strengthening their comprehension.

Furthermore, the students will be engaged in an exciting school wide campaign in promoting Kindness/Empathy by sharing their library with the school. Each classroom in the school will absolutely benefit from the books in this grant!

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Be Kind • Amazon Business $12.75 2 $25.50
Kindness Club • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
A Little Books Boxed Set Featuring Little Pea, Little Hoot, Little Oink • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Kindness Is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
The Kindness Kids Project: A Compilation • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
A Cup of Kindness (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Secret Kindness Agents • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Firenze's Light • Amazon Business $14.01 1 $14.01
Seeds and Trees: A children's book about the power of words • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Kindness from A to Z • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
I See Kindness Everywhere • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
If You Plant a Seed • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Train Your Dragon To Be Kind: A Dragon Book To Teach Children About Kindness. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids To Be Kind, Caring, Giving And Thoughtful. (My Dragon Books) (Volume 9) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Kindness Is Key • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Kindness Starts With You - At School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Cara's Kindness • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Making a Difference: Teaching Kindness, Character and Purpose • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Kids' Random Acts of Kindness (Random Acts of Kindness Series) • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Mindful Kids: 50 Activities for Calm, Focus and Peace • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
The Kindness Kids • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Rock On, Kindness! Pass It On! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Crab and Whale: a new way to experience mindfulness for kids. Vol 1: Kindness (Mindful Storytime) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Peace • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Kindness Ninja: Recruiting The Team (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
The Green Ladybug: A book about Kindness • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
You, Me and Empathy: Teaching children about empathy, feelings, kindness, compassion, tolerance and recognising bullying behaviours • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Let's Be Kind • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Potato Chip Champ: Discovering Why Kindness Counts • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
Kindness to Share (board book) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Peace Book • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Harry The Happy Mouse: Teaching children to be kind to each other. • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Non-Random Acts of Kindness (The Life of Ty) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
How Kind! • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Nice Book • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Small Acts of Kindness • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
Kindness and Generosity: It Starts With Me! (Rookie Talk About It) • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
I Am Kind (Rodale Kids Curious Readers/Level 2) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74

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