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Ms. Ruiz from Lynwood CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Small-Group Social-Emotional Learning

Help me give my students opportunities to learn vital social-emotional skills using specialized books, games and other materials!

  • $555 goal

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My Students

My school is located in a low-income area, and more than half of our students are enrolled in the free or reduced-rate lunch program. A lot of our students have experienced some form of trauma in the home and have a difficult time regulating their emotions.

Our school has put into place several social and emotional supports to help the students better cope with negative emotions and getting along with others.

This project will help those students who need additional support.

My Project

Social and Emotional Learning reflects the critical role of positive relationships and emotional connections in the learning process and helps students develop a range of skills they need for school and life. SEL skills include the ability to: feel and show empathy for others; establish and maintain positive relationships; make responsible decisions; as well as understand and manage emotions.

We have identified a number of students on campus who require small group instruction in key areas such as relational aggression; empathy, social skills and managing your emotions.

This project will allow us to purchase resources such as trade books, social-emotional workbooks, games, and other tools and resources to work with small groups of students with specific SEL needs.

Ms. Ruiz
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Elementary Students • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
The Color Monster Childrens Game • Amazon Business $34.07 1 $34.07
Social Emotional Games NoWaries S.T.O.R.M. | Best Educational Learning Resources for Kids & Adults | Emotional Awareness, Control, & Vocabulary | Fun for School & Therapy | Pack of 110 Playing Cards • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.73 2 $23.46
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.78 2 $21.56
The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions • Amazon Business $10.20 2 $20.40
Learning Resources Cross-section Brain Model, 2 Piece, Color Coded , Ages 7+ • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
2, 4, 6, 8 This Is How We Regulate: 75 Play Therapy Activities to Increase Mindfulness in Children • Amazon Business $17.71 1 $17.71
Therapy Games: Creative Ways to Turn Popular Games Into Activities That Build Self-Esteem, Teamwork, Communication Skills, Anger Management, Self-Discovery, and Coping Skills • Amazon Business $16.34 1 $16.34
CBT 123: The Hilariously Fun Game That Empowers Kids and Teens to Take Charge of Their Thoughts, Actions, and Emotions - Updated Version • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Whole-Brain Child Workbook: Practical Exercises, Worksheets and Activitis to Nurture Developing Minds • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Don't Go Bananas - A CBT Game for Kids to Work on Controlling Strong Emotions • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Yoga Dice: 7 Wooden Dice, Thousands of Possible Combinations! (Meditation Gifts, Workout Dice, Yoga for Beginners, Dice Games, Yoga Gifts for Women) • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Mad: A Workbook to Help Kids Control Their Anger • Amazon Business $13.35 1 $13.35
Let's Be Friends: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Social Skills and Make Great Friends • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
Learning to Listen, Learning to Care: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Self-Control and Empathy • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Help Your Dragon Cope with Trauma: A Cute Children Story to Help Kids Understand and Overcome Traumatic Events. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Anger Management Workbook for Kids: 50 Fun Activities to Help Children Stay Calm and Make Better Choices When They Feel Mad • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
How To Get Unstuck From The Negative Muck: A Kid's Guide To Getting Rid Of Negative Thinking • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
Social Skills Activities for Kids: 50 Fun Exercises for Making Friends, Talking and Listening, and Understanding Social Rules • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
A Terrible Thing Happened • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Trauma: Teaching kids all about trauma • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
You, Me and Empathy: Teaching children about empathy, feelings, kindness, compassion, tolerance and recognising bullying behaviours • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Understanding Myself: A Kid's Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79

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