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Mrs. Ballenger from Cincinnati OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Social Emotional Books

Help me give my students the skills to be able to control their emotions.

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year the majority of my students are encountering their first time in a school setting. They are coming from a low-income area of Ohio. They need a lot of one-on-one help, as they are three to five years old, and some with learning disabilities.

My students are very energetic and eager to learn, and they have a lot of fun doing it!

With every lesson taught, the students are expanding their minds. I have many students that will be going on to kindergarten next year, and I plan to have them equipped with all the skills that they need to be successful in their academic career.

My Project

95% of my students are from low income families.

With the growing abuse of illegal drugs, my students are coming into my classroom exposed to drugs either in the womb or outside of, leaving most of students unable to deal with their emotions.

I am currently following the Becky Bailey's conscious discipline method. I encourage the students to make good choices, be mindful of others, and self regulation.

Every morning we start the day doing yoga stretches, singing a good morning song, and reading a social emotional book. I am currently rereading books as I am limited to the books on social emotional issues. I would also like to be able to loan the books out to families, so they can also help in this area we struggle in.

Thank you so much for your interest in the well being of my students!

Mrs. Ballenger
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Train Your Angry Dragon: Teach Your Dragon To Be Patient. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Emotions and Anger Management. (Dragon Books for Kids) (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
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
Help Your Dragon Deal With Anxiety: Train Your Dragon To Overcome Anxiety. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids How To Deal With Anxiety, Worry And Fear. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Train Your Dragon To Accept NO: Teach Your Dragon To Accept ‘No’ For An Answer. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Disagreement, Emotions and Anger Management (My Dragon Books) (Volume 7) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
The Mindful Dragon: A Dragon Book about Mindfulness. Teach Your Dragon To Be Mindful. A Cute Children Story to Teach Kids about Mindfulness, Focus and Peace. (My Dragon Books) (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Teach Your Dragon To Follow Instructions: Help Your Dragon Follow Directions. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids The Importance of Listening and Following Instructions. (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Train Your Dragon To Love Himself: A Dragon Book To Give Children Positive Affirmations. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids To Love Who They Are. (My Dragon Books) (Volume 13) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Teach Your Dragon To Understand Consequences: A Dragon Book To Teach Children About Choices and Consequences. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids How ... Good Choices. (My Dragon Books) (Volume 14) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Train Your Dragon To Accept NO: Teach Your Dragon To Accept ‘No’ For An Answer. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Disagreement, Emotions and Anger Management (My Dragon Books) (Volume 7) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Find Your Happy!: A Kid's Self Love Book • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$126.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$158.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.95

Total project goal

$186.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.35

1 Donor

-$186.35

Donations toward project cost

-$158.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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