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Mrs. Jacobsen from Racine WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supporting Mental Health

Help me give my students the tools to build and improve their mental health awareness.

  • $471 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a special education teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with many challenges both in and out of the classroom.

My students all have different academic and social goals they are working towards, but that does not stop them from being amazing kids.

They all want to be successful in everything they do whether it be reading, writing, math or just being less disruptive in class.

My classroom environment is nurturing one, with a small and very close group of kids that love to learn together

My Project

Emotional wellbeing is just as important for our students. Every day I see students struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, and other mental health issues that keep our students out of their academic setting.

The fidget toys and stress balls will help the students regain focus to be able to get back into their academic setting.

Social games will give the students the opportunity to learn and practice the skills needed to cope with their feelings and emotions.

I hope these materials will help build the skills to support their emotional and behavior regulations. All students have the right to be in a safe environment and learn.

Mrs. Jacobsen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MySELF Single Copy Set (1 each of 24 books) • Amazon Business $95.67 1 $95.67
GANXIN Multifunctional 2.3'' High 6 Digits LED Wall Clock, With Countdown/up Digital Timer, 12/24-Hour Real Time Clock, Stopwatch by Remote Control, Red Color • Amazon Business $83.99 1 $83.99
Playing CBT - Therapy Game to Develop Awareness of Thoughts, Emotions and behaviors for improving Social Skills, Coping Skills and Enhancing self Control Version • Amazon Business $60.00 1 $60.00
Multicolor Sensory Balls (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $42.46 1 $42.46
Mad Dragon: An Anger Control Card Game • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
My Moods, My Choices Flipbook for Kids; 20 Different Moods/Emotions; Help Kids Identify Feelings and Make Positive Choices; Laminated Pages • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Marathon Large Display Digital Timer with Adjustable Volume - White • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.41 1 $14.41
26 Pack Sensory Toys Set, Relieves Stress and Anxiety Fidget Toy for Children Adults, Special Toys Assortment for Birthday Party Favors, Classroom Rewards Prizes, Carnival, Piñata Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Infinity Cube Fidget Toy cAoku 2017 Newest Magic Toy Unlimited Fidget Cube with Triangular Accessory Inside Stress Anxiety Relief Toy … • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94

Materials cost

$356.40

Vendor shipping charges

$8.53

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$400.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.64

Total project goal

$470.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$470.92

3 Donors

-$470.92

Donations toward project cost

-$400.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.64

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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