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Ms. Hobbs from Stafford TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching Character and Emotional Regulation Through Books--- What Fun!

Help me give my students some social-emotional books such as It's Hard to Be A Verb that I can use to help explain their emotions and feelings and how they can handle them in an appropriate way.

  • $594 goal

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My Students

I am the Pre-Kindergarten-1st Grade Counselor at a Title I school. My students are so diverse and unique and even though they may come from low-income families, they don't let their life circumstances stand in the way of their eagerness to learn.

My students are a diverse group of tenderhearted, open-minded, and energetic individuals who come to school eager to learn everything they can about the world they live in.

I want to be able to give them as many tools and strategies as possible to help them develop and grow into students of good morals and character, while at the same time learning how to manage their feelings and emotions.

My Project

Teaching good character traits such as honesty, integrity, fairness, responsibility, caring, and good citizenship will be more interactive and fun through the use of books that have been written to engage our youngest students.

Explaining emotions and feelings to my little students with fun, interactive stories will have a more positive impact on my students as well.

I really need to build my library so that I have some tools and strategies to pass on to my students to help them learn how to develop lifelong character traits while also learning how to handle the social-emotional aspect of school, friendships, and the emotions and feelings that they will encounter on a daily basis.

Ms. Hobbs
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 700 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
I Can't Believe You Said That!: My Story about Using My Social Filter...or Not! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.36 2 $18.72
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.31 2 $18.62
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.29 2 $18.58
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story about Staying on Task and Asking for Help • Amazon Business $9.26 2 $18.52
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little Safety SPOT: At School • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little Thankful SPOT • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little Scribble SPOT: A Story About Colorful Emotions • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
A Little SPOT of Happiness • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
A Little Peaceful SPOT: A Story About Mindfulness • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Confidence: A Story About Believing In Yourself • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Anger: A Story About Managing BIG Emotions • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Anxiety: A Story About Calming Your Worries • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Sadness: A Story About Empathy And Compassion • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Love • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Kindness! • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little Respectful SPOT: A Story About Respecting People, Places, and Things • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little SPOT of Responsibility: A Story About Making Good Choices • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Finding Your SPOT In The World: A Story About Diversity • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! My story about listening and following instructions (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Making Friends Is an Art! • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Sorry, I Forgot to Ask!: My Story About Asking Permission and Making an Apology (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think: My story about accepting criticism and complements the right way! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.36 1 $9.36
Lying Up a STORM • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $8.07 1 $8.07
It's Hard To Be A Verb • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Worry Says What? • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Don't be Afraid to Drop! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Flicker of Hope • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
What's in it For Me? (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $7.41 1 $7.41
Wilma Jean - The Worry Machine • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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