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Mrs. Anderson from Chicago IL is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Worrying About the What Ifs

Help me give my students books on anxiety so they can overcome and persevere through daily challenges.

  • $273 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

I am the only school counselor for over 600 amazing students. Ninety percent of our students are Latino, and 76% are from low-income families. About 11% of our students are considered special needs. Our students are bright and creative and come from hard-working, loving families that want to see their children succeed.

Not being physically in school has been a challenge for many students, families, and teachers, but we are all trying the best we can with what we have.

My Project

After a year of remote learning, some of our students have returned to our school building, while some continue learning at home. While the move to remote learning was essential due to the pandemic, it has not occurred without incident.

With this shift in the learning environment has come an increase in anxiety, depression, social isolation, insecurity, loneliness, helplessness, and hopelessness from students of all ages.

The books selected will play a huge role in addressing the needs of students and are necessary for creating a positive and impactful school experience for students. The books will be used for both individual and group sessions and will allow me to continue supporting students through a variety of challenges they may be experiencing like grief, anger, and anxiety.

Mrs. Anderson
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Coping Skills for Kids Workbook: Over 75 Coping Strategies to Help Kids Deal with Stress, Anxiety and Anger • Amazon Business $18.69 1 $18.69
Incredible You!: 10 Ways to Let Your Greatness Shine Through • Amazon Business $16.39 1 $16.39
Modaff and Miff and Their Two Sided What Ifs - Encouraging social emotional learning with children that have feelings of anxiety, worry, and fear. • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Unstoppable Me!: 10 Ways to Soar Through Life • Amazon Business $15.47 1 $15.47
The Boy with Big, Big Feelings (The Big, Big) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
My Body Sends a Signal: Helping Kids Recognize Emotions and Express Feelings • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
How To Tame My Anxiety Monster (Mindful Monster Collection) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Worry Free Me - Coping With Anxiety Book for Kids Age 6-10: A Guided Stress Journaling / Coloring / Activity Workbook for Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
B is for Breathe: The ABCs of Coping with Fussy & Frustrating Feelings • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
Anxiety Relief for Kids: On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidanc • Amazon Business $12.16 1 $12.16
The Do-Over Day: a children's book about surviving the worst day ever • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Are They Really Scary?: a story about being proud of who you are • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Find Your Calm: A Mindful Approach To Relieve Anxiety And Grow Your Bravery • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
CBT Workbook for Kids: 40+ Fun Exercises and Activities to Help Children Overcome Anxiety & Face Their Fears at Home, at School, and Out in the World • Amazon Business $10.20 1 $10.20
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts) • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88

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