Wish List

   Mrs. Kukawka’s Wish List (2020-2021)   for 1st grade   


Dear Room 13 Families,

I would like to keep an emergency “comfort bag” in the classroom for each child. Please send your child’s filled bag by Friday, August 27.
Emergency Comfort Bag Contents
Please place these items into a 1 gallon ziplock bag, clearly labeled with your child's name.
- 2 masks
- 2 nut free granola bars
-1 applesauce pouch ( & plastic spoon)
-1 pack of travel Kleenex
-1 family photo and/or note to your child
I already have small water bottles stored in the classroom, and if I need more of them, I’ll let you know.
Below, is a link  to  access HIGH PRIORITY ITEMS that would be helpful to have for my students:
LINK    https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1ZTMUGFXA4Z36?ref=cm_sw_em_r_un_un_AS5jKRodJW4Dy
On-going Items Needed Throughout the Year
Paper towels Kleenex, individualized packets Wipes (ALWAYS WELCOME!)
Hand-sanitizers Sharpened Tigonderosa #2 Pencils

Book Titles to Enrich Growth Mindset & Mindfulness Lessons:

Are You a Bee? By Judy Allen and Tudor Humphrie The Cat Who Wore a Pot on Her Head by Jan Slepian and Ann Seidler (Mindful listening) Shoe Magic by Niki Grimes (Mindful listening) Bunny’s Noisy Book by Margaret Brown (Mindful listening) Do Unto Otters (a book about manners) by Laurie Keller How Do Dinoaurs Eat Their Food? By Jane Yolen (Mindful or Unmindful?) The Bookshop Dog by Cynthia Rylant Hector, The Collector by Emily Beeny Bedtime Math by Laura Overdeck Crazy Hair Day by Barney Saltzberg (kindness) Nilo and the Tortoise by Ted Lewin Feeling Thankful by Shelley Rotner and Sheila Kelly (gratitude) Pablo’s Tree by Nancy Carlson (happiness) A Good Day by Kevin Henkes (happiness) The Garden of Happiness by Erika Tamar(happiness) If You’re Happy and You Know It by James Warhola (optimism) Yesterday I Had the Blues by Jeron Ashford(optimism) Don’t Make Me Laugh by James Stevenson (optimism) I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child (new perspectives) The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virinia Hamilton (new perspectives) The Dragon Takes a Wife by Walter Dean Myers (new perspectives) Owl Moon by Jane Yolen (Using mindful behavior to control excitement, voice & motion) The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein Karate Hours by Carol Nevius Mo Smells Green: A Scentsational Journey by Margaret Hyde Sniff, Sniff: A Book about Smell by Rau Meacham

Lastly, if anyone know a piano tuner, there are some “stuck keys” I’d love to have fixed. The piano does NOT belong to the district. It was gifted to room 13 many years ago from a teacher colleague.                                                                                                                                                  





Occasionally, I may have some stapling, collating & various other mundane, repetitive & time-consuming tasks. These sorts of things can be taken home to do. Ocassionally, parent volunteers will be recruited for various school activities as the need arises. When I need this sort of help, I’ll let you know…via an email.  I