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Mrs. Otto from Honolulu HI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A is for Aromatherapy

Help me give my students some essential items that will make our room clean and comfortable!

  • $284 goal

This project expired on May 9, 2019.

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My Students

My spectacular second grade students or "Thinkers" as I like to call them come from all over the world. Many of them speak another language at home. Of my 18 students, two receive special education services, 8 are ELL (English Language Learners) and more than 52% qualify for free and reduced breakfast and lunches. Our school is located in an urban setting just steps away from the beach and serves a wide variety of students from diverse cultures and countries.

They are a very creative, detail oriented, and focused group of "Thinkers" who love to build, paint, write and encourage each other.

This year my students are very eager and truly enjoy hands on project based learning! These students are a very focused group who love to incorporate technology in their day. My students are learning how to use T.E.A.M (Together everyone achieves more) to communicate and help support one another! We can accomplish so much when we work as a TEAM!

My Project

Did you know that diffusing lavender oil can reduce student stress, calm students, and help them relax? Lemon essential oil can be used for controlling germs and removing odors. Orange essential oils help to uplift the classroom atmosphere, enhance student concentration, and help with germ control!

Essential oils improve student concentration and mood.

Teachers have had excellent outcomes using them to promote a healthy learning environment.

Having a classroom in Hawaii automatically means that we have adorable tiny gecko guests that share our classroom! They are vital to our environment as they take care of other small insects for us. However, they poop all over our classroom. Having a MOOSOO Cordless Vacuum Cleaner would allow us to to quickly and sanitarily clean up after the geckos. The students would be so excited to share the responsibility of vacuuming.

Often times we do not have a daily or consistent custodian to keep our room tidy and sanitized. Having these items would allow us to be responsible for cleaning up after ourselves (and geckos).

Mrs. Otto
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MOOSOO Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, 2 in 1 Stick Vacuum with 15Kpa Strong Suction, Lightweight Bagless Handheld Vacuum for Floor Carpet Car Pet Hair, XL-618B • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99
Pure Daily Care Ultimate Aromatherapy Gift Set - Ultrasonic Diffuser & Top 10 Essential Oils - 350ml Diffuser with 4 Timer & 7 Ambient Light Settings - Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils - Lavender • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
HOGA 2-piece Broom and Dustpan Quick Sweeping Standing Upright Set Quality Durable Plastic • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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