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Ms. Amy SJ from Minneapolis MN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Zafu Cushion For My Bottom, Makes Mindful Meditation Blossom

Help me give my students Zafu Cushions to help them be more comfortable while sitting in Mindfulness Meditation sessions for extended periods of time.

  • $762 goal

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My Students

My students are a diverse group of children. They come from many different countries and speak many different languages. Many of my students have come from refugee camps where they (and some of their parents) were born and raised. Many did not have access to organized school/education. For some, my school is their first experience in a brick and mortar school setting.

Many of my students live busy lives - they attend school all-day, Monday thru Friday, they attend daycare in the evenings and then attend dugsiga (religion school) on the weekends.

My Project

Many of my students have an incredibly hard time sitting still. They have become so conditioned to constant movement, constant noise and constant distractions.

Using Zafu Cushions for Mindful Meditation will allow my students to be more comfortable while learning about and practicing the skill of sitting and "being".

I want my students to experience calm. I want my students to experience stillness. I want my students to be present in their bodies, in the moment. I am hoping that providing a comfortable and welcoming space will allow them to feel safe, to appreciate the physical and mental benefits of being Mindful as well as creating a positive association with a powerful lifelong skill.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bean Products Purple - Round Zafu Meditation Cushion - Yoga - 10oz Cotton - Organic Buckwheat Fill - Made in USA • Amazon Business $29.95 8 $239.60
Bean Products RED - Round Zafu Meditation Cushion - Yoga - 10oz Cotton - Organic Buckwheat Fill - Made in USA • Amazon Business $27.95 8 $223.60
Bean Products Forest Green - Round Zafu Meditation Cushion - Yoga - 10oz Cotton - Organic Buckwheat Fill - Made in USA • Amazon Business $29.00 5 $145.00

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