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Mr. Koney from Milwaukee WI is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean and Healthy Kids

My students need an oil diffuser, essential oils, and other sanitizing materials to promote a clean and healthy classroom.

  • $497 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than passive process," Kurt Lewin.

We have a class full of learners who seek movement and hands-on activities!

My students come to me with very basic, academic skills and many are below proficiency levels. Our job is to work together as a team and get ready for first grade. I tell them, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose," Dr. Seuss.

My great bunch of kids are eager learners who want to see themselves succeed. Many know that their skills are below level, but their efforts are top notch. Our school is a beautiful and welcoming building. It is a high poverty school and very diverse racially. About one-fourth of our students have some type of special need, but all are fully included in the regular education program. Our school attracts students and families from across the city. It is a great place to learn!

My Project

A friend of mine who also teaches kindergarten has a motto in her classroom that "dirty hands are happy hands," meaning that if their hands are not getting "dirty" that they are not learning. So much of kindergarten learning involves using our little hands.

It is amazing where young hands venture throughout the day, sometimes to forbidden territories!

Germs are easily spread from one child to another. So having hand sanitizer, or "hanitizer," as we call it in our classroom readily available will help fight the spread of those icky germs. Having the wipes and all-purpose cleaner will allow my to wipe down any surfaces that those hands have touched throughout the day.

Another friend has introduced me to essential oils and has told me about different oils that promote healthy respiration, relaxation, germ-fighting, and cheer. A fresh and clean atmosphere will also help our little minds become focused and ready to learn.

Mr. Koney
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
doTERRA On Guard Essential Oil Protective Blend 15 ml (2 pack) • Amazon Business $79.00 1 $79.00
doTERRA - Beginner's Trio Essential Oils • Amazon Business $66.67 1 $66.67
doTERRA - Serenity Essential Oil Restful Blend - Promotes Relaxation and Restful Sleep Environment, Lessens Feelings of Tension and Calms Emotions; For Diffusion or Topical Use - 15 mL • Amazon Business $40.00 1 $40.00
700ml Square Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Humidifier Large Capacity Modern Ultrasonic Aroma Diffusers Running 20+ Hours 7 Color Changing for Home Baby Bedroom Office Study Yoga Spa • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
doTERRA - Balance Essential Oil Grounding Blend - Promotes Relaxation, Tranquility and Balance, May Help Ease Anxious Feelings; For Diffusion or Topical Use - 15 mL • Amazon Business $26.67 1 $26.67
doTERRA Purify Cleansing Blend - 15 mL • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Crisp Linen Scent, 80 Wipes/Canister (89346) • $4.50 5 $22.50
doTERRA - Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil - 15 ml • Amazon Business $18.67 1 $18.67
Simple Green All-Purpose Industrial Cleaner & Degreaser, 1 gal. • $17.84 1 $17.84
doTERRA Cedarwood Essential Oil - Naturally Repels Insects, Promotes Relaxation, Helps to Keep Skin Looking Healthy; for Diffusion, Internal, or Topical Use - 15 ml • Amazon Business $17.33 1 $17.33
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer, 2 Liter Pump • $16.99 1 $16.99
Purell Hand Sanitizer Moisture Therapy, 8 oz. • $3.99 4 $15.96
Professional Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Aerosol, Crisp Linen Scent, 19 oz. (74828) • $6.79 2 $13.58

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