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Ms. Brinkman from Phoenix AZ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Calm for Kids!

Help me give my students a calm corner with the essentials to promote positive mental health!

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am currently a third-grade teacher to amazing students in a low-income community. I have the same students from last year because I was given the opportunity to loop with them. I am so thankful for that. Aside from being in the Class Champions and Coyotes Reading program, they are students that strive to be their best selves each day.

My students set high standards for themselves and push themselves to be their very best each day.

We are an extremely close classroom with much to celebrate.

My Project

Our students recently returned to campus for in-person learning, and I am noticing a need for items promoting positive well-being and healthy minds. I am seeking materials that they can use to bring them to a state of happiness, calm, and peace. Students have been through many challenges this year and the need for creating a safe and calm classroom environment is crucial for student success. I am wanting the following things that will help motivate and bring them to a positive state of mind such as: a diffuser to create appealing aromas in the classroom and various art supplies for them to have the space for creating artwork when using our classroom Calm Corner. Art has been shown to help students heal from trauma and I feel these materials will best serve this purpose for our diverse learners.

Ms. Brinkman
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 28 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Rainbow Mini Notes (125 ct) With Wooden Stylus • Amazon Business $8.06 3 $24.18
Melissa & Doug Drawing Paper Pad (9 x 12 inches) - 50 Sheets, 3-Pack • Amazon Business $11.79 2 $23.58
Glitter Gel Pens, 100 Color Glitter Pen Set for Making Cards, 30% More Ink Neon Glitter Gel Marker for Adult Coloring Books, Journaling Crafting Doodling Drawing • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
InnoGear Essential Oil Diffuser, Upgraded Diffusers for Essential Oils Aromatherapy Diffuser Cool Mist Humidifier with 7 Colors Lights 2 Mist Mode Waterless Auto Off for Home Office Room, Basic White • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Crayola Glitter Crayons, Back To School Supplies, 24Count, Multi • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Crayola Glitter Markers, Assorted Colors, Gift, 6 Count (58-8629) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Lagunamoon Essential Oils Top 6 Gift Set Pure Essential Oils for Diffuser, Humidifier, Massage, Aromatherapy, Skin & Hair Care • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Essential Oils by PURE AROMA 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Oils kit- Top 6 Aromatherapy Oils Gift Set-6 Pack, 10ML(Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon Grass, Orange, Peppermint, Tea Tree) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$131.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.54

Total project goal

$203.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.58

2 Donors

-$135.72

Donations toward project cost

-$115.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.36

match offer

-$67.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$57.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.18

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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