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Ms. Koster from New York NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Decor for Our Mindful Room!

Help me give my students a teepee, twinkle lights, decorative pillows, and a rug for their mindful room.

  • $190 goal

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My Students

Our school is comprised of general education, Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT), bilingual, and 12:1 special education classrooms. We are in the process of creating a "mindful room" that all students can go to when they need to calm down. Students can do yoga, meditate, and read books.

Many students come from low-income households and there is also a large ELL (English Language Learner) population.

96% of them receive free or reduced-price lunch. Some of our students have a hard time dealing with their emotions and self-regulating.

My Project

Our school would like to create a "mindful room" for all students. It would be a place where students who are having difficulties managing with their emotions and self-regulating can go to meditate and do yoga. We believe that creating a "mindful room" would have positive results on student behavior and learning. Students can learn calming techniques that help them to regulate their own emotions in the "mindful room." We would like to create a warm and welcoming environment where students can relax and reflect.

To create an inviting space, we need a teepee with decorative pillows that students can go to when they are stressed or upset.

The teepee, twinkle lights, decorative pillows, and rug will help create a soothing environment for our students. We would love to create a space in which the students feel at peace when they walk in and helps with the calming process.

Ms. Koster
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LITTLE DOVE Kid's Foldable Teepee Play Tent with Banner & Carry Case One Four Ploes Style Raw White • Amazon Business $48.99 1 $48.99
ACTCUT Super Soft Indoor Modern Shag Area Silky Smooth Fur Rugs Fluffy Rugs Anti-Skid Shaggy Area Rug Dining Room Home Bedroom Carpet Floor Mat 4- Feet by 5- Feet (Grey) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Set of 2 18X18 Square Decorative Throw Pillows Down & Feather Throw Pillow Insert, 100% Cotton, White • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Twinkle Star 300 LED Window Curtain String Light Wedding Party Home Garden Bedroom Outdoor Indoor Wall Decorations, Warm White • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
YOUR SMILE Inspiring Quote Cotton Linen Square Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover 18x18 Inch • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
YOUR SMILE Cotton Linen Square Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover 18x18 Inch(44CM44CM) (YS243) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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