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Ms. Reyes from San Rafael CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindful Classroom

Help me give my students supplies and furniture to create a more mindful classroom.

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of amazingly smart and inquisitive first graders!

In first grade, students learn the foundational skills they need to help them be successful throughout their educational careers.

We have a diverse community of students with a high number of English Language Learners.

As is true for schools in many California districts, our school is facing budget cuts which are making it difficult to provide these students with the supplemental supplies they deserve. Any donation will truly change this classroom and provide a deep and enriching school experience.

My Project

Mindfulness is an important skill for students to master to help them cope with academic stresses as well as the pressure they feel in their everyday life.

Mindfulness helps reduce stress, anxiety, strengthen attention, and help developmental growth.

There are so many different activities revolving around mindfulness. It can be as simple as sitting in a seat and focusing on your breathing or just squeezing a stress ball until you calm down.

I need glitter jars and other jittery materials to help increase focus. The purpose of the glitter jar is to shake it up, watch all the glitter spin around until it all falls to the bottom of the jar. The glitter represents your thoughts in your head and as the glitter is settling, so are your thoughts. We also need chimes to recenter and keep our classroom calm.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Basicwise QI003253G Kids Lap Desk Tray, Portable Activity Table, Green • Amazon Business $27.89 4 $111.56
Binney & Smith Crayola Model Magic Value Pack White, 8 oz. Packages, 12/Ct • $48.59 2 $97.18
LC255 - Indoor⁄Outdoor Floor Seats - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
Tibetan Singing Bowl Set — Meditation Sound Bowl Handcrafted in Nepal for Healing and Mindfulness • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Adams Media Stress Less Coloring Adult Book Flower Patterns (9781440592874) • $15.74 1 $15.74
Energy Chime Three Tone - Chime Bell for Teachers’ Classroom Management, Mindfulness,Mindfulness • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
ZAMIA LIVING 3 PLANT • Ward's Science $13.69 1 $13.69
Toysmith Spiral Mystical Glitter Wand (Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
LIVE WOODLAND FERN • Ward's Science $8.46 1 $8.46
LIVE BOSTON FERN (NEPHOLEPSIS EXALTA) • Ward's Science $8.46 1 $8.46
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors (1 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
4E's Novelty Expandable Ball Fidget Toy, Great Expanding Sphere Toy for Kids, Hand Catch Breathing Flower Balls, Pack of 1 Colors May Vary, for Stress Relief and Anxiety • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
WANDERING JEW(TRADESCANTIA) LIVE 6 • Ward's Science $5.06 1 $5.06

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