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Ms. Braun from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindful Journaling

My students need to learn to be more mindful and present, and these journals will change their lives!

  • $157 goal

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My Students

My students are ravenous about reading, and I give them plenty of time to read independently. They are open to all that life has to offer, and they learn with a passion and zeal which inspires me.

I want them to continue to view books as a viable way to pass the time and learn about life through characters, setting, and themes.

If books are available to them, my students will read and block out the stresses of the world, and in many ways, that's what literature is about.

My Project

These creative journals will change my students' lives.

They will not only provide a focus and a structure for journaling, but each of these books will provide a variety of ways to learn mindfulness, awareness and presence, kindness, and ultimately a happier life!

I want to bring a meditative aspect to my students' journaling experience as they begin each class period with me. These journals will not only teach them how to meditate and calm themselves, but they will bring daily gratitude and a clear sense of what makes them happy in life. This can only lead to more centered, aware, kind, and grateful kids!

Ms. Braun
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
FLASH!: Writing the Very Short Story • Amazon Business $13.22 1 $13.22
Best Self Journal (Blue) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mindful Journaling • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Do One Thing Every Day That Makes You Happy: A Journal (Do One Thing Every Day Journals) • Amazon Business $10.36 1 $10.36
Practical Meditation for Beginners: 10 Days to a Happier, Calmer You • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
The Kindful Journal: 52 prompts to practice being kind and mindful in everyday life • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Little Book of Mindfulness: 10 minutes a day to less stress, more peace (MBS Little book of...) • Amazon Business $7.07 1 $7.07
My Bucket List: A Creative and Inspirational Journal for Ideas and Adventures • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Good Days Start With Gratitude: A 52 Week Guide To Cultivate An Attitude Of Gratitude: Gratitude Journal • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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