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Mr. Goode from Portland OR is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindful Mats!

Help me give my students yoga mats and yoga hotspots to practice mindfulness and yoga on a clean and comfortable surface.

  • $585 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am lucky enough to be a P.E. teacher at two different elementary schools. Instead of the traditional PE setting in the gym, I have the opportunity to teach Mindfulness in a classroom setting.

Seeing my students leave the classroom in a more tranquil and balanced state is very rewarding as a Mindfulness teacher.

The students at both elementary schools are so enthusiastic, passionate, positive, receptive, and open-minded when it comes to learning about mindfulness in their own lives. Their energy and spirit is inspiring.

My Project

Mindfulness is a relatively new subject in elementary schools. There are no state standards that address mindfulness and not a lot of curriculum to choose from. My Mindfulness class is split it into two parts: the first part being more breathing techniques, self-regulation techniques, meditation techniques, and listening techniques, while the second part of the class is the movement aspect where we primarily do mindful yoga-like poses. I do not have tables and chairs in my classroom, they are replaced with yoga mats. The current yoga mats are getting very dirty and starting to fall apart.

With these requested yoga mats and yoga hotspots, my students can focus on practicing their mindfulness techniques, and not become distracted by worn and ripped supplies.

It would be so valuable for my students to be able to continuously practice mindfulness on new, clean mats because it creates a comfortable and positive classroom environment.

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 731 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Yoga Mat - Purple • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.41 10 $144.10
Kids Yoga Mat - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 10 $135.60
Kids Yoga Mat - Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.56 10 $135.60
YOGA HOTSPOTS • School Specialty $40.53 1 $40.53

Materials cost

$455.83

Vendor shipping charges

$4.05

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.66

Total project goal

$584.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$584.38

6 Donors

-$534.38

Donations toward project cost

-$454.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.16

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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