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

Mindful Me

Help me give my students clarity, peace, and calm through Mindfulness and meditation.

  • $506 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a very large school. 97% of our students receive free lunch. The community is tight knit and an "island"onto itself. Families do not venture far from this area, and if services are not available, they tend to not seek the help.

My students have little access to mental health support.

Beginning to educate them in Mindfulness will help them to identify areas which are stress and anxiety producers. Once they are able to use Mindfulness to lower their inner conflicts, they will be able to interact with others in a more positive way.

My Project

These books, activities and chimes will help create a climate of calm where uncertainty exists.

Mindfulness helps children to understand themselves and the world around them with calm and clarity.

Some of my students have experienced community, home, and school trauma. These traumas interfere with not only learning at school, but the way a child learns to interact with the world.

My students deserve to learn the skills which will help them reduce anxiety, sadness, and stress. This project will help teach them the skills they need to be able to self regulate in school, as well as at home and in the community.

Ms. N.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Latin Percussion LP775-BL Vibra-Tone Std. Indigo Blue • Amazon Business $43.82 1 $43.82
Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, & Autism Spectrum Disorder • Amazon Business $24.29 1 $24.29
The Mindful Education Workbook: Lessons for Teaching Mindfulness to Students • Amazon Business $23.70 1 $23.70
Ohm Store Tibetan Singing Bowl Set - Helpful for Meditation, Yoga, Relaxation, Chakra Healing & Stress Relief • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Mind Bubbles: Exploring mindfulness with kids • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
RETHiNK Card Deck Mindful Conversation Starters: 56 Questions to Encourage Compassion, Shift Perspective & Build Connection • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Mindfulness Journal: Daily Practices, Writing Prompts, and Reflections for Living in the Present Moment • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Self Confidence Workbook: A Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Improving Self-Esteem • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Mindful Games Activity Cards: 55 Fun Ways to Share Mindfulness with Kids and Teens • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Fidget Wisely: 10 ways to teach mindfulness skills to kids who can't sit still A book for parents teachers and therapists • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Mindful Moments: Contemplation Cards to Help Kids Remember the Important Things in Life • Amazon Business $14.14 1 $14.14
Meditate with Me • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
No Ordinary Apple A Story About Eating Mindfully • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
ABC for Me: ABC Mindful Me • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
Listening to My Body: A guide to helping kids understand the connection between their sensations (what the heck are those?) and feelings so that they can get better at figuring out what they need. • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I Am Proud of Myself! (Mindful Mantras) • Amazon Business $11.01 1 $11.01
I Am Peace • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Worries Are Not Forever (Best Behavior) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Mindfulness For Kids: Daily Journal with Writing Prompts for Living in the Present Moment for Kids Children Boys Girls (Find Calm, Peace, Focus - Reduce Stress, Anxiety, Depression) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hands Are Not for Hitting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Voices Are Not for Yelling (Best Behavior) • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
Sitting Together Activity Book • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Mindfulness for Kids: A Complete Guide to Helping Children Learn to Listen to Their Bodies, Understand Their Emotions, and Manage Stress • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mindfulness Coloring Book for Children: A Fantastic Introduction to Mindfulness for Children • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$393.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$429.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.81

Total project goal

$505.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$505.41

3 Donors

-$503.65

Donations toward project cost

-$429.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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