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Ms. King from Richmond VA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindful Moments for Healing Through Sound and Smell!

Help me give my students an Essential Oils Set, a 6 Inch Steel C Key Percussion Instrument Drum, 40 Pcs Plastic Egg Shakers, a wave and frame drum, a singing bowl, and a collapsible wagon.

  • $318 goal

This project expired on December 11, 2019.

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My Students

My students are low-income, high poverty dreamers.

We are at a Title I school.

Our school is over 95% free lunch. Some of our students depend on our school for needs that cannot be met at home. My students have been identified as students with special needs. Although they have to deal with a lot of issues at home, I have taught them that they must defend any of their dreams.

It is challenging for me to see their struggles but I fight to show them that they are capable of achieving anything with a little help. Our students face trauma that affects their learning daily. Their mindsets are fight, freeze, or flight when they deal with issues at school. I strive to teach my students resilience every day because of their situations at home.

My Project

This summer I had the opportunity to learn the power of sound for healing. Social-Emotional Learning is important especially in a class with students who have faced trauma. This year let's help heal my students with meditation moments throughout the day. My students are in need of egg shakers to express themselves through sound. Wave drum for students to be able to use during our mindful moments. A frame drum to lead the group with.

Wouldn't it be amazing to have a hand drum that can be used during meditation?

Students will learn self-regulation and be able to be present as we have these great mindful moments. The singing bowl will help center students. The essential oils will burn throughout the day to help with their mood. A wagon will help move the drums throughout the classroom as well as any other place in the building.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WHITSUNDAY Collapsible Folding Garden Outdoor Park Utility Wagon Picnic Camping Cart with Replaceable Cover (Compact Size 5" Wheels, Grey) • Amazon Business $65.99 1 $65.99
Uloveido 6 Inch Steel C Key Percussion Instrument Drum Mini 8-Tone Steel Hand Pan Drum,with Bag,Instructions,and Finger Sleeves (Light Green) • Amazon Business $64.98 1 $64.98
Silent Mind ~ Tibetan Singing Bowl Set ~ Blue Color Design ~ With Dual Surface Mallet and Silk Cushion ~ Promotes Peace, Chakra Healing, and Mindfulness ~ Exquisite Gift • Amazon Business $35.97 1 $35.97
Frame Drum, 12", with Beater • Amazon Business $29.43 1 $29.43
EVNEED 40 Pcs Plastic Egg Shakers Set Percussion Musical Egg Maracas Kids Toys with 8 Different Colors for Child Toys Music Learning DIY Painting • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Anjou Essential Oils Set Top 9 Pack 100% Pure Aromatherapy Oil Kit, Include Lavender, Bergamot, Sage, Grapefruit, Palmarosa, Cinnamomum and More • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Andoer Ocean Wave Bead Drum Gentle Sea Sound Musical Instrument Percussion • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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