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Ms. Koster from New York NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindful Room Decor!

Help me give my students decorative items for our mindful room such as pillows, table clothes, artificial tree, baskets, and bins!

  • $281 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is comprised of general education, Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT), bilingual, and 12:1 special education classrooms. We are in the process of creating a "mindful room" that all students can go to when they need to calm down. Students can do yoga, meditate, and read books.

Many students come from low-income households and there is also a large ELL (English Language Learner) population.

96% of them receive free or reduced-price lunch. Some of our students have a hard time dealing with their emotions and self-regulating.

My Project

Our school would like to create a "mindful room" for all students. It would be a place where students who are having difficulties managing with their emotions and self-regulating can go to meditate and do yoga. We believe that creating a "mindful room" would have positive results on student behavior and learning. Students can learn calming techniques that help them to regulate their own emotions in the "mindful room." We would like to create a warm and welcoming environment where students can relax and reflect.

To create an inviting space, we need decorative pillows for our teepee so that students can go relax when they are stressed or upset.

The artificial tree, decorative pillows, baskets, bins, window decals, and table clothes will help create a soothing environment for our students. We would love to create a space in which the students feel at peace when they walk in and helps with the calming process.

Ms. Koster
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Goodpick 17.8" x 15.8" x 13.8" Gray Baby Laundry Basket - Thread Cotton Rope Basket - Toy Storage Organizer - Tall Woven Basket Toy Storage -Baby Laundry Hamper Nursery Decor • Amazon Business $25.97 2 $51.94
Vickerman 4-Feet Artificial Natural Ficus Bush with Dark Green Leaves in Decorative Rattan Basket • Amazon Business $43.44 1 $43.44
Mokani Washable Cotton Linen Solid Embroidery Lattice Design Tablecloth, Rectangle Table Cover Great for Kitchen Dinning Tabletop Buffet Decoration (55 x 78 Inch, Gray) • Amazon Business $25.89 1 $25.89
Foamily Premium Hypoallergenic Round Stuffer Pillow Floor Insert Sham Form Polyester, 32" L X 32" W, Standard/White • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Housolution Painted Window Films, No-glue Static Decor Privacy PVC Window Films Non-adhesive Frosted Glass Sticker Heat Control Anti UV Protective Cover for Home Decor, Floret (78.7 x 17.7 IN) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Home Expressions 3 Piece Set Woven Storage Bins 12"x6.5"x4.5" (Teal) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
LA Linen Polyester Poplin Rectangular Tablecloth, 60" x 102", Lime • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Gokul Handloom Indian Large Mandala Floor Pillow Comfortable Home Car Bed Sofa Large Mandala Floor Pillows Round Bohemian Meditation Cushion Cover Ottoman Pouf Cover • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

Materials cost

$205.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$238.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.14

Total project goal

$280.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$280.94

4 Donors

-$268.80

Donations toward project cost

-$238.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.14

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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