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Mr. Claus from Delton MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness and Meditation in the Classroom

Help me give my students the meditation pillows to increase their focus and mindfulness resource tools to guide their practices to becoming centered children.

  • $430 goal

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My Students

Our school believes in a quality education for all. I take this to heart everyday I teach. I get to interact and engage with motivated and talented middle school age students.

Every one of my students has a unique gift that they are waiting to share with the world!

I am continuously amazed at the curiosity and thirst for knowledge my students have. They make everyday a joy to be an educator. My greatest pleasure of my profession is to see that "little bulb" go off in one of my students and their satisfying look of, "I got it!"

My Project

Mindfulness and meditation practices have been around for centuries, but it has only become mainstream in recent years. Research has shown time and time again the overwhelming benefits of these practices not only in organized classes, but in everyday life.

Educational environments are prime for the benefits of mindfulness and mediation.

These practices and techniques have shown to reduce stress and anxiety, increase memorization, improve health and wellness, and boost kindness. All things that middle school students can benefit from.

The mindfulness tools I have selected will be used to teach students mindfulness techniques to help lower stress, lower anxiety, and increase kindness (among many other things!). The cushions allow students to sit in a position for proper body alignment. The signing bowl is used to focus the students to begin their breathing practices. The books will help students learn the techniques of mindfulness, meditation, yoga, and kindness.

Mr. Claus
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Waterglider International Zafu Crescent: Meditation Pillow with USA Buckwheat Hull Fill, Certified Organic Cotton- 6 Colors (Green Grass) • Amazon Business $29.95 6 $179.70
Brentwood Home Crystal Cove Meditation Pillow • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99
Tibetan Singing Bowl Set — Meditation Sound Bowl Handcrafted in Nepal for Healing and Mindfulness • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Yoga & Mindfulness Practices for Teens Card Deck • Amazon Business $16.09 1 $16.09
Mindful Chair Yoga Card Deck: 50+ Practices for All Ages • Amazon Business $14.16 1 $14.16
Calm: Mindfulness for Kids • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Yoga For Kids: Simple First Steps in Yoga and Mindfulness • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09

Materials cost

$325.03

Vendor shipping charges

$4.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.39

Total project goal

$429.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.29

9 Donors

-$310.00

Donations toward project cost

-$265.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.25

match offer

-$116.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$99.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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