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Ms. Koosmann from Mellen WI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness Classroom in Need of Supplies!

My students need art/craft supplies to express themselves as they learn to manage stress and master mindfulness.

  • $364 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school district is in a low income/high poverty area, and experiences all the the difficulties that come with that.

In spite of that, my students are bright, fun, kind, engaged and deserving of a positive learning environment.

Our school is a PreK-12 grade building in a small, rural community. Our staff and students are dedicated to creating a rigorous curriculum with high standards. As a result, our district "Exceeds Expectations" on the state report card and our scores continue to go up each year.

My Project

Stress and anxiety are unfortunately very high in most students today. I am teaching a class that will incorporate mindfulness stress reduction principles so that students can obtain skills to help them process and cope with lifelong stresses. My students will use the paint and other supplies to create journals, paint bowls, murals, and other self expressive projects.

Creative art inspired projects are a great way to help process, understand, and cope with stressful situations and thoughts.

It allows people an outlet to their express hopes, dreams, and fears in a safe manner.

Through mindfulness students can learn life long skills to enable them to cope with life's stresses but to also lead a more thoughtful and authentic life.

Ms. Koosmann
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAINT ACRYLIC 2.54 OZ TUBE REEVES SET OF 10 • School Specialty $30.03 2 $60.06
MARKER PAINT LIQUITEX FINE SET OF 6 • School Specialty $27.90 2 $55.80
PAINT VITREA 160 GLOSSY SET OF 10 • School Specialty $48.27 1 $48.27
PAINT ACRYLIC 0.33 OZ TUBE REEVES ST/12 • School Specialty $6.88 4 $27.52
MARKER PAINT UNI FINE BLACK SAN63701 • School Specialty $3.47 5 $17.35
PAINT ACRYLIC 0.33 OZ TUBE REEVES SET OF 24 • School Specialty $13.13 1 $13.13
BRUSH WHI BRISTLE LG HNDL 1/4 IN - SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $9.08 1 $9.08
MARKER PAINT UNI MEDIUM SILVER SAN63614 • School Specialty $4.04 2 $8.08
BRUSH WATERCOLOR LG HNDL SZ8 - SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $6.03 1 $6.03
BRUSH WATERCOLOR LG HNDL SZ6 - SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $5.03 1 $5.03

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