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Mrs. Mellstrom from Saint Paul MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness for All

Help me give my students the tools they need to self regulate and be successful learners.

  • $675 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 12 Kindergarten and 10 PreK students in my public Montessori classroom. Each child brings to class their excitement, greatness and love of learning! My classroom is filled with diversity, culture and many different experiences.

We are dedicated to guiding and growing greatness in all children.

In the classroom each child makes decisions about their learning based upon their individual strengths. We focus on high achievement and equity for all students. We build trusting, positive, and open minded relationships.

My Project

I will be using the yoga mats and supplies to teach my students Mindfulness to help them self regulate and be more aware of themselves and their learning. We will also be using the rattles as a calming, community building, and focusing activities. We will connect mind, body and soul.

These tools will teach learners to focus on their individual strengths to inspire confidence.

Mindfulness will meet the needs of all students through reflective, inquiry based practice. Mindfulness develops social/emotional awareness and skills, it promotes relaxation and self regulation. It also fosters physical fitness and character development. These tools will be educating heart, mind and body.

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Mrs. Mellstrom
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Complete Yoga Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $215.96 1 $215.96
RE106 - Ghanaian Woven Rattles - Set of 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 12 $179.88
Mindfulness Mat Kit • Kaplan Early Learning Company $125.96 1 $125.96
Yoga CD • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46

Materials cost

$535.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$573.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.17

Total project goal

$674.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$674.46

13 Donors

-$599.46

Donations toward project cost

-$509.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.92

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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