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Ms. Tifft from Darby PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness in the Lab

Help me give my students the tools they need to learn mindfulness. The books will help implement various calming techniques into my classroom. The essential oils will be diffused to set an environment to help facilitate reflection.

  • $170 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a middle school of more than 800 students. Although our school is equipped with a computer lab, we do not have all of the resources needed.

Due to cutbacks, we have had to sacrifice many things.

Our school is a Title I school which is publicly funded. I would like to assist students by giving them access to all of the resources they need!

Technology is the future, and I would like my students to feel valued by having a fully equipped computer lab.

My Project

Mindfulness is a wonderful skill that I want to help my students explore! The book Mindfulness for Teachers and Teach Breathe Learn will help give me activities to practice deep breathing and reflecting with my class. The essential oils, Peace and Calming and Joy, will help set the mood of the classroom and foster a calmer learning environment. The speakers will allow the students to hear the coaching to help them focus on breathing and centering themselves.

Taking a step back and relaxing can be difficult, and I want to work on this skill with my students.

I have seen many articles supporting mindfulness in the classroom. I am excited to use these resources so I too can implement this in my classroom, and ultimately my school.

Ms. Tifft
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Peace & Calming II 5 ml Essential Oil by Young Living Essential Oils • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom (The Norton Series on the Social Neuroscience of Education) • Amazon Business $23.75 1 $23.75
Joy Essential Oil 5ml by Young Living Essential Oils • Amazon Business $23.59 1 $23.59
Morris The Donkey - Desktop Note Pad, Note Dispenser and Pen Holder, for Memo, Notes, Bock of 140 Blanks, Black/Red / White. • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Teach, Breathe, Learn: Mindfulness in and out of the Classroom • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
Logitech S120 2.0 Stereo Speakers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$112.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.38

Total project goal

$169.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$169.19

3 Donors

-$169.19

Donations toward project cost

-$143.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.38

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$0.00

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