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Mrs. Wallace from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness Materials Matter!

Help me give my students books about mindfulness and stress balls for them to use to learn to understand and manage their middle school emotions.

  • $164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work at a STEM magnet middle school in Indiana. This means that my students chose to come to our school to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

My 7th and 8th graders come from all around the city to form a community where we focus on our core values of rigor, community, relationships, and drive.

My students come from diverse cultures and experiences, and some overcome significant obstacles to succeed at our school. In their two short years with us, they come in as young pre-teens and develop into teenagers prepared to flourish in high school!

My Project

I am requesting 5 student-friendly books about mindfulness for students to use when they need an opportunity to calm down and reflect. These books come highly-recommend and will help students with purposeful and self-guided reflection and meditation when they need it. I am also requesting stress balls for students to use for their physical energy to help them either calm down or focus on their work. Students will have access to these throughout the day as requested.

My middle school students are learning about mindfulness because it matters-- especially in their ever-changing adolescent brains!

Thank you for considering a donation to this project!

Mrs. Wallace
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jalousie 29 Pieces Stress Ball and Squeeze Toys Value Assortment-Stress Relax Toys (29 Pcs Pack). • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Zen Socks • Amazon Business $17.61 1 $17.61
The Sound of Silence • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing • Amazon Business $14.34 1 $14.34
Stress Balls Puffer Stress Relief Toys Value Assortment Bulk 1 Dozen Stress Relax Toy Balls, Squeeze Ball Puffer Ball Assortment Most Popular Selection of Hand Exercise Balls & Therapy Balls • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Meditation Is an Open Sky: Mindfulness for Kids • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
Good Morning Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Wake Up Story • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97

Materials cost

$107.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.51

Total project goal

$163.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.42

2 Donors

-$120.42

Donations toward project cost

-$116.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.96

match offer

-$26.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$22.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.59

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$0.00

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