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Mrs. Caiseda from Austin TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness Room: Teaching Students an Approach to Mental Health

Help me give my students seating and resources, like fidgets and puzzles, in order to create a Mindfulness room for the entire campus.

  • $970 goal

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My Students

My students are hardworking, creative, and love hands-on learning. They come to school each day ready to learn and try new things.

The majority of my students live in multifamily homes, with guardians struggling to barely get by.

These students face a wide range of challenges in their day to day lives.

Our school has made a push for SEL (Social Emotional Learning) for all students. We are committed to growing children in many ways, besides purely academics.

The school provides many mental health services such as buddy programs and counseling services such as an on-campus therapy clinic for students as well as families.

My Project

The materials that I am requesting will be going into our school Mindfulness Room. The students at my school face a great number of mental health issues. For this reason, our school is focusing on Social Emotional Learning this year and working on teaching weekly lessons that focus on improving mental health. The Mindfulness Room will not only serve as a space for the campus to practice mindfulness, but will also contain resources to help teachers guide their students in Social Emotional lessons, it will have spaces for class meetings, and offer a space for students to focus, meditate, or simply cool down.

Students will be using the materials to aid in Social Emotional Learning lessons, which include dealing with stress, sharing your feelings, and anxiety.

The room will also provide with a space for students to focus on themselves and apply the social emotional skills being taught in the school.

Currently, the Mindfulness Room is lacking supplies needed for students. The room will get set up with various areas to help aid in improving student's mental health.

Mrs. Caiseda
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KNONEW LED Icicle Lights, 216 LEDs, 16.4ft, 8 Modes, String Fairy Light, LED String Light for Wedding Party/Christmas/Halloween/Party Backdrops + Cable Ties (Connected in Series) • Amazon Business $18.96 6 $113.76
Big Joe 98-Inch Bean Bag, Limo Black - 641602 • Amazon Business $36.00 3 $108.00
Big Joe Aloha Chair, Ash • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
I Spy Readers Complete 10-Book Set • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Mydio Set of 24 Emoji Stress Balls,Stress Reliver Party Favor,Soft PU Ball, Assorted Colors,Random Pattern,Party Toys,24 Pack (Emoji) • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Owen Kyne 12 Pack Fidget Spinner, EDC Hand Tri-Spinner Fidget Stress Relief Toys for Adults and Kids, All-in-one Design 2-3 Min Spins,Relieves Your ADD ADHD Autism • Amazon Business $17.91 2 $35.82
cossy 72 Pcs Magnetic Tiles, 3D Magnet Building Block Set with Rivets-Fastened for 3 Year Old & Up Kids, Learning & Bonding by Playing, Inspirational, Recreational Mulit-Color • Amazon Business $34.49 1 $34.49
Moosh-Moosh 12” – Large Softest Plush Premium Squishy Pillow Series 1 – Lots of Different Award Winning Animals and Unique Stories – Snuggle and Stack – Endless Fun Speedy The Sloth • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Peace Flags Mini Collection Wall Card Prints 11x14 Inch Print, Motivational Wall Quotes, Colorful Decoration, Be Kind, Be Happy, Children Wall Decoration, Wall Flags Decoration • Amazon Business $21.00 1 $21.00
Super Z Outlet Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Stress Relief Cards for Meditation Relaxation | Natural Anxiety Relief Gift for Kids, Women and Men | Affirmation Self Care Love | Calm Down Kit & Calming Brain Game for Adults • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
My Moods, My Choices Flipbook for Kids; 20 Different Moods/Emotions; Autism; ADHD; Help Kids Identify Feelings and Make Positive Choices; Laminated Pages (Monster Flipbook) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
33 Pack Sensory Toys Set, Stress Relief Fidget Toys Pack for Adults Kids, Party Toys, Birthday Party Favors, Pinata Fillers, Classroom Rewards, Treasure Box Prizes, Carnival Game, Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Mindfulness Skills Activity Book for Children • Amazon Business $16.32 1 $16.32
Moosh-Moosh 12” – Large Softest Plush Premium Squishy Pillow Series 1 – Lots of Different Award Winning Animals and Unique Stories – Snuggle and Stack – Endless Fun Jerry Giraffe • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
My Moods, My Choices "How are You Feeling?" and "Wheel of Choice" Posters; 20 Different Moods/Emotions; Educational/Learning Tool; Includes 2 Posters • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Moosh-Moosh Softest Plush Premium Squishy Pillow Series 1 – Lots of Different Award Winning Animals and Unique Stories – Snuggle and Stack – Endless Fun (Pandy) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Complete Book of Origami: Step-by-Step Instructions in Over 1000 Diagrams (Dover Origami Papercraft) • Amazon Business $14.33 1 $14.33
Ravensburger Horse Dreams - 100 Piece Glitter Jigsaw Puzzle for Kids – Every Piece is Unique, Pieces Fit Together Perfectly • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Sanrx Inspirational Typography Art Print Painting, Letterings Cardstock Art Poster Motivational Quote Prints Wall Art Decor (Set of 3, 8’’ x 10’’,Unframed) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
MasterPieces Animal Planet 4-pack Multipack 100 Piece Puzzles • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Teacher Created Resources Watercolor Positive Posters Pack (6884) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Paw Patrol Giant Puzzle (46-Piece) • Amazon Business $11.45 1 $11.45
Levenkeness Shiba Inu Dog Plush Pillow, Cute Corgi Akita Stuffed Animals Doll Toy Gifts for Valentine's Gift, Christmas,Sofa Chair, Brown Round Eye, 15" • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Find Your Happy!: A Kid's Self Love Book (Empower Kids Series) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Holiday Joy- 200 Mighty Clip Lights - Quick & Easy Installation of Christmas Lights on Shingles & Gutters - Made in USA (200 Pack) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Sea Creatures: A Coloring Book for Kids! • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Melissa & Doug Land of Dinosaurs Jigsaw Puzzle (Wipe-Clean Surface, 60 Pieces, 10.9" H x 7.4" W x 1.8" L) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mandala Coloring Book for Kids: Big Mandalas to Color for Relaxation, Book 1 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$782.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$823.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.39

Total project goal

$969.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$969.24

3 Donors

-$965.71

Donations toward project cost

-$823.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$141.86

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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