You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Atkins from Jacksonville NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Yoga and Mindfulness for Elementary Students

My students need the yoga mats, yoga and mindfulness card decks, books, games, and compact disc to use during our group lessons. The essential oil will be used to make eye pillows for relaxation activities.

  • $396 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am the school counselor at a Title I elementary school (low income/high poverty) consisting of approximately 500 students that serves a high percentage military students (both active duty and retired) and their families.

I am offering mindfulness classes for our students that struggle with a variety of life stressors that stem from living in poverty to experiencing multiple deployments and changes in duty stations that results in moving to a new hometown and entering a new school.

The materials for the mindfulness classes, card decks, yoga mats, compact disc, and other additional materials needed to make eye pillows for relaxation activities will provide students with visual prompts, mindful strategies, and simple yoga poses they can implement both in and out of the school setting.

My Project

Yoga and mindfulness activities will consist of a mix of yoga postures, brain boosting movements, breath exercises, visualizations, mindfulness activities, and community-building games. Wellness, positive psychology and character-building discussion points address the whole child – physical, social and emotional, while improving learning-readiness.

The goal of Yoga and Mindfulness for Elementary Classrooms is to positively impact the overall school culture and climate by providing students with the important skills they can use in and out of the classroom for life long learning, health and well-being.

Students participating in this program will helps to acquire the tools they need to foster a more harmonious, learning-friendly school environment and increase their overall social and emotional skills.

Mrs. Atkins
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Atkins is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
YOGA MAT 3MM • School Specialty $20.94 6 $125.64
Roylco Yoga Animal Action Card Set • Nasco $39.95 1 $39.95
Roylco Body Poetry 16 Yoga Cards • Nasco $21.95 1 $21.95
Breathe • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Chill • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Yoga Spinner Game • Nasco $14.95 1 $14.95
Radha Beauty Lavender Essential Oil Therapeutic Grade - 4 oz. • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Good Morning Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Wake Up Story • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90

Materials cost

$261.32

Vendor shipping charges

$20.24

State sales tax

$20.38

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.27

Total project goal

$395.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.13

1 Donor

-$395.13

Donations toward project cost

-$335.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.27

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Jacksonville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4077972],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3089996,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/yoga-and-mindfulness-for-elementary-stud/3089996/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":125,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Atkins","authorIds":{"4077972":{"owner":"Mrs. Atkins","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3089996],"proposalHash":"1361167788","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4077972_272x272.png?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1480293788153","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20878635,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":4077972,"schoolCounty":"Onslow","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NC","name":"North Carolina"}}