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Mrs. Ricciuto from Rochester NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Yoga for Youngins

My students need yoga mats in order to complete a unit of study on yoga. These yoga mats will allow for them to practice the different methods and strategies that they find through research.

  • $429 goal

This project expired on May 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in the city of Rochester, where poverty is all too familiar to our students. Many of them come from unsafe or violent neighborhoods. How do I make school a place that they want to be?

My 4th-6th grade students are in need of strategies to help them self-reflect on their feelings.

Social emotional and mental health are important to every individual and especially important in our youth. It is my goal to teach them strategies to deal with day to day emotions and general mental health.

My Project

Through the use of an enrichment course, I will be leading students through a study of yoga practices and fundamentals. It is my vision to have them understand the purpose and benefits of yoga along with practicing yoga and experiencing the positive affects.

Allowing each students their own yoga mat will also allow them their own personal space for movement and serenity.

The goal is to have the students participate in yoga practices at least three times a week to fully understand its impact. The other two days, students will be furthering their knowledge of yoga through reading and research.

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

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Skechers Solid 4.5mm Yoga Mat - Blue • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.99 15 $299.85

Materials cost

$299.85

Vendor shipping charges

$29.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.29

Total project goal

$428.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$428.62

8 Donors

-$428.62

Donations toward project cost

-$364.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.29

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$0.00

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