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Mr. Aragón from Oakland CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Yoga, Hydration, and Culturally Relevant Texts

Help me give my students culturally relevant books, yoga mats to help them develop awareness of their body and mind, and individual water bottles to help promote hydration and environmental consciousness.

  • $998 goal

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My Students

Our classroom community is full of energy, curiosity, and hard work. My students often ask "Why?" because they are eager to learn more about the world. Their curiosity inspires me to bring more real-world experiences to the classroom.

These active learners are eager to engage through concrete and real-life learning experiences.

Students can benefit (and often need) concrete and real-life examples to help make math concepts come to life. They are eager to engage in hands-on activities to help them learn and grow.

My Project

I am seeking to provide my students with tools to help them develop their minds and bodies. Specifically, I am asking for yoga mats so students can safely practice yoga indoors and outdoors. Additionally, I want my students to have individual water bottles so they can be healthy with their liquid intake. Many of my students reuse plastic water bottles. Additionally, I want students to have access to culturally relevant texts that will give them a chance to see themselves in literature. Lastly, I would like students to have access to texts that expose them to the beauty of the world.

The yoga mats, water bottles, and culturally relevant texts will help students develop their bodies and minds.

I thank you in advance for helping my students.

Mr. Aragón
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Yoga Mat Classic Solid Color Reversible Non Slip Exercise & Fitness Mat for All Types of Yoga, Pilates & Floor Exercises, Green Storm, 3/4mm • Amazon Business $15.09 25 $377.25
REDUCE WaterWeek Reusable Water Bottles with Bottle Set Carrying Carousel – Fill with Cold Drinks and Beverages, Light-Weight – 5pk, 10oz– BPA-Free Plastic, Leak-Proof Twist Cap – Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $15.29 5 $76.45
Old Turtle And The Broken Truth • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Mindful Games Activity Cards: 55 Fun Ways to Share Mindfulness with Kids and Teens • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
You're Here for a Reason • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
I Am Yoga • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
I Like Myself! • Amazon Business $13.33 1 $13.33
Yoga Friends: A Pose-by-Pose Partner Adventure for Kids • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Skin Again • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I Will Try (Mindful Mantras) (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
You're Perfect the Way You Are! • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Animorphs #2: The Visitor • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.85 1 $6.85
The Invasion (Animorphs Book 1) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Animorphs #4: The Message • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Animorphs #3: The Encounter • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Where Is Stonehenge? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Taj Mahal? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Parthenon? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Colosseum? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Amazon? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the White House? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is Mount Rushmore? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Empire State Building? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is Machu Picchu? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
What Is the Statue of Liberty? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87
Where Is Mount Everest? • Amazon Business $5.75 1 $5.75
Where Is the Eiffel Tower? • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Where Is the Great Wall? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Where Are the Great Pyramids? (Where Is?) • Amazon Business $5.17 1 $5.17
Where Is Niagara Falls? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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