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Ms. Gayton from Sun Prairie WI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Zen Den in the Classroom

My students need a Feng Shui Rock Like Waterfall Fountain, rug and decorations for a zen space to feel safe and calm.

  • $2,272 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 5th grade classroom is composed of diverse, brilliant, problem-solving students. They come from a variety of cultures, multilingual homes, and religious backgrounds. They need to feel accepted and their diversity celebrated and supported in the classroom.

Students in my classroom thrive in a calm, safe, engaging and energetic environment.

This particular group of students has a lot of social-emotional needs and requires love, sensitivity and lots of hands-on learning experiences. The classroom needs to have a comfortable and safe aura for my students to thrive.

My Project

This project will support students in their social-emotional journey to a safe, caring and nurturing learning environment. These items will create a calm space where students can meditate, read, study and create.

This space will include fountains, orchids and comfortable seating for students to learn, create and study in a safe, calm place.

This project was inspired by a spa/yoga space that changed my life. Panic disorders, anxiety and depression are on the rise and this space will allow students to heal and have their basic needs met.

Studies have shown that mindfulness meditation and spaces increase productivity and decrease negative behaviors. This space will allow students to learn and feel safe at school.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Major-Q Decoration Feng Shui Rock Like Waterfall Fountain with LED Light, 40" Tall EXTRA LARGE • Amazon Business $623.07 1 $623.07
Quality Kids Memory Foam Bean Bag with Washable Removable Cover – 3ft (Tan) • Amazon Business $79.99 4 $319.96
Safavieh Hudson Shag Collection SGH280B Grey and Ivory Moroccan Ogee Plush Area Rug (9' x 12') • Amazon Business $288.51 1 $288.51
Brussel's Elegant Twist Bamboo - Small - (Indoor) • Amazon Business $29.99 3 $89.97
Kenney Glendale Window Curtain Rod, 48 to 86-Inch, Cocoa • Amazon Business $14.99 6 $89.94
DecoBlooms Live Orchid, 5 inch Blooms • Amazon Business $37.36 2 $74.72
Hallmark Flowers Double Spike Tin Container • Amazon Business $74.61 1 $74.61
Hallmark Flowers Petite Purple Orchid • Amazon Business $51.61 1 $51.61
DecoBlooms Live Blue Orchid, 5 inch Blooms • Amazon Business $46.38 1 $46.38
DecoBlooms Live Aqua Orchid, 5 inch Blooms • Amazon Business $38.83 1 $38.83
H.Versailtex 52 - Inch Width by 84 - Inch Length Linen Mixed Curtains Semi Sheers for Living Room / Bedroom/ Kids Room/kitchen, Nickel Grommet Top Window Panels -Set of 2, Indigo • Amazon Business $29.59 1 $29.59
GrayBunny GB-6809 Adjustable Curtain Rod Wall Bracket, Set of 4, Black, Premium Steel Drapery Rod Bracket for Walls, Curtain Rod Holder • Amazon Business $8.97 3 $26.91
Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Case U-LOVE Oil Painting Square Decorative Cushion Cover for 18 X 18 Inch Pillow Inserts,4 pack • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Oil Painting Black Large Tree and Flower Birds Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover Home Sofa Decorative 18 X 18 Inch (Blue) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Under the Tree Throw Pillow Covers Decorative Pillowcases 18x18inch (4 pieces set) • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Oil Painting Japanese Cherry Blossoms Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover Home Sofa Decorative 18 X 18 Inch (1) ¡­ • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Oil Painting Hundreds of Birds Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover Home Sofa Decorative 18 X 18 Inch(3) (Cherry) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Miracle-Gro Orchid Food, 8-Ounce (Orchid Fertilizer) • Amazon Business $4.28 2 $8.56
Happytimelol 18 x 18 Euro Square Cotton Linen 3D Brown Oil Painting Pink Flower Black Tree Print Pattern Throw Pillow Covers • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
mecor Happytimelol 18 x 18 Square Teal Oil Painting White Flower Black Tree Print Pattern Throw Pillow Cover Decorative Pillow Case • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Mecor Happytimelol Cotton Linen Cushion Cover 18 x 18 Hidden Zipper Pillowcase with Purple Oil Painting White Flower Black Tree Print • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
mecor Cotton Linen Square Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover 18" x 18" with New Illustration Painting Hundreds of Birds & Blooming Trees Print Pattern • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
mecor Cotton Linen Square Decorative Throw Pillow Case Cushion Cover 18" x 18" with New Illustration Painting Hundreds of Birds & Blooming Trees Print Pattern • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$1,872.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,930.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$340.70

Total project goal

$2,271.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,271.33

1 Donor

-$2,271.33

Donations toward project cost

-$1,930.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$340.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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