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Mrs. Asmus from Bear DE is requesting lab equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Zen in Uncertain Times

Help me give my students meditative tools to help balance their minds and souls.

  • $687 goal

This project expired on May 27, 2021.

This project expired on May 27, 2021.

My Students

I work in a Title I school district, which means that the majority of my students come from poor economic backgrounds. I believe school should be their escape. It should be fun and a place where they learn that anything is possible.

It is my goal to expose my students to the generosity of the world.

I have had smaller projects funded through this site. My students were in awe knowing that complete strangers cared about them and their success. My hope is that they will pay your generosity forward in the future.

My Project

Being a child in today's world is hard! Do you remember when the biggest thing you had to worry about as a child was what you planned on wearing to school? Boy have things changed. Kids nowadays have to worry about rigorous classroom standards, where their next meal is coming from, and the traumatic baggage that many of them carry to school. That is why I want to create a balanced classroom for all.

I am asking for a many meditative type classroom tool to help students find inner balance.

What would be more fun than meditating prior to a big test? What a great way to balance our mental selves while learning! I am also asking for a set of crayons for the students so they can document their Zen/balanced classroom. We all need a little inner balance!

Mrs. Asmus
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sunnydaze Rippling Tower Outdoor Water Fountain with Lights, Garden & Patio Waterfall Feature, 31-Inch Tall • Amazon Business $265.00 1 $265.00
Crayola Mini Twistable Crayons, (24 Colors per case) - Case of 12 • Amazon Business $46.17 2 $92.34
Himalayan Salt Light String for Bedroom with 20 Rock,11.5ft USB Powered String Fairy Lights Night Salt Lamp,Natural Salt Rock,Handmade Ambient Light for Office Home Wedding Party Decoration (A) • Amazon Business $22.99 3 $68.97
UMAID Natural Himalayan Rock Sea Salt Lamp Bowl with 6 Heated Salt Massage Balls, Stylish Wood Base, Bulb with Dimmable Switch UL-Listed Cord • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
LEVOIT Kana Himalayan Salt Lamp, Pink Rock Large Crystal Natural Himilian Gift Night Light (ETL Certified) Touch Dimmer, 2 Extra Bulbs, Rubber Wood Base • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
PUHONG Fairy Window Curtain Lights,9.8ftX9.8ft 300 LED Valentine Decoration String Light [8 Modes & Waterproof] for Halloween Xmas Wedding Party Outdoor Indoor Bedroom(Warm White) • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97

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