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Ms. E. from Warrenton MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Anime, Superheroes, Flowers, Oh My!

Help me give my students the gift of a drawing library in the art room. Being able to use books in my art room not only incorporates literacy objective but also provides heaps of inspiration for my students.

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! I am the art teacher at an amazing elementary school. I have 18 classes one hour per week and serve 370 kindergartners through fifth-grade students. The art room is an important part of our building. It is a place for self-expression, creating, sharing, learning, discovering and enjoying the company of our peers.

The kids at our school are fun, witty, well-behaved and so eager to participate and try new things.

They are amazing kids! Our school is a safe environment for the students, especially those with difficult family situations. For many years, our attendance rate has been over 95%, which shows our students like coming to school. We are a rural school with high poverty, so our students don't always have the opportunity for travel or technology. This school has incredible kids who deserve the best that can be offered to them!

My Project

Help me give my students a variety of "How to Draw" books. The books will permit students to draw what they like with independence. The student will be shown how to break the picture down step by step and into shapes and lines. The books will aid beginning and struggling students to see how the parts make up the whole picture without being overwhelmed.

"How to Draw " books allow students to explore and learn in a way that works for them which builds up confidence.

The books also allow students to work at their own pace. Continued practice makes all the difference to their development in art. A large variety of books will engage every learner and give a large selection of images to choose from.

Ms. E.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Faber-Castell Perfection Eraser Pencil with Brush (Box of 12) • Amazon Business $24.69 1 $24.69
Zentangle(R) Dingbatz: Patterns & Projects for Dynamic Tangled Ornaments & Decorations (Design Originals) Learn How to Construct Fun Embellishments for Hand Lettering, Scrapbooking, & Art Journaling • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
How to Draw Super Hero Comics Draw all of your Favorite Super Heroes (Avengers, DC Comics, Spider Man, Hulk, Iron Man, Superman, Batman, and More!) • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
How to Draw Movie Super Heroes Using 5 Easy Shapes • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
How to Draw Harry Potter Using 5 Easy Shapes • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
How to Draw Princesses, Ponies, and Fairies Using 5 Easy Shapes • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
How to Draw Star Wars Using 5 Easy Shapes • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
How to Draw More Comic Book Superheroes Using 5 Easy Shapes • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
How to Draw Comic Book Superheroes Using 5 Easy Shapes • Amazon Business $9.61 1 $9.61
The Boys' Guide to Drawing: Revised and Updated Edition • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
Ralph Masiello's Dragon Drawing Book • Amazon Business $9.23 1 $9.23
Let's Draw Flowers: A Creative Workbook for Doodling and Beyond (Design Originals) Beginner-Friendly Techniques & Step-by-Step Instructions for Floral Drawing, from Hello Angel (Instant Happy) • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
How to Draw for Minecrafters A Step by Step Easy Guide: Kids 8 to 14 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Girls' Guide to Drawing: Revised and Updated Edition • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Harry’s Characters Drawing Guide For Kids: Learn to Draw Your Favorite 25 Harry’s Characters in one Day • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
EASY TO DRAW Anime & Manga CHIBI: Draw & Color 20 Cute Kawaii Animals & Pets, Boys & Girls (How to Draw Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
How To Draw Animals For Kids: A Fun and Simple Step-by-Step Drawing and Activity Book for Kids to Learn to Draw • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Draw Unicorns, Mermaids and Other Magical Friends: A Step-by-Step Drawing and Activity Book for Kids to Learn to Draw Cute Stuff • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Drawing Chibi Supercute Characters Easy for Beginners & Kids (Manga / Anime): Learn How to Draw Cute Chibis in Animal Onesies with their Kawaii Pets (Drawing for Kids) (Volume 19) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
US Art Supply 10 Piece Artist Blending Stump and Tortillion Art Blenders - Pencil, Charcoal, Graphite, Colored Pencils • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
Drawing Anime for Beginners in Simple Steps (Book 1): How to Draw Easy Manga Characters Step by Step : Drawing Manga Faces, Body, Figure & Fashion (Learn to Draw Manga) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
How to Draw 101 Horses and Unicorns • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
How to Draw 101 Animals • Amazon Business $3.76 1 $3.76

Materials cost

$210.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.09

Total project goal

$287.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.24

3 Donors

-$143.62

Donations toward project cost

-$122.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.54

Matching donations from our partners

-$143.61

Match offers toward project cost

-$122.07

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.54

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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