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Mrs. Dorigatti from Newburgh NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Literacy is Virtual...I Mean Vital!

Help me give my students some virtual chances to keep literacy in their art time! Since we are currently teaching virtually, I am hoping to be able to use these books to video readings for my students!

  • $262 goal

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My Students

For many students, art (and art class) is an outlet for them to get away from the pressures of expectations with grades and home life. It allows them to learn in a hands-on and experimental way that they can express themselves, no matter their mood.

For my students, art is a way to express their feelings and moods.

They too love to explore the multitude of materials, artists, and techniques. It doesn't matter where they came from or where they are going in my art room, it matters that if they try their best then they will take away the most important lesson of all- the ability to express themselves in a positive way.

My Project

These books will hopefully bring my students some joy in these confusing times. By adding these books to our "virtual library" I will be able to share with all my students in virtual readings! I will also be able use these books and the virtual readings I create, to come up with fun art choices for my students to do at home!

Teaching literacy in art is especially important as we are teaching virtually and allows for the joy of reading to be experienced by all my students in their homes!

Help us bring some fun and art into our virtual art room!

Mrs. Dorigatti
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Book for Escargot • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Secret Pizza Party • Amazon Business $14.50 1 $14.50
The Mermaid • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
I'm Afraid Your Teddy Is In Trouble Today • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Vincent's Colors • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.62 1 $10.62
Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Me, Frida • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Action Jackson • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Kermit the Hermit • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Seeing Symmetry • Amazon Business $7.04 1 $7.04
A Bad Case of Stripes (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Counting with Wayne Thiebaud • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Moo Baa La La La • Amazon Business $3.47 1 $3.47

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