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Mrs. Reimers from Hurricane UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Are for Artsy Fartsy Kids Too!

Help me give my students a classroom library full of books that will help inspire and spark my students' creativity. These books will also give these kids the opportunities to learn art skills at their own pace.

  • $428 goal

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My Students

I have the opportunity to teach art to kindergartners all the way up to eighth graders! It is so much fun to watch how different they learn and grow at different stages of their lives. These kids love coming to art! They are excited to be creative and express themselves, creating something they are proud of. I love being a part of that! I love to give them an idea and then let them run with it, make it their own, and I am always so excited to see what those kids come up with!

My Project

Before I start an art project with my students, I like to show them an inspirational piece or read them a book that we will base our work from. This is a comfortable way to get the kids excited about their art. With these books, I will be able to grab their attention and spark their creativity while teaching them important art skills. They will also be able to have access to these books to enjoy and learn at their own pace on their own time. I love reading and art would love to instill this in my wonderful students!

Mrs. Reimers
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 400 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Splatter • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Museum ABC • Amazon Business $15.42 1 $15.42
The Way I Feel • Amazon Business $15.23 1 $15.23
The Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of Feelings • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts) • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
Monsters Love Colors • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda • Amazon Business $13.06 1 $13.06
Scribble Stones • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
Sky Color (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $11.93 1 $11.93
Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Dot • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
Anywhere Artist • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Draw Faces in 15 Minutes: How to Get Started in Portrait Drawing • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
How to Draw: 53 Step-by-Step Drawing Projects (Beginner Drawing Books) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Draw 50 Animals: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Elephants, Tigers, Dogs, Fish, Birds, and Many More... • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
The Drawing Book for Kids: 365 Daily Things to Draw, Step by Step (Woo! Jr. Kids Activities Books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Draw 50 Buildings and Other Structures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Castles and Cathedrals, Skyscrapers and Bridges, and So Much More... • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Art for Kids: Drawing: The Only Drawing Book You'll Ever Need to Be the Artist You've Always Wanted to Be • Amazon Business $8.30 1 $8.30
Mix It Up (Interactive Books for Toddlers, Learning Colors for Toddlers, Preschool and Kindergarten Reading Books) • Amazon Business $8.26 1 $8.26
Seeing Symmetry • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books) • Amazon Business $7.16 1 $7.16
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 $6.69 1 $6.69
101 Drawing Prompts for Kids • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67
Mouse Paint • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
How to Draw 101 Animals • Amazon Business $3.58 1 $3.58

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