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Ms. Meyers from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Build Confidence With Creativity

Help me give my students colored pencils and books with drawing inspiration to boost their creativity.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to inspire and teach nearly 400 students, many of which are still learning English, do not have the ideal lifestyle at home, and/or come to school for a safe place. Nearly half of our student population is on free and reduced meals.

My goal as an art educator is to help them feel important and confident about themselves while they are in my classroom.

Art is a fun class where all students can, and should, be successful and happy. Nothing makes me happier than seeing a child's face light up with excitement and pride when they see their artwork hanging on the wall.

My Project

With the addition of drawing books in our classroom, my students will have additional inspiration and instruction to build their creativity. The books will inspire the students with new ideas on their art projects and will help them draw certain subjects.

These new art books and colored pencils are a great chance for my students to build their creativity independently.

Teaching one-on-one with each student is nearly impossible in large classes so these books will be a useful teaching tool to help instruction. The students will also have access to the art library once they have completed an art assignment and can use the books and colored pencils to learn to draw new subjects.

Ms. Meyers
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
20501-2889-Prismacolor Scholar Art Pencil Set - Assorted Colors, Classroom Pack, Set of 288 • Blick Art Materials $179.29 1 $179.29
How to Draw Insects • Nasco $10.25 1 $10.25
How to Draw Wild Animals • Nasco $10.25 1 $10.25
How to Draw Dinosaurs • Nasco $10.25 1 $10.25
How to Draw Cats • Nasco $10.25 1 $10.25
How to Draw Birds • Nasco $10.10 1 $10.10
Draw Insects Book • Nasco $9.10 1 $9.10
Draw Desert Animals Book • Nasco $9.10 1 $9.10
Draw Grassland Animals • Nasco $9.10 1 $9.10
Draw Cars Book • Nasco $9.10 1 $9.10
69555-1011-Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Horses and Ponies (Paperback) • Blick Art Materials $7.96 1 $7.96
69555-1005-Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Dogs and Puppies (Paperback) • Blick Art Materials $7.96 1 $7.96
69555-1015-Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Forest Animals - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.96 1 $7.96
69555-1010-Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Dragons and Fantasy (Paperback) • Blick Art Materials $7.96 1 $7.96
69555-1009-Walter Foster Drawing Made Easy: Lifelike Animals (Paperback) • Blick Art Materials $7.96 1 $7.96
71652-1014-DRAW CARS 3RD EDITION • Blick Art Materials $7.19 1 $7.19
71652-1010-Draw! Animals (Paperback) • Blick Art Materials $7.19 1 $7.19
71652-1008-Draw! Medieval Fantasies (Paperback) • Blick Art Materials $7.19 1 $7.19
68163-1021-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Series - Birds and Butterflies • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1018-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Series - Zoo Animals • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1019-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Series - Exotic Animals • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
70107-1117-Walter Foster Series, Drawing Dragons - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1020-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Series - Military Machines • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1009-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Polar Animals - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1010-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Dogs and Puppies - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1016-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Forest Animals - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1011-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Pets - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1012-Walter Foster Learn to Sea Creatures- Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1013-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Horses and Ponies - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1014-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Cats and Kittens - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1015-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Safari Animals - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
68163-1017-Walter Foster Learn to Draw Dinosaurs - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $7.16 1 $7.16
Strathmore Learn to Draw Animals • Nasco $5.47 1 $5.47
70281-1005-How to Draw Incredible Sharks - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
70281-1004-How to Draw Ferocious Dinosaurs - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
70281-1002-How to Draw Amazing Animals - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
70281-1003-How to Draw Awesome Vehicles - Paperback • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
70281-1006-How to Draw Amazing Birds • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

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