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Mrs. Harper from Gainesville FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Drawing a Break

Help me give my students a mental break during their new way of learning.

  • $504 goal

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My Students

During these times, we as teachers all miss our students and I know our students miss us.

Students are learning through packets and I am working online with videos to teach them, but I know not all of them are able to access the videos.

Many of my students come from low- socioeconomic households.

My students are still eager to learn, but at times struggle due to lack of resources at home. They are using the packets, books they have at home, and whatever resources they have there.

My Project

During this time, most of our students are spending so much of their time in front of computers, tablets or working in packets. They are completing assignments at home in the same four walls without any socialization with classmates. I want to provide them with an opportunity to become creative while at home, along with taking a mental break. The "how to draw" books, drawing pads, pencils and crayons will provide students a unique way to have a break during these times.

These drawing and reading materials will provide a mental break students need during these difficult times.

Also, provide them a new book they can read at home. Students need a chance to take a break from their "new" everyday routine and these materials will provide a different way to take this break.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon Art1st Blank Sketch Book, 9" x 12", 30 Sheets (103207) $3.19 20 $63.80
Let's Draw Monsters with Crayola ® ! (Let's Draw with Crayola ® !) $6.99 6 $41.94
Let's Draw Robots with Crayola ® ! (Let's Draw with Crayola ® !) $6.99 6 $41.94
Let's Draw Animals with Crayola ® ! (Let's Draw with Crayola ® !) $6.99 5 $34.95
How to Draw 101 Horses and Unicorns $4.99 6 $29.94
Prang (Dixon Ticonderoga) Crayons, Standard Size, 24-Color Box $1.28 20 $25.60
Bostitch Personal Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (EPS4-BLUE) $15.89 1 $15.89
BIC Mechanical Pencils with Assorted Barrels, 0.9mm, 24/Pack (MPLWP241-BLK) $6.14 2 $12.28
Bazic 0.9mm Mechanical Pencil Lead Refills, 20 Leads Per Tube, Pack of 24 Tubes $7.88 1 $7.88
Paddington Sets Sail (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
Ducks in a Row (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
The Angry Birds Movie: Meet the Angry Birds (I Can Read Level 2) $4.99 1 $4.99
The Angry Birds Movie: Too Many Pigs (I Can Read Level 2) $4.99 1 $4.99
Dirt on My Shirt: Selected Poems (I Can Read Level 2) $4.99 1 $4.99
How to Drive Your Sister Crazy (I Can Read Level 2) $4.99 1 $4.99
Martin Luther King Jr.: A Peaceful Leader (I Can Read Level 2) $4.99 1 $4.99
Splat the Cat and the Lemonade Stand (I Can Read Level 2) $4.99 1 $4.99
Flat Stanley and the Bees (I Can Read Level 2) $4.99 1 $4.99
Fancy Nancy: Time for Puppy School (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Will Be My Friends? (Easy I Can Read Series) $4.99 1 $4.99
Pete the Cat: Super Pete (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
Danny and the Dinosaur Go to Camp $4.99 1 $4.99
Sammy the Seal (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
Splat the Cat and the Hotshot (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
Splat the Cat and the Quick Chicks (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
Splat the Cat: Blow, Snow, Blow (I Can Read Level 1) $4.99 1 $4.99
Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes (I Can Read Level 1) $4.74 1 $4.74
Fancy Nancy and the Mean Girl (I Can Read Level 1) $4.49 1 $4.49
Amelia Bedelia Gets the Picture (I Can Read Level 1) $4.49 1 $4.49
Clark the Shark and the Big Book Report (I Can Read Level 1) $3.99 1 $3.99
Kick, Pass, and Run (I Can Read Level 2) $3.99 1 $3.99
Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar (I Can Read Level 1) $3.89 1 $3.89
School Smart Beveled Erasers, Small, Pink, Pack of 36 $3.75 1 $3.75

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