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Mrs. Crumpton from Athens GA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Human-Rights Kites! A Way to be Good Again

Help me give my students card-stock, paint pens, markers and other art supplies to make kites.

  • $414 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are incredible. I teach in a college town with both a high university presence and a high poverty rate, which means that children with highly diverse backgrounds are together in the classroom. This creates an environment with multiple voices and allows me the opportunity to bring diverse perspectives into my curriculum.

I am constantly impressed by my students empathy and thoughtfulness.

They posses a capacity for emotional maturity that is rare among teenagers, and they are genuinely caring and kind. And, oh my goodness, are they smart. I constantly find myself raising the bar to keep up with and challenge them.

As a World Literature class, we strive to engage with diverse perspectives and consider our own roles in the world. My students engage in Restorative Justice practices to build a community that allows us to have tough and necessary conversations. I am constantly blown away by their voices, and I am truly enjoying the opportunity to watch them grow.

My Project

My classes are about to read The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, a coming-of-age story set in Afghanistan and the United States. The novel is powerful and eye-opening as it explores social justice issues including ethnic prejudice, poverty, and political unrest. The main character, Amir, is haunted by a decision he made in childhood and wrestles with guilt and forgiveness until an old friend offers him "a way to be good again."

By donating supplies to this project, you will partner in my students

using their voices and creativity to create awareness about human rights. We will be studying the United Nations' Declaration of Human Rights and talking about how those rights apply to current events. At the end of the unit, I would like students to create "kites" out of cardstock that represent one of the rights in the Declaration.

I have wonderfully artistic and thoughtful students who will enjoy and learn from this project. After creating their "kites," we will display them in my classroom and other locations in the school for other students to learn from. I am so excited about this opportunity to learn with my students, and we are are grateful for your support.

Mrs. Crumpton
Grades 9-12

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acrylic Paint Marker Pens, OUSI 20 Paint Markers for Kids Adults Paint Pens for Rocks Painting Canvas Photo Album DIY Craft School Project Glass Ceramic Wood Metal Water Based Extra Fine Tip • Amazon Business $18.99 3 $56.97
Darice Coredinations Value Pack Cardstock, 12 by 12-Inch, 100-Pack (2 pack) • Amazon Business $28.44 2 $56.88
Sharpie Electro Pop Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $16.84 2 $33.68
Fiskars 23517097J Circle Hand Punch, 1/8 Inch, Purple, 3 Pack • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Sharpie Color Burst Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $12.40 2 $24.80
K&Company Best of Susan Winget 12" x 12" Specialty Paper Pad, 360 Sheets • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
White Cardstock - 12 x 12 inch - 65Lb Cover - 25 Sheets • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
Dowel Rods 1/8 - Wooden Dowels 12 inch (30cm-3mmxd8) - 100 PCS - Thin Wooden Dowels for Crafts - Wood Dowel Model Building, Kids Crafts, Wedding Ribbon Wands, Events • Amazon Business $9.89 2 $19.78
Pusdon Masking Tape White 5 Rolls, 1 Pack, Each Roll 1/2-Inch x 60 Yards, Ideal for Label Office Arts Crafts School Use • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
SAPLIZE Fluorocarbon Coated Fishing Line, Super Abrasion Resistance Low Stretch Easy Casting Fishing Line 6LB, 300Yards • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Bernat Softee Chunky Yarn, 3.5 Oz, Gauge 6 Super Bulky, Faded Denim • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56
Bernat Softee Chunky Yarn, 3.5 Oz, Gauge 6 Super Bulky, Wine • Amazon Business $3.16 1 $3.16
Bernat Softee Chunky Yarn, 3.5 Oz, Gauge 6 Super Bulky, Forest • Amazon Business $3.16 1 $3.16

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