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Ms. Ladwig from Minneapolis MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ms. Ladwig’s Digital/Hybrid Art Class Needs

Help me give my students new clean surfaces to work on, like the colorations flexible plastic mats or the kids activity plastic trays. I also included some new books to help explain Covid, as well as discuss race.

  • $564 goal

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My Students

Here at our school, we focus on integrating art into all aspects of learning. Our students are given the chance to have such a creative atmosphere to work in. With Covid-19 effecting how schools are running, Art has been cut to once a week.

Art gives our students a chance to learn many social and emotional skills: self-expression, perseverance, problem solving, critical thinking, communicating, giving and receiving constructive feedback, collaborating, and much more.

Since we have less time to experience all the positives of having art time, I want to bulk up my supplies for the time we do have together!

My Project

A lot of the supplies are if we are able to go back hybrid, but some I can use over distance learning. What I am most excited for are NEW BOOKS! I love adding new books to my classroom library and there are some great ones on here.

We will cover social and emotional health more so than focus on learning new artists or art techniques.

We are living through strange unknown times right now, so I just want to make sure my students are mentally, emotionally, and physically healthy!

Ms. Ladwig
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 280 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Caddy for School Supplies, Set of 6 Assorted Colors, Stackable Plastic Caddies with Handle for School • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Set of 8 Kids Activity Plastic Tray, Rainbow of Colors, Arts and Crafts Organizer Tray, Serving Tray, Great for Crafts, Beads, Orbeez Water Beads, Painting and Montessori Work • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Colorations Flexible, Plastic Mats, Set of 6, Reusable, Sturdy, Durable, Washable, Multi-use, Art, Crafts, Painting, Coloring, Kids Activity, Kids Mats, Art Supplies, Classroom, Home, (Model: Tidy) • Amazon Business $27.34 1 $27.34
250 Brief, Creative & Practical Art Therapy Techniques: A Guide for Clinicians and Clients • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
I Can Do Hard Things: Mindful Affirmations for Kids • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained • Amazon Business $19.39 1 $19.39
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice • Amazon Business $14.82 1 $14.82
P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever • Amazon Business $14.63 1 $14.63
Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World (Women in Science) • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45
Spots: A Story about Creativity and Imagination • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
Prextex Classroom Storage Baskets Crayon and Pencill Storage Baskets • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Prextex Classroom Pencil Organizer Pencil Basket or Crayon Basket, Variety Colors (12 pack) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Splatter • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Linus The Little Yellow Pencil • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
How to Talk to Children About Art • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Snippets: A story about paper shapes • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
1035 Pcs 15 Colors 3 Sizes 22 Shape Bulk Foam Stickers Self-Adhesive Foam Geometry Shapes Stickers Assortment Craft Supplies for Kids Classroom Art Crafts Projects Collages Mosaics Math Activities • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little SPOT Learns Online: A Story About Virtual Classroom Expectations • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
A Little SPOT Wears A Mask • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work • Amazon Business $10.11 1 $10.11
Say Something • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
I am an ANTIRACIST: Coloring Book for Adults and Kids Featuring Powerful Quotes on Overcoming Racism • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Let's Talk About Race • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Seeing Symmetry • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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