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Mrs. Crank from Richmond VA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sketchbooks for Distance Learning

Help me give my students sketchbooks to collect their artwork during the first 9 weeks at home!

  • $195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I get to teach art to over 300 students with different motivations, talents, and needs. My students’ ages range from 5 to 11 years old and they come from varying socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. They are all incredibly creative and intuitive. I see art as an opportunity to help them explore the world around them and find their voice.

In our classroom we work to create a community that supports and uplifts everyone, keeping in mind the words of Henri Matisse: that creativity takes courage.

We all work together to create a classroom that is a safe space for their ideas where we can learn new and exciting skills together.

While in the classroom, my students collaborate in their learning, sharing materials and inspiration. Learning from home definitely presents some challenges, especially when it comes to access to materials. By providing the students with the same basic material, each child will be able to have the same advantages while creating.

My Project

Each week during our virtual art class, students will receive a prompt to explore creatively. These small sketchbooks will give them a centralized place to contain all of their work and will help them learn how to sketch their ideas. With art happening at home, it's important that every student has access to the same materials.

It is my hope that my kids will not be limited by their supplies, and can use these sketchbooks as a foundation for further creativity.

With this project funded, every student will be able to brainstorm, build, and create.

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

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This project will reach 320 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mini Kraft Journal Notebooks for Students and Travel (4.1 x 4.2 In, 48 Pack) • Amazon Business $18.99 7 $132.93

Materials cost

$132.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$164.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.10

Total project goal

$194.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$194.02

1 Donor

-$180.79

Donations toward project cost

-$164.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.23

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$0.00

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