Card Game illustrations for kids!

As most of you know, I've spent the majority of my adult life helping people look for work. Time and time again I hear individuals telling me that they have no idea what they want to do, or what they're good at, or even what's out there. 

One of the greatest challenges is stereotyping with regard to gender, age, ethnicity and economic background, and these biases start early. There's a fantastic video from research undertaken by Education and Employers that demonstrates this perfectly.

With this in mind, I've created a card game for ages 5 and up which incorporates career exploration and literacy while breaking down the stereotypes so often associated with certain job types. I've done this by creating cards with fruits and vegetables enjoying themselves at work, thus removing any negative associations people might have about humans in these roles. I've also made sure to incorporate jobs that kids won't necessarily have heard of before, or don't know much about, helping them to learn new words and to expand their knowledge of the world of work. 

Having completed the card design, I had reached my limit on creative ability and needed to hire somebody! Thanks to the wonder of the internet, I found an amazing illustrator - Jeannine Hulshof - who has already completed three illustrations for the project.

Metal Pourer:


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Produce Sorter:

The issue? I need 57 more!

All the money raised here will go towards these illustrations so not only will you be helping to get this game produced, but you'll also be supporting a young art grad with her portfolio!

Each illustration costs $50, so I'm looking for a total of $3000 to get this project well and truly off the ground. Any support you can provide, no matter how small, will help so much. And it doesn't have to be monetary...if you can share this on social media that would be incredible!

If you're still reading this, you got past the first challenge.
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  • Lindsay Boring Green 
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 22 mos
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    • $50 
    • 22 mos
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    • $100 
    • 22 mos
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Jena Tarabad 
Toronto, ON
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