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Mrs. Washington from Dongola IL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Boomwhackers & Whiteboards!

Help me give my students Boomwhackers and white boards so they can expand their exposure to creating music!

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are excited about music classes! They come to me every day asking what they get to do, and excited about any activity I put in front of them. Having them every single day for general music gives me the ability to work a lot more in depth with music theory than I would if I only saw them a few times a week.

I want to give them the opportunity from a young age to start rhythm and melodic dictation, because I know they will excel at it.

My students can recognize and perform sixteenth notes as young as kindergarten, and sing solfege daily- which is incredible for a group of students in such a rural environment.

My Project

My students love playing with the boomwhackers in my classroom. The only issue is, I don't have enough to go around without having to share. I would love to have projects where small groups "compose" music for their boomwhackers and present it to the class but currently I cannot do that. If I had a few more sets of boomwhackers I would be able to!

I want to get white boards for my elementary classes so I can check their understanding of solfege and rhythm dictation.

I want them to be able to listen and write down what they hear. The more they practice this at a young age, the better off they will be when it comes to band and a life long love and participation in music.

Mrs. Washington
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Boomwhackers C Major Diatonic Scale Set (BWDG) • Amazon Business $29.99 3 $89.97
Double Sided Dry Erase Board Small White Boards Lap Board Teacher Supplies Mini Portable Whiteboards Erasable For Students Kids 30 Markers 30 Erasers Easy Wipe Off Class Set • Amazon Business $39.97 1 $39.97

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