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  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Saldana
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 14 donors
  • $0 still needed

Boomwhackin'

My students need a complete Boomwhacker set to add instruments to their classroom learning and live performances.

My Students

The fine arts saves students' lives. Boomwhackers can provide a strong music program for our students.

Our school is a Title I school in Texas.

90% of our students are economically disadvantaged and are at-risk of not graduating high school. Most of our students come from Hispanic bilingual backgrounds. Despite these challenges, our students still strive for excellence.

My Project

I have requested a complete Boomwhacker set to add instruments to our classroom learning and live performances. Boomwhackers are instruments made from plastic tubes of different sizes and colors that play a different tone when struck. Songs can be played by combining the different tones together. Each student can be assigned a different tone to play when they see their color. Students will learn to create music by working together as a team.

We plan on incoorparating the Boomwhackers to enhance and provide enrichment to our music curriculum.

Our hope is that students are inspired to continue in the fine arts after elementary school. Research shows that most students that are in fine arts programs in the secondary level of education will perform better in core subjects, graduate high school, and go on to post secondary education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Complete Upper & Lower Octave Sets Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes • Woodwind and Brasswind $89.99 1 $89.99
BoomWhack Attack! Music Fun With Boomwhackers and Other Instruments Book/CD • Woodwind and Brasswind $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$107.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.64

Total project goal

$164.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.24

13 Donors

-$82.12

Donations toward project cost

-$69.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.32

match offer

-$82.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 504 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 13 other donors.

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