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Ms. Donna from Brooklyn NY is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Magic & Music to Pre-K!

Help me give my students a quality Sonor Xylophone and a Silly Bear ventriloquist puppet to enhance our sing alongs, enrich our read alouds, and bring joy to our transitions!

  • 7 donors
  • $627 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our Pre-K classrooms, we firmly believe our students are citizens from birth. Therefore, we strive to create democratic classrooms that honor and respect their points of view, encourage debate, foster their independence, and build their self-confidence! Inevitably, we encounter challenging behaviors in our classroom. After recently attending a training on transforming these behaviors, I was reminded of the importance of creating magic in the classroom to help children become involved, sustain attention, and ease through transitions!

My Project

One of my fondest kindergarten memories was visiting our neighboring kindergarten class whose teacher had a baby grand piano in the classroom! While we did plenty of sing-a-longs and read alouds with my teacher, being able to participate in those activities accompanied by live piano transformed those moments into pure magic!

Never has that sense of magic been more crucial for our pre-k children then now that we've moved to remote learning.

I am confident that the joy created by the Silly Bear puppet and the beautiful tones of the Sonor Primary Xylophone can create that same level of excitement and engagement for our pre-k students! Whether we are singing, moving our bodies, listening to stories, meditating or simply transitioning to the next activity, both of these items will add that touch of magic to entice all children to engage!

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Ms. Donna
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Primary Line FSC Soprano Xylophone • Woodwind and Brasswind $440.00 1 $440.00
28" Silly Bear w/ Arm Rod, Full Body, Ventriloquist Style, Animal Puppet • Amazon Business $54.95 1 $54.95

Materials cost

$494.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$532.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.95

Total project goal

$626.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$626.32

6 Donors

-$304.70

Donations toward project cost

-$273.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.33

match offer

-$304.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$259.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.71

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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