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Mrs. Maxwell from Gautier MS is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Can You Hear the Beat?

My students need tambourines, cymbals, maracas, and a karaoke system to help get music in our classroom!

  • $170 goal

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My Students

"Nothing is going to change, oh, no it's not, unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot!" - The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss. My greatest accomplishment will be for all my students to develop a love of reading and learning early in life that continues to help them grow and develop throughout life.

The majority of my students are underprivileged and come from nontraditional or single family homes.

This doesn't hold them back from wanting to know about everything! They are so full of questions and wonder. I only pray that I can fill every question they have with answers, and if I can't, I can at least point them in a direction where they can find them.

My Project

I am requesting a karaoke machine that comes with a microphone, and a variety of classroom musical instruments. My students love music! If this project is funded, my students will be excited about learning our concepts by music! Each of my students has wanted to play an instrument. They also love to make beautiful noise! My student love to sing and really enjoy learning with music as well as making music. Having a karaoke machine and a classroom with musical instruments will not only give my students a sense of their voice, it will help build confidence. It will also show them how synergizing with one another is important when creating sound together. My class will love the tambourines, maracas, cymbals, karaoke CDs, and karaoke system. They will be a very nice addition to our classroom. I can't wait to see what educational songs they will sing in the karaoke machine, and they can even have a band playing while they sing!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 17 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Singing Machine SML385BTW Top Loading CDG Karaoke System with Bluetooth, Sound and Disco Light Show (White) • Amazon Business $49.97 1 $49.97
Darice 1177-10 -Wood Instrument Bell Ring 7" • Amazon Business $5.47 4 $21.88
Neliblu Add Life To the Party, 24 Neon Maracas, Bright and Colorful Party Favors, Noisemaker for New Years Party, Neon Maracas - for Mexican Fiesta, or Classroom Musical Instrument, 1 Dozen Pairs • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Disney Karaoke Series: Moana • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bulk Classroom Party Pack 12 Cymbals With Handles, Kids Party Supplies, Preschool Musical Instruments, Noisemakers 1 Dozen By Neliblu • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Disney Karaoke, Volume 2 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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