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Ms. N. from Madison WI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Click, Clack, Jingle, Zap: Sound Exploration for Young Musicians

Help me give my students new auxiliary percussion instruments for creative sound exploration!

  • $469 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, creative, and enthusiastic about learning. We are a school of dedicated staff led by a visionary principal. Each day is a new day to inspire our students to learn and grow.

My students experience music from many cultures through singing, movement, and playing instruments.

I help connect our classroom musical experiences to their daily lives so the learning in our classroom extends beyond the classroom walls. I look forward to their continued growth throughout this school year!

My Project

You can put instruments in the the little hands of my youngest musicians! We will create sounds that match songs, onomatopoeia in children's books, and sounds heard in everyday life. Music comes alive when kids can create sounds with their own hands.

Help young learners explore sound through percussion instruments!

Instruments work best when we have enough. Otherwise we waste precious learning time organizing turn taking. A wide selection of instruments offers students choice in their learning and encourages creativity. I'm asking for a Tick Tock Block, Finger Cymbals, Single-Headed Rubber Mallets for Glockenspiel, Mounted Sleigh Bells, and Large Rubber Mallets.

This project also includes a few key children's books that we will use along with these instruments including Row Row Row Your Boat, Over in a River: Flowing Out to the Sea, and The Bear Went Over the Mountain. This makes connections to literacy, and helps visual learners make sense of auditory information.

Thank you so much for helping make this project a success!

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mounted Sleigh Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.89 15 $88.35
Large Rubber Mallet for Soprano Xylophone or Metallophone • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.50 7 $66.50
Cymbals • Woodwind and Brasswind $57.00 1 $57.00
Kala Soprano Ukulele Gig Bag • Amazon Business $17.00 3 $51.00
Single-Headed Rubber Mallets for Glockenspiel • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.50 5 $37.50
Kids Set of 4 Finger Cymbals • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.00 1 $15.00
The Bear Went Over the Mountain • Amazon Business $13.51 1 $13.51
Over in a River: Flowing Out to the Sea • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Master Lock Padlock, Solid Brass Lock, 3/4 in. Wide, 120Q (Pack of 4-Keyed Alike) • Amazon Business $8.83 1 $8.83
Row Row Row Your Boat (Iza Trapani's Extended Nursery Rhymes) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Tick Tock Block • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.99 1 $5.99
AVERY Removable Multipurpose Label, 4 x 2 Inches, 100 per Pack, White (AVE05444) • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98

Materials cost

$362.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$398.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.31

Total project goal

$468.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$468.72

4 Donors

-$341.00

Donations toward project cost

-$289.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.15

match offer

-$127.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$108.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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