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Ms. O. from Yuma AZ is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Art With Sound.

Help me give my students the opportunity to create and perform music using Tunable Hand Drums, Wah-Wah Tubes, Earth Bells, Frog Guiros, Sea Drum, Den Den Drums and a gong.

  • $1,157 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are excited each week to come to music and see what I have planned for them. Most of my students are English Language Learners and live in a high poverty community with very little resources. I teach in a Title I school that provides breakfast and lunch at no cost to students. The student body is around 300. My kids have very little experiences outside of the educational setting.

We learn how music helps us understand culture and the community we live in.

Music allows the students to come together regardless of their language skills and partake in singing, dancing and performing. My goal is for them to have a life long relationship and love for music.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in my students' learning by giving each student the tools to create and bring to life the music that they have inside them. The Den Den drums and gong will help my students learn and perform music from other cultures. The tunable drums are a great stepping stone to introducing creativity in my primary grades.

The frog guiros and sea drum will help their imagination pop with inspiration and discovery as they put sounds to stories.

The bells will help every child bring winter/spring concerts to life as they eagerly perform for their families.

Ms. O.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tunable Hand Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.00 10 $230.00
Sleigh Bells with Wooden Ergo Grip & 4 Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $4.99 16 $79.84
WOW Earth Bell • Woodwind and Brasswind $10.59 6 $63.54
Handheld Wah-Wah Tube with Mallet • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 6 $59.94
Oriental Table Gongs • Woodwind and Brasswind $56.99 1 $56.99
Traditional Wood Guiro with Scratcher • Woodwind and Brasswind $13.29 4 $53.16
Musical Spoons • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.99 6 $47.94
Frog Guiro • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 2 $39.98
JS1 Jingle Stick • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.49 6 $32.94
Den Den • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.00 6 $30.00
Stirring Xylophone • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.00 2 $30.00
Sea Drum Synthetic Head • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 1 $29.99
RB810W Wooden Castenets • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.29 8 $18.32
Finger Cymbals • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.50 3 $16.50
8-Note Glockenspiel • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.09 1 $15.09
Medium Agogo Bell • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.00 1 $15.00
Clave Pair • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.39 4 $13.56
Handle Castanet • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.39 3 $10.17
Kids Clatterpillar • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 1 $9.99
RB845 Desk Bell • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.69 1 $6.69
Triangle • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.99 2 $5.98
Triangle • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.99 2 $5.98
Triangle • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.59 2 $5.18

Materials cost

$876.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$62.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$982.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$173.40

Total project goal

$1,156.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,156.02

1 Donor

-$1,156.02

Donations toward project cost

-$982.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$173.40

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$0.00

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