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Ms. Fritz from Cleveland OH is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Disney Musicals In Schools,The Lion King, What a Wonderful Play

Help me give my students the experience of a lifetime by bringing to life the Disney Musicals in Schools, The Lion King, with vibrant costumes, paint, and set designs.

  • $525 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at BDLA in our classrooms and are a bright light in our world. This production of Disney Musicals in Schools, "The Lion King", will be a chance for them to shine their lights on our school and our community. Our students come from an 100% free and reduced lunch program, so often times, their families are struggling to make ends meet. Yet our students show up every day and are ready to learn and have other life experiences.

This play allows our students to have an up-close experience with the theater and all the happiness and camaraderie that our theater group offers, with no judgments or labels placed upon them.

They can finally be the person that they might not be in the classroom. It improves their self-confidence, but also their academics.

The veterans of the play, our fourth and fifth graders, take the rookies, the third graders, under their wings and show them the ropes of our Disney Musicals in Schools program. You can watch the students come out of their shells, gain confidence, and participate in a group activity, whose memories will last a lifetime.

My Project

Our play will take place sometime in March. These materials will be used to bring the African savanna to life here at BDL PreK-8 Academy. The audience will be immersed in the play as the students become the characters in The Lion King. The supplies that we purchase will be part of the set, the costumes, and the props for our production. All the materials will help provide the suspension of belief that the actors, actresses, and audience will need to be transported to Africa to witness Disney's Musicals in Schools, The Lion King. With the assistance of Donors Choose, we will accomplish that.

In order to ensure that our musical comes to life, we need to outfit our performers with the proper costumes and our stage with the proper background.

The costumes will be simple, bright, and include the patterns of the animals in the African savanna. The stage will transport the audience to the savanna and offer an experience of the musical in the most realistic of ways.

Ms. Fritz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Barcelonetta | Animal Print Fur Fabric | Velboa Fabric | Faux Animal Fur | Short Pile | Animal Texture | 62'' Inch Wide | DIY Crafts, Decoration, Upholstery (Zebra, 2 Yard) • Amazon Business $24.99 4 $99.96
Barcelonetta | Animal Print Fur Fabric | Velboa Fabric | Faux Animal Fur | Short Pile | Animal Texture | 62'' Inch Wide | DIY Crafts, Decoration, Upholstery (Giraffe Safari, 2 Yard) • Amazon Business $24.99 4 $99.96
Blue Squid Face Paint Kit for Kids – 30 Stencils, 12 Large Washable Paints, 3 Brushes, Safe Facepainting for Sensitive Skin, Professional Quality Body & Face Facepaints Halloween Makeup Paint Supplies • Amazon Business $25.99 3 $77.97
Stretchy Headbands - Yoga Headbands - Sports Headbands - 2-Inch-Wide Black Headband - 12 Pack Cotton Headbands by CoverYourHair • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Gee Di Moda Rectangle Tablecloth - 70 x 120 Inch - Beige Rectangular Table Cloth in Washable Polyester - Great for Buffet Table, Parties, Holiday Dinner, Wedding & More • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Pre-Cut Quilting Cotton Twill Brown Candy Color Fabric,Good Quality Craft Cloth,DIY for Sewing Crafting 61" by 1 Yard Rose Flavor • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Richland Textiles FK-009 Cotton Broadcloth Grey Fabric by the Yard • Amazon Business $5.84 3 $17.52
Robert Kaufman AM-043 Kona Cotton Ocean Fabric by the Yard • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
KAITATSU SEN Rectangular Polyester Fabric Tablecloth, Red, 60x102-inch • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$409.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$445.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.68

Total project goal

$524.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$524.54

4 Donors

-$263.00

Donations toward project cost

-$223.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.45

match offer

-$261.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.23

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$0.00

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