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Ms. E. from Carrollton GA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Drums for Elementary Music

My students need 10 quality percussion instruments that can produce a good musical sound and can also take a beating!

  • $524 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students want to drum more than anything! Drums are always the first request when my students are asked what instruments they would like to play. They beg to play drums and unfortunately there are not enough to go around and many of the drums we do have are falling apart.

I teach all grade levels in our elementary school.

From kindergarten to 5th grade they all share the same love for the drums. My students are such an inspiration to me by being so curious and excited to learn and I wish more than anything to provide them with all the tools possible to help their musical experience be the best it can possibly be.

My Project

If we are able to purchase drums for the classroom our students will be able to incorporate these instruments into most any activity. From learning rhythms and accompanying ourselves while singing and dancing, or understanding the historical and cultural relationship percussion instruments have with people from all over the world these drums can be a musical and also a very therapeutic tool for learning elementary music concepts.

Donating to this project will not only provide supplies for our music classroom but it will be providing an opportunity for students to excel outside of the general classroom.

This project will allow students to communicate their creativity through unspoken means and exercise educational skills that are good for the soul.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 850 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rhythm Club Konga • Woodwind and Brasswind $22.99 5 $114.95
Rhythm Club Bongos • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.99 4 $103.96
Rhythm Club Floor Tom • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 5 $99.95
Kid's Percussion Rain forest Doumbek • Woodwind and Brasswind $63.99 1 $63.99

Materials cost

$382.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$445.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.53

Total project goal

$523.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$523.54

3 Donors

-$505.89

Donations toward project cost

-$445.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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