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Ms. Olmstead from Tacoma WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

For the Love of Music

My students need an educational music program (i.e Kindermusik) that will contribute to their development of cognitive and auditory skills through the wonder of music-making.

  • $2,425 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Listening and Spoken Language full-day preschool classroom that serves students who are deaf or hard of hearing from several different school districts. The students in my class utilize various hearing devices and amplification systems to learn spoken English and work diligently in order to communicate with their friends and family members. There is no denying that the children in this classroom have an endless amount of potential They are resilient, they are determined, and they are eager to learn.

My Project

Introducing my students to a world of music may seem simple and mundane on the surface, but it is a task that needs to be well-planned, structured, and possibly adjusted from day to day. With the continuing advancements in hearing technology, children who are deaf or hard of hearing can access, enjoy, make, dance to, and listen to music every day​.

Simply exposing these students to music is not enough; they deserve to take part in a program that will purposefully teach them the elements of music and how to create it.

Kindermusik is a program that guides the teacher with inspiring lesson plans to bring music into the classroom. Although I am not a music teacher I would appreciate the opportunity to learn how to teach music to young children.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kindermusik Level 3 • Kindermusik $1,795.00 1 $1,795.00

Materials cost

$1,795.00

Vendor shipping charges

$52.15

State sales tax

$157.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$26.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,061.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$363.73

Total project goal

$2,424.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,424.86

9 Donors

-$2,423.09

Donations toward project cost

-$2,061.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$361.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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