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Mrs. Spears from Enid OK is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Into the Beat

My students need xylophones and percussion instruments to be able to learn how to play instruments.

  • $523 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As an elementary music teacher, I get to see all 140 students in the school. We are starting a new music program, and the students are eager to be a part of the arts in this way. These students come from diverse backgrounds, and many come from military families, which has given them the opportunity to travel in many different parts of the world and bring these cultures to our music learning experience!

Music education gives every child the opportunity to express themselves creatively through movement, singing, and playing instruments.

These students are so excited to get to participate in music and show their creativity and many musical talents. I am blessed and excited to be a part of their learning, maturation and growth as these wonderful students learn to express themselves through music.

My Project

The tambourines and xylophone will be a great addition for my students to show their understanding of musical concepts. We will use them to provide accompaniment for folk songs and to provide an ostinato for songs. The percussion instruments will allow students to grow and experience music in a new and exciting way. Every student will be able to use these instruments in Pre-K through 5th grade and not only learn more about musical concepts, but have fun doing it!

The instruments that I am requesting will give all students no matter what background, culture or experience a chance to learn in a hands on way, and with their classmates while putting all differences aside.

These instruments will be used in many ways, and the students are looking forward to actively learning how to use the requested items. I am striving to create a music program that brings students together while learning to love music. These percussion instruments are more than just instruments, they are an educational tool to assist in the growth of the wonderful boys and girls.

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This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Xylophone Regular Diatonic • Woodwind and Brasswind $199.99 1 $199.99
Littlestar Tambourine • Woodwind and Brasswind $8.89 20 $177.80

Materials cost

$377.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$444.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.40

Total project goal

$522.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.65

8 Donors

-$320.00

Donations toward project cost

-$274.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$200.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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