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Mr. Whitehead from Lithonia GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hand Bells for the Little Hands

Help me give my students hand bells to inspire an amazing musical experience!

  • $258 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach music to all of the students at my school. We sing and dance all day. It sure is fun. They vary in age, but music is forever.

My students do not know music as​ I do and I want to teach them the ways of music through instruments and sound.

Music is sweet to the ear, pure and peaceful. Students should experience music through play and sound. My students vary from ages four to ten. They all come from a variety of homes and situations. My students need these materials to successfully accomplish real music comprehension and appreciation. My students are in need of many things, such as love, attention and classroom materials. It is my goal to see to it that they are taken care of, as well as taught music.

My Project

I teach a variety of ages from pre-K age to 5th grade and they do enjoy the sounds of music. The children want to know more about notes and the varying sounds. I am focused on projects that feature music-making instruments that will benefit the entire student body.

Whether pop, jazz, country, soul, classical, or anything in between, music provides a powerful way for people to celebrate their humanity and connect with something larger than themselves!

This project is asking for handbells that offer a variety of note sounds. The students will get hands-on experience in music and broaden their understanding of the different note sounds. Thank you

Mr. Whitehead
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kid's Play 7-Note Extension Hand/Desk Bell Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $57.99 3 $173.97

Materials cost

$173.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$218.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.57

Total project goal

$257.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$257.15

2 Donors

-$247.00

Donations toward project cost

-$212.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.80

match offer

-$7.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$6.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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