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Mrs. Barnes from Las Vegas NV is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hand Drum, Hand Drum

Help me give my students additional hand drums to complete the sets we have in our music room so everyone will have a chance to play and perform at the same time for a true ensemble experience.

  • $507 goal

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My Students

My students attend a STEAM Academy magnet school which focuses on integrating the Arts in all areas. Music is a fun and active class that they all enjoy as we sing, dance and play together.

My students love to play instruments!

Their enthusiasm for drums and and all hand held percussion is what they look forward to in my class often. They enjoy singing and movement activities, but putting a drum in their hand brings their musical experience to life and makes it so personal as they connect to the meaning of music.

My Project

My students love playing drums and we use them often during movement, for practicing the steady beat and echoing rhythmic patterns. Sometimes our hand drums are a sun or a hat or a steering wheel as we use creative elements in our movement. The drums are small enough and work for even the littlest hands, who learn how to listen and perform a steady beat to the music. These drums are invaluable in my classroom, as we use them so often as a stepping stone to larger musical skills. Although we don't mind sharing, it will be so nice not to use valuable time passing drums around to those who have had to wait.

Mrs. Barnes
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tunable Hand Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $31.99 6 $191.94
Fiberskyn Frame Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.95 2 $59.90
Fiberskyn Frame Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.95 2 $47.90
Fiberskyn Frame Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $18.23 2 $36.46
Fiberskyn Frame Drum • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.14 2 $30.28

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