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  • $985 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. P.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help My High-Poverty Primary Students Move to Music!

My students need resources to move and dance! I am requesting tons of world folk dance DVDs/CDs, brain dance DVDs/CDs, and creative movement CDs. Help us move, move, move!

My Students

My students love to move! And the music classroom is where preK-2 students have the opportunity to get out of their chairs and have some fun! My students are always looking for ways we can keep class interesting and get moving!

I serve an extremely high-needs community that is 100% free and reduced lunch.

They love to learn and I love to help them become great citizens as well as excellent musicians. Please consider helping us be a move movement-oriented classroom.

My Project

My students LOVE dancing! We know some folk dances, but they always want more! And they are always asking for more classroom percussion instruments! So I am requesting 3 different resources: the first is a DVD and CD set of folk dancing from around the world. This will increase our folk dance repertoire by 30-50 new dances! I am also requesting some durable, flat, Sound Shape drums that we can use to move and play music to around the room. Finally, I am requesting some music for creative movement. We do a LOT of creative movement to music in my music classroom.

These materials will allow my preK-2 students to continue to use my music classroom as a place to explore creative movement and learn new folk dances from all around the world!

I am excited to add all of these dances to our repertoire, and to explore the new concept of brain dancing, which was created by a primary/elementary dance expert to help students get in touch with their bodies and stimulate their minds.

Thank you for your time and for your consideration.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
West Music Arthur Hull Sound Shapes Kit with Basic Beat Soundshapes Bag • West Music $314.55 1 $314.55
Remo SS-1000-05 Sound Shapes Circle Pack • West Music $63.90 1 $63.90
Music for Creative Movement 3 CD Set • giamusic.com $34.95 1 $34.95
Folkstyle Historic and Contemporary Dances • West Music $32.95 1 $32.95
Folkstyle Dances of the 7 Continents Vol. 1 DVD 6 • West Music $32.95 1 $32.95
Folkstyle Favorite Folk Dances of Kids and Teachers • West Music $32.95 1 $32.95
Folkstyle Dances of the 7 Continents Vol. 2 DVD 7 • West Music $32.95 1 $32.95
Folkstyle More Favorite Folk Dances - DVD • West Music $32.95 1 $32.95
Folkstyle Living Ethnic Dances for Kids and Teachers • West Music $32.95 1 $32.95
Folkstyle Maypole and Mexican Dances • West Music $32.95 1 $32.95
Folkstyle Dances of the 7 Continents Vol. 1 CD 3 • West Music $15.00 1 $15.00
Folkstyle Folk Dance Music For Kids and Teachers • West Music $15.00 1 $15.00
Folkdance Dances of the 7 Continents Vol. 2 CD 4 • West Music $15.00 1 $15.00
Folkstyle More Folk Dance Music For Kids and Teachers - CD • West Music $15.00 1 $15.00
Folkstyle Even More Folk Dance Music for Kids and Teachers CD 1-1/2 • West Music $15.00 1 $15.00

Materials cost

$719.05

Vendor shipping charges

$77.21

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$837.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.71

Total project goal

$984.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$984.76

4 Donors

-$96.12

Donations toward project cost

-$82.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.67

match offer

-$887.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$754.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$133.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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