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Ms. Knowles from Bridgeport CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Instrument Kits

Help me give my students their own personal instrument kits so they can make music this year!

  • $585 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As a music teacher I see a very large and diverse group of students. I teach kids of many different ages, developmental capabilities, genders, races, ethnicities, and musical ability. I have a strong passion for music and love being able to bring that passion to so many young kids!

I want to ensure that all of my students have the proper resources to thrive, succeed, and feel accomplished.

I'm hoping to provide them the tools to develop their own passions for music and to implement their diverse knowledge into their academic classrooms. By exploring the many different areas of music, my students will be able to try new things and find something that makes them happy!

My Project

Since students aren't allowed to share instruments this year, they each need their own set of instruments to use. With these items, I can put together bags of fun things they can use to make music whether they're in the classroom or at home!

My students look forward to playing instruments, and I can give that to them.

These kits are made up of items that can be used to shake, scrape, hit, and manipulate to helps us learn and understand music in new ways. These kits will be important to help them with hands on activities!

Ms. Knowles
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 400 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Resinta 48 Pieces Neon Maracas Shakers 6 Color Mini Noisemaker Bulk Bright Colorful Noise Maker with Drawstring Bag for Classroom Musical Instrument and Mexican Fiesta Party Favors, 4 Inch • Amazon Business $17.99 9 $161.91
DuraHome - Deli Containers with Lids 8 oz. Leakproof - 40 Pack Plastic Microwaveable Clear Food Storage Container Premium Heavy-Duty Quality, Freezer & Dishwasher Safe • Amazon Business $14.45 10 $144.50
Ziploc Storage Bags with New Grip 'n Seal Technology, For Food, Sandwich, Organization and More, Gallon, 75 Count • Amazon Business $9.59 6 $57.54
Perfect Stix 4.5" Craft Sticks/ Ice Cream Sticks/ Natural Wood - Box of 1,000ct • Amazon Business $8.46 5 $42.30
AmazonBasics Wood-cased Bulk Pencils - #2 HB Pencil - Box of 144 • Amazon Business $8.97 3 $26.91
Charles Leonard Pencil Eraser Caps, Pink, 144/box (71541) • Amazon Business $6.62 3 $19.86
Tulle Fabric Rolls 6 Inch by 100 Yards (300 feet) Tulle Spool for Wedding Party Decorations Gift Bow Craft Tutu Skirt (Emerald Green) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29

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