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Ms. Prodnick from Fall River MA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Instruments for Urban Students with Special Needs

My students need rhythm and melody instruments to access our music curriculum.

  • $399 goal

This project expired on March 7, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students with special needs are having a blast making music! Some of my students cannot hold traditional musical instruments which is why wrist bells, egg shakers, and deskbells will be perfect for my students!

We are so thankful to the generous donors who donated our first round of ukuleles.

Please help us complete our set! Our big project for this year is writing and playing our own songs! My school is an urban school in Massachusetts. 80% of our students receive free and reduced lunch. Students come from a very diverse background, ethnically and socioeconomically. I teach seven hundred and forty-four students per week including several special education classes. We are in desperate need of more instruments. I envision all of my students to learning how to read music and play instruments in our general music classes.

My Project

My students will learn to play along with music they hear, they will learn melodies as a class, and they will be able to freely express themselves as they listen and play. Some of my students cannot hold traditional musical instruments, which is why wrist bells, egg shakers, and deskbells will be perfect for my students!

All of my students will have the tools needed to meet music state standards that are otherwise very difficult or impossible to meet without these instruments.

Your donation will help the special education students work on fine motor skills and help meet other goals listed on each IEP.

Ms. Prodnick
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rhythm Band 20-Note Hand/Desk Bell Set • Amazon Business $134.12 1 $134.12
Kids Play Case for 8-Note Handbells Holds 8, RB108 (Holds 8, RB108) • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
Rhythm Band 8-Note Diatonic Hand/Desk Bell Set • Amazon Business $42.41 1 $42.41
Rhythm Band Colored Velcro Wrist and Ankle Bells 12 Pack • Amazon Business $30.54 1 $30.54
RhythmTech RT2111 Eggz Shakers - Assorted Colors, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $28.93 1 $28.93

Materials cost

$303.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$338.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.74

Total project goal

$398.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$398.26

4 Donors

-$186.78

Donations toward project cost

-$169.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.52

match offer

-$199.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$169.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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