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Ms. Laura from Ferndale MI is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping with the Rhythm of Learning

Help me give my students the opportunity to explore and play music with real instruments

  • $399 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 16 wonderful eager to learn children in my classroom. All the children in my class are 4-5 years old and are ready to start their educational journey.

In our class we are a family.

We teach to support each other and to help one another. In our class we are beginning to learn our ABC's and 123's, but we are also learning what it means to be helpful, creative, imaginative, and kind.

We are an inclusive classroom that serves children with many different needs.

My Project

Music helps us in many different way. Music can be used as a tool to calm down, express emotions and be used as a creative outlet. Music can be used to reduce stress and anxiety and can be used to help build self confidence.

Having these instruments in our classroom give all the kids an opportunity to use and explore instruments that they might not ever get to see.

We can learn about sounds, rhythm and movement and how they are all connected. Exploring the instruments will be a fun and exciting way to strengthen our fine motor skills as well as our gross motor skills in movement.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 16 students.

13 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
My Piano Starter Pack for Kids • Woodwind and Brasswind $83.66 1 $83.66
Classroom Guitar • Woodwind and Brasswind $74.99 1 $74.99
My Ukulele Beginner Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $32.39 2 $64.78
LC210 - Sounds of Nature Instrument Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Bongos • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.99 1 $20.99

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