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Mrs. Summers from Orange Park FL is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keyboard Kickoff, Part 3

My students need Keyboard Kickoff books for use in our piano lab.

  • $155 goal

This project expired on August 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Musical, creative, inquisitive, energetic...these are all words that describe my students. They love to sing, move, play instruments, and learn in hands-on ways. They love to use drums, Orff instruments, and ukuleles in our music room, and they love to perform.

Around 25% of our students come from military families, and this brings them their own unique set of challenges.

We have also received new students from Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria. I want to teach them a love for music that will last them their whole lives, wherever they may find themselves.

My Project

Our new piano lab is ready to be installed in June, and now my focus is my students' curriculum and books to help them learn keyboarding. Learning to play piano is a wonderful skill that will help develop students' brains and give them confidence.

I am requesting copies of Keyboard Kickoff, a method book to help students learn piano.

I am working towards a class set of these books that our students can use in the piano lab. Students will use these books during our piano unit. The books give great instruction in the layout of the piano keyboard as well as identifying notes on the staff. With one book at each piano, students will be able to learn these early skills and receive a solid piano foundation.

Mrs. Summers
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 920 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Piano Pronto®: Keyboard Kickoff • Amazon Business $10.00 10 $100.00

Materials cost

$100.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$131.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.21

Total project goal

$154.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$154.71

9 Donors

-$75.41

Donations toward project cost

-$67.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.01

match offer

-$75.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$64.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.88

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$0.00

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