You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Mason from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kids Make Music and Move!

Musical supplies from LMI Music - Musician's Friend, including two Nino Wood Djembes and three Rhythm Band Rainbowmakers, will cost $669, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $669 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am a K-2 music teacher in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, where 88% of students qualify for free lunch. I feel that rhythm and movement are fundamental to both musical and physical development. Movement gives students a chance to release energy and to express themselves creatively. Providing students with rhythm instruments and the skills to play them assist with coordination and musical appreciation, in addition to developing confidence and enthusiasm. I am asking for some djembes, rainmakers, boomwhackers, and a class set of rhythm sticks as well as a parachute and scarves to help my students develop their sense of rhythm and creativity. The instruments are large enough and varied in type so that students will be able to explore their sounds and use them easily. The parachute and scarves will assist with fluidity of movement and imaginative play. All of these instruments and materials are colorful and interesting to use and see in action and my students would have lots of fun using them to experiment and learn about music and movement. Thank you!

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 450 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Mason is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nino Wood Djembe • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $99.99 2 $199.98
Complete Upper & Lower Octave Sets Boomwhackers • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $79.99 1 $79.99
Rhythm Band Parachute • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $49.99 1 $49.99
Ideas Colored Scarves (12) • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $29.99 2 $59.98
Rhythm Band Rainbomaker • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $13.99 3 $41.97
Grover Rhythm Sticks • LMI Music - Musicians Friend $1.29 30 $38.70

Materials cost

$470.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$548.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$120.38

Total project goal

$668.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$668.76

1 Donor

-$630.64

Donations toward project cost

-$549.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[18026],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":22423,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/kids-make-music-and-move/22423/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":450,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Mason","authorIds":{"18026":{"owner":"Ms. Mason","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[22423],"proposalHash":"-1803916090","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp18026_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1451245206595","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":22,"teacherChallengeId":45124,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":18026,"schoolCounty":"Kings (Brooklyn)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}