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Mr. Gagnon from Readfield ME is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kids Want More Bass! (Xylophone That Is)

My students need a bass xylophone for our music room.

  • $642 goal

This project expired on November 6, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love seeing my students get excited when they get the chance to play instruments in music class, but we only have a few small instruments to go around. Adding a bass xylophone to the mix would bring so much to our music!

I see grades pre-k through 5.

They are the most wonderful kids from a small town in Maine. Our school only has about 150 students so it seems that everyone knows everyone in the community. The kids love to sing songs, play instruments, and perform in concerts.

My Project

My kids are always saying, "I wanna play the big one!" It's so great to see kids excited about music. It's really a big deal to a four or five year old to get to play an instrument that's almost as big as he/she is. Not to mention the beautiful sound that these instruments make. Instruments like these inspire students to explore new sounds, to recognize the difference between high and low pitches and just to be excited about creating music; not just listening.

I am passionate about teaching music and dedicated to creating the best experience possible for my students.

My ultimate goal is for our school to have a full set of orff-instruments. We are far from the finish line, but your donation brings us one step closer to this goal. Our students are so appreciative and would love to be able to use something like this at school. Thank you for your time and I hope that you will consider helping with this project.

Mr. Gagnon
Grades PreK-2

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diatonic Bass Xylophone with Mallets • Woodwind & Brasswind $478.99 1 $478.99

Materials cost

$478.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$545.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.20

Total project goal

$641.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$641.32

3 Donors

-$641.32

Donations toward project cost

-$545.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.20

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$0.00

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