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  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Carey
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

KidStix!!!

My students need 3 packs of drumsticks for wonderful rhythm-based activities that I learned at a music conference by Artie Almedia.

My Students

Do you know a kid who always has a rhythm that he's tapping out on the desk? Maybe there's a girl who likes to wear dress shoes just to click a beat as she walks down the hall. Was this you in school? Imagine the creative freedom you could have with drumsticks!

We are a Title One school in South Carolina.

We have a very diverse population from all areas of our little city. My students are so talented and creative- I just hate that sometimes funding prevents us from gathering the materials for various activities that I know they would rock at.

My Project

I am requesting 36 pairs of drumsticks. This would allow each child in my classes to be able to use them (without having to share or substitute rhythm sticks which break). I learned several activities from Artie Almedia this summer which included drumsticks with Plexi Glass boards, reused food cans from the cafeteria, and tambourines. I believe that this will be an exciting and engaging activity for all levels and improve hand-eye coordination in the process. It will also allow them to count rhythms and learn to read ahead in music. More importantly, it will allow them to have FUN!!!

Your donation to our music classroom will last for years to come.

I teach around 600 kids a year, and these particular drumsticks are of great quality. I would have structured activities with the drumsticks, but there is also a high need for them to use their creativity to play their own special part within a song, and this would be a great creative outlet. That structure and creativity will help them in other subjects of their education, making them a well rounded student.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
12-Pack Drumsticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 3 $119.97

Materials cost

$119.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.28

Total project goal

$188.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.51

4 Donors

-$69.25

Donations toward project cost

-$58.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.39

Matching donations from our partners

-$119.26

Match offers toward project cost

-$101.37

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 5 other donors.

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