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Mrs. Garces from Van Nuys CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarteners Are Music Makers!

Help me give my students access to Music. My Kindergarteners will love using the Rhythm Band Resonator Bells to learn simple songs and accompany our class as we perform in our school's musical programs.

  • $380 goal

This project expired on February 20, 2019.

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My Students

My school is a Title I school in California. My students are ethnically diverse and qualify for free breakfast and lunch. My students are busy and motivated Kindergarteners who like to explore, make friends, and learn new things everyday. They are learning the importance of teamwork and respect for their peers.

My Kindergarteners love music.

We sing and dance everyday. Due to limited school resources we don't have access to a music teacher this year. I have been taking Professional Development classes for Music Integration and am eager to implement what I have learned. I know my Kindergarteners would benefit if this music project is funded.

My Project

We do not have access to a Music teacher this school year. I want to integrate Music into our daily Kindergarten schedule but have no instruments. I plan to use the Boomwhackers, tambourines, and resonator bells to teach my students music appreciation. They will learn about the elements of Music.

I will incorporate these instruments into our reading program by encouraging my students to interpret, express, and represent the stories we read together with the music they create.

We can create a musical representation of the literature we are learning and this will strengthen their understanding and love of reading.

Mrs. Garces
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rhythm Band RB2130 Plastic Resonator Bells • Amazon Business $31.52 4 $126.08
Boomwhackers® C Major Diatonic Scale Set (BWDG) • Amazon Business $19.80 4 $79.20
Rhythm Lummi Sticks GiftedMusicKids | Set of 24 Sticks | Musical Instruments for Toddlers | ASTM Certified FDA Approved • Amazon Business $29.85 1 $29.85
Vktech Childrens Kids Toy Musical Tambourine Beat Instrument Hand Drum • Amazon Business $7.26 4 $29.04

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