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Mrs. Lemont from Gahanna OH is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Legs to Stand On: Xylophone Stands for the Music Room

Help me give my students stands to hold their xylophones in music class.

  • $913 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Let us take our children seriously! Everything else follows from this... only the best is good enough for a child." -Zoltan Kodaly "Tell me, I forget, show me, I remember, involve me, I understand." - Carl Orff

My students are a diverse group of kids who live in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio; despite any challenges they face, students at my school are respectful, hard-working, joyful children.

They improve themselves academically, socially, and emotionally every day, striving to reach their full potential.

My Project

In music class, children begin with what they do instinctively: play! Imitation, experimentation, and personal expression occur naturally as students learn to speak poems rhythmically, sing expressively, and then create body percussion and instrument parts to go along with their songs and poems. By adding tables and stands for some of the instruments we already have in my classroom, we can expand my students' learning opportunities as they become confident, life-long musicians and creative problem solvers.

Currently, students and teachers have to move instruments off of the floor or in and out of closets every time we want to use them.

By adding stands and tables for the instruments, we can ensure the safety of these invaluable resources while making them easier, safer, and faster for students to access. While there are a few stands in the music room that are 30+ years old, they are falling apart and the students are unable to move them independently without risking injury.

The music room is home to over 540 students each week; all resources in our classroom end up impacting the lives of hundreds, or even thousands, of students.

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22 donors22 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 540 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Orff Instrument Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $104.99 7 $734.93

Materials cost

$734.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$775.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$136.93

Total project goal

$912.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$912.88

18 Donors

-$734.74

Donations toward project cost

-$635.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$98.81

Matching donations from our partners

-$164.74

Match offers toward project cost

-$140.03

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.71

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.41

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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