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Mrs. LeFebvre from Avella PA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Keep the Beat Going in Music at Avella Elementary!

My students need rhythm band instruments, as well as handbells, instructional posters, and boomwhacker books and CDs.

  • $395 goal

This project expired on May 7, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember how much fun it was to play instruments in elementary music class? Our school doesn't have any instruments except rhythm sticks and boomwhackers (with no books) for general music class. Please help give my students the fun musical education they deserve!

My students attend a rural public school about an hour south of a major city in Pennsylvania.

They are enthusiastic about music and are eager to apply their musical skills by playing instruments in addition to singing in class. They particularly like experimenting with boomwhacker instruments (tap on the floor to the beat), but we currently do not have the resources to purchase instructional books/Cd's to go with them.

My Project

These resources will plant the seeds that will instill a lifelong appreciation and love of music in students. Remember the first time you played an instrument? My students will have the same experience as a result of your generosity and interest in their musical education. Students will be able to directly apply music note and rhythm skills learned in class and build the foundations for possible future participation in band and/or chorus in future years.

My students need rhythm band instruments, as well as handbells, instructional posters, and boomwhacker books and CDs.

By supporting my project, you will be giving the gift of music when it is most influential and critical- in students' first experience in elementary music class. All other future musical opportunities are rooted in early musical education. My students are eager to apply musical skills through performance learned in class- all they need now are the resources!

Mrs. LeFebvre
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Recorder Wall Chart • Woodwind & Brasswind $8.95 1 $8.95
Rhythm Band Set and CD • Woodwind & Brasswind $34.95 1 $34.95
13-Note Hand/Desk Bell Set • Woodwind & Brasswind $79.99 1 $79.99
Handbell Melody Cards • Woodwind & Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99
Curwen/Kodaly Hand Signs Poster Set • Woodwind & Brasswind $5.95 1 $5.95
Magic Staff Pack - 5 Wipe Off Slates with Pen and Magic Notes • Woodwind & Brasswind $14.95 1 $14.95
Musical Instrument Bingo (Complete Game/CD) • Woodwind & Brasswind $49.99 1 $49.99
Games Children Sing Around the World (Book/CD) • Woodwind & Brasswind $24.95 1 $24.95
Fun with Boomwhackers • Woodwind & Brasswind $14.99 1 $14.99
Primary Boomwhackers Book/CD • Woodwind & Brasswind $12.99 1 $12.99
Boom Boom! Holiday Fun! Book with CD • Woodwind & Brasswind $17.96 1 $17.96
Boomwhackers Tubes Whack-a-Doodle-Doo! Songbook • Woodwind & Brasswind $4.99 1 $4.99

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