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Mr. Realbuto from Norcross GA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Fingers but Big Hearts

Help me give my students an introduction to stringed instruments and creating melodies with ukuleles and 27 Tube Boomwhackers Classroom Pack.

  • $635 goal

This project expired on December 2, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an elementary performing arts charter school. This is a school of choice. Our students are here because the traditional classroom model isn't working for them. They light up when we are able to integrate the arts with academics. As their music teacher I have the pleasure of putting instruments in their hands and helping them connect academics with the arts. This is a time where the kids explore the world through music. We connect music to cultures, mathematics, science, and of course self expression. My students thirst for this opportunity to play instruments that they would otherwise never be able to touch or play outside of school.

My Project

My students are always asking me to teach them guitar. As an elementary music teacher this is a challenge for the kindergarten and lower grades. Their fingers are just so tiny. Ukulele is a great instrument for small hands to play and learn about stringed instruments.

The boomwhackers are fun and unique way to teach melody and teamwork to all grade levels.

Students will work together to complete a song by contributing their part of a larger musical puzzle. This is very much what a band or orchestra would do.

Just thinking about their smiles is making me excited!

Mr. Realbuto
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 1 $369.99
27 Tube Classroom Pack With Free Play-Along DVD. • Woodwind and Brasswind $99.99 1 $99.99

Materials cost

$469.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$539.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.20

Total project goal

$634.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$634.66

4 Donors

-$534.66

Donations toward project cost

-$454.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.20

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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