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Mrs. Hieb from Anaheim CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Music!

My students need percussion instruments such as a cowbell, Guiros and resonator bells.

  • $985 goal

This project expired on December 31, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A typical day involves differentiated music instruction for grade levels TK-6th as well as Special Ed classes. We sing, dance and play instruments while learning the fundamentals of music.

Our school site services a culturally diverse population.

The majority of our students are learning English as a second language. The music program at our school has recently been implemented and my students are eager to come to class each week and become musicians!

My Project

Students will use resonator bells to become familiar with different pitches various songs. These bells will also help students learn musical scales. Unhitched instruments will assist in learning, feeling, and maintaining the fundamentally important steady beat in music. Different percussive instruments, such as guiros and cowbells will be placed around the parachute while students move their way around it to change the instruments they use in a song.

Facilitated learning experiences through musical instruction promotes academic growth for students.

When students are engaged, learning is taking place. Using musical instruments also helps develop fine motor skills and each student can move at their own pace. This will foster creativity, confidence, encourage a lifetime opportunity to perform independently, and also allow students to form a lifelong appreciation for music.

Mrs. Hieb
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
8 Note Diatonic Wooden Resonator Bell Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.99 1 $79.99
Sound Shapes 5-Piece Not So Loud Circle Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.99 5 $399.95
20-Note Chromatic Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $61.99 1 $61.99
LC4206 - Rainbow Parachute - 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Staples Nonstick Top-Loading Sheet Protectors, Medium-Weight, Clear, 2.4 mil, 8 1/2" x 11", 200/Bx • Staples Advantage $20.99 1 $20.99
8-Note Resonator Bell Step Ladder • Woodwind and Brasswind $20.99 2 $41.98
Wood Guiro with Scraper • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 1 $29.99
Frog Guiro • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99
Copper Cowbell • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.09 1 $9.09

Materials cost

$728.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$66.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$836.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.63

Total project goal

$984.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$984.22

1 Donor

-$984.22

Donations toward project cost

-$836.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$147.63

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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