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Ms. K. from Des Moines WA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Manipulative Storage to Stay Organized!

Help me give my students manipulative storage to stay organized in music class!

  • $224 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach K-6 general music and 5th grade band at a school south of Seattle where 89% of our students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. A majority of our students are bilingual and thrive off of bringing different cultures into our music classroom. I will strive to provide music education that everyone can access, understand, and enjoy.

I came into my classroom this summer as a first year teacher, realizing that we are lacking in many materials in order to create an equal and opportune access to music education.

My goal is to create a fun-filled, functioning and equitable classroom for my students.

I am passionate and determined about providing these kids what they deserve in order to achieve success in the music classroom.

My Project

In our music program, we use lots of manipulatives. Right now, we have no organizational system for grade level manipulatives, or even the means to separate them by skill such as movement, rhythm, melody, form etc.

Help us keep our manipulatives organized with this paper drawer organizer!

Not only will this help me as the teacher, it will help student helpers know where manipulatives are as they will be clearly labeled. Students need structure and routine, and as much as they love the use of these manipulatives now, they have no routine on how to put them away or take them out. Organization is key in our classroom!

Ms. K.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples 10-Drawer Storage Cart, Black, 41 3/4"H x 12 1/8"W x 14 3/8"D • Staples Advantage $87.99 1 $87.99
Pacon Classroom Construction Paper Storage, 10 Slots, 26 7/8 x 16 7/8 x 18 1/2 (PAC001316) • Staples Advantage $28.59 2 $57.18

Materials cost

$145.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$190.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.54

Total project goal

$223.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$223.59

4 Donors

-$220.06

Donations toward project cost

-$190.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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