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Ms. McSpadden from Katy TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Marvelous Musical Moments

My students need musical instruments and music listening tools for music class.

  • $413 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The most joyous part of my day is the time that I get to spend singing and playing song experience games with my students. I teach in a school that serves a community that is both strongly connected and beautifully diverse. My students are excited to learn and especially enjoy music class. When attending music, students spend their time singing, playing games, playing instruments, listening to and moving to music and finding creative ways to capture their learning. Each activity provides students with experiences that lead to musical literacy including reading, writing and creating music.

Having the right materials at the right time enables students to spend every moment actively engaged in music making.

Students attend music once a week, which makes every minute of music class precious. Join us as we work to make excellent use of every opportunity to help students develop a life-long love of music.

My Project

Waiting to have a turn on a musical instrument can be tough when you are five and the right picture is worth a thousand words. This project is intended to augment our collection of "daily use" musical instruments. The instruments in this project are ones that are primarily used in the younger grades almost every time they attend music. With frequent use comes normal wear and tear which means that these are also the instruments that need to be replaced most regularly. By increasing our number of small "rainbow" xylophones, rhythm sticks and tambourines, we ensure that students get regular turns, but we also increase the life-span of the instruments. The other materials in this project are visual tools that we will use during music listening activities.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 999 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
8-Note Glockenspiel • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.09 8 $120.72
Meet the Instruments 25 Poster Set • Woodwind and Brasswind $80.39 1 $80.39
Wood Tambourine 1 Row • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.99 4 $59.96
Luigi's Listening Lab - Multimedia Music History for the Classroom Book/CD-ROM • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 1 $29.99
Set of 24 Rhythm Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$316.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$350.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.90

Total project goal

$412.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$412.69

4 Donors

-$239.90

Donations toward project cost

-$230.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$141.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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