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Mrs. Warbinton from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mobile Music Teacher Recreated

My students need to experience music. When compared to my original project submitted, I've received a cart for traveling room to room. Now I can get a keyboard with batteries plus sticks and buckets for drumming!

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My elementary is a high poverty (85%) school with high mobility (30%) rate. I will be without a classroom beginning in the fall and am in need of supplies to allow me to continue a quality Music Education program.

My students have the desire to learn and I want to keep teaching Music at the high standards my students and I have come to expect the past 28 years.

Items I am requesting will allow me to be a MMT (Mobile Music Teacher). Any assistance given will be greatly appreciated.

I needed to update and recreate this project since school begins July 26 and I have had some donors assist me in person so I can begin the first day of school with all the needed teaching supplies.

My Project

The keyboard and batteries will still allow me to accompany the students while singing. Although a cappella singing is also good for children, they need accompaniment to maintain pitch, beat, and stay together as an ensemble. The addition of rhythm sticks and buckets will allow me to branch out into bucket drumming and continue "instrument playing".

If you supported my first project attempt, I now have a cart and music storage device!

However, I needed to re-think my project because school begins July 26 and I want to be ready for teaching room to room. Thank you for allowing me to continue high quality music education even though I am without a classroom.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 850 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PSR-F51 61-Key Portable Keyboard • Woodwind and Brasswind $99.99 1 $99.99
Duracell CopperTop Alkaline "AA" Battery, 144/Carton (MN1500BKD) • Staples Advantage $99.99 1 $99.99
Lummi Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $25.99 3 $77.97
Mr. Tuff Pail - 2-Gallon Pail • Nasco $3.25 20 $65.00
PCKB 75-99.99 24 MONTH ADH REPLACEMENT PLAN • Woodwind and Brasswind $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$361.94

Vendor shipping charges

$6.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$403.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.27

Total project goal

$475.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.14

2 Donors

-$475.14

Donations toward project cost

-$403.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.27

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$0.00

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