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Mrs. Listerud from Glenwood MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Multicultural Music Making!

Help me give my students the opportunity to learn about and experience multicultural music in our classroom!

  • $440 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a rural town in the heart of west central Minnesota. Our school district serves approximately ten small communities in the area. My students are wonderful kids. They are curious, creative and active learners who enjoy activities that keep them engaged!

We are lucky to have music class every day where we can be found learning about and making music.

Each grade level puts on two performances each year for families, friends, and community members. They enjoy the opportunity to perform and share their music with others!

My Project

Music is a universal language and it connects people from all different cultures. I believe in incorporating music from many cultures in my music room. I would like to have some authentic instruments from around the world to be able to share with students and give them the opportunity to play. This project also provides me with an opportunity to incorporate singing, games, and activities that are unique to many different cultures! Having real instruments and active games and activities will make learning about multicultural music exciting for my students! This project will teach students to be accepting of all different types of people and develop an appreciation for music from different cultures.

Mrs. Listerud
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oriental Table Gongs • Woodwind and Brasswind $58.99 1 $58.99
Remo Percussion Bar ET-0212-00 • Amazon Business $45.81 1 $45.81
Around The World with Me • Woodwind and Brasswind $16.99 2 $33.98
African Axatse Gourd Shaker - Maraca, Rumba Shekere - 6" X 12" • Amazon Business $33.95 1 $33.95
Boomin' the Basics - Reinforce Fundamentals with Boomwhackers Book/CD • Woodwind and Brasswind $29.99 1 $29.99
Gankogui Double Bell with Stick - Iron Cow Bell from Ghana - Medium • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Games Children Sing Around the World (Book/CD) • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.95 1 $24.95
First Note FN75 Musical Washboard • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
World Beat Fun Book/CD • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 1 $19.99
5-Note Chromatic Set (Upper Octave) Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.99 1 $15.99
D Is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet (Alphabet Books) • Amazon Business $15.22 1 $15.22
Musical Spoons • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.99 1 $7.99

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