You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Gegeyan from N Hollywood CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Music and Art for Preschoolers

My students need two boomboxes, Greg & Steve library set, aprons and paint brushes.

  • $538 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it. - Stevie Wonder

Our students come from a very diverse background.

They are learning with their whole bodies. They have been learning and growing through movement, exploration, discovery, and wonder. With hands-on play and learning our preschoolers have been learning to experiment, and interact with their peers as they work in groups or individually where a lot of learning happens.

They are learning to explore in order to make sense of their world, in the classroom, outside, and in their communities. The materials will also help with inventiveness, by being encouraged to express themselves and take risks in creating art, they will develop a sense of innovation that will be important in their adult lives.

My Project

This project is going to benefit almost all the students in our program, during free-play outside. Though there is free-play, are an educator I want to facilitate learning and have instructional materials to benefit them. The boombox and the CD’s I have selected are going to help our students to dance and move around the playground. We will use other music to encourage our students listen to multicultural songs, children’s music, and modern age-appropriate music. The apron and paint brushes will be available for the students to paint during the time they are listening to music. Some children love to dance, and others like to listen while doing small group and playing. Our students will be inspired to create as they are painting and drawing.

These materials will also help our students with their motor skills.

Many of the motions involved in making art, such as holding a paintbrush or scribbling with a crayon, are essential to the growth of fine motor skills in young children. It will help them with language development, because they will learn many different vocabulary words will listening to music, and for very young children, making art—or just talking about it—provides opportunities to learn words for colors, shapes and actions. It will also help them in decision making. Art and music will strengthen their problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. The experience of making decisions and choices during creating art carries over into other parts of life. The materials will also help with inventiveness, by being encouraged to express themselves and take risks in creating art, they will develop a sense of innovation that will be important in their adult lives.

Ms. Gegeyan
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 125 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Gegeyan is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony ZSRS60BT CD Boombox with Bluetooth and NFC (Black) • Amazon Business $78.00 2 $156.00
YH10DX - Best of Greg & Steve CD Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 2 $153.98
LC220 - Natural-Bristle Paintbrushes - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 4 $35.96
CG582 - Adjustable Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 4 $19.96
CG584 - Adjustable Apron - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 4 $19.96

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


4 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"N Hollywood","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1523986],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3354079,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":125,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Gegeyan","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"1523986":{"owner":"Ms. Gegeyan","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3354079],"proposalHash":"1243934608","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20425154,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTIwNzE3NA==","NTIzOTk3Mg==","NTYyNzY3Ng==","MzM5OTI2NQ==","MjkzODk4Ng=="],"teacherId":1523986,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}