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Mrs. Lopez from Elyria OH is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music for My Minis

Help me give my students mini cabasas and kids maracas that appropriate for their mini hands to enjoy in music class.

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

All my students have significant developmental disabilities including cognitive and physical disabilities. They range in age from 3-21 years of age. This particular project is geared toward my preschool students.

Due to the severity of their disabilities, they attend a separate school for students with those types of delays.

Most of the students come from low-income families. My students' needs are considered intensive, and they struggle with many day-to-day tasks. However, despite their difficulties with many everyday tasks of daily living, they thoroughly enjoy music therapy sessions and often "shine" during the activities presented.

My Project

This project includes two mini cabasas that are the perfect size for little hands. It also includes four pairs of "maracitos", small maracas with a ribbed handle. The maracitos are some of the most durable maracas I have ever used and the kids love the colors. Many students are also attracted to the ribbed handle and look deep in the bucket for those specific chiquitas.

My preschoolers have a hard time managing many of the larger instruments that my older students enjoy.

These smaller items are "perfect for preschool". The mini cabasas are also terrific for getting hands open and fingers stretched, something that isn't easy for many of my students.

Mrs. Lopez
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hohner Kids Maraca (S365) • Amazon Business $15.17 4 $60.68
Latin Percussion LP234-BK Afuche/Cabasa Mini Black • Amazon Business $23.45 1 $23.45
Nino Percussion Kids’ Cabasa, Small Size-NOT MADE IN CHINA-Beech Wood, for Classroom Music or Playing at Home, 2-YEAR WARRANTY, (NINO701) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$103.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.77

Total project goal

$158.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.44

2 Donors

-$157.76

Donations toward project cost

-$134.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.51

match offer

-$0.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$0.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.08

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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