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Ms. Palomba from Fresh Meadows NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Ignites All Areas of Child Development

Help me give my students the joy of learning music with musical instruments

  • $545 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are Pre-K-2 students with disabilities. Many of my students have autism and are speech and language delayed. My Pre-K students are just so adorable, smart, and loving. They are capable of so much. I always say look at what the can do not what they can not do. Many students come from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, with a wide range of academic abilities.

My Project

I have witnessed first hand what music does for children with special needs. Music ignites all areas of child development and skills for school readiness, including intellectual, social-emotional, motor skills, and language. Music truly helps the body and the mind work together. Exposing children to music during early development is very important. My students enjoy listening to music and have learned so much through songs. These instruments will give my children the opportunity to create their own music dance beat. Music will help my students learn words, increase their language skills, and enhances their social and emotional learning. Every single day we dance all around the classroom while listening to all different genres of music. The colorful scarves will be used while we dance to the music. This music project will certainly give my students the joy of music in such fun way.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rhythm Music Lummi Sticks - Four Colors - Enjoyable and Economic Way to Teach Kids and Children Rhythm and Music in The Classroom (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $24.99 4 $99.96
LOOIKOOS Toddler Musical Instruments Natural Wooden Percussion Instruments Toy for Kids Preschool Educational, Musical Toys Set for Boys and Girls with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $34.99 2 $69.98
Ehome Toddler Musical Instruments, Natural Wood Percussion Instruments Toy for Kids Preschool Educational, Musical Toys Set for Boys and Girls with Storage Bag • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98
Melissa & Doug Caterpillar Xylophone • Amazon Business $8.99 5 $44.95
Stoie's International Wooden Music Set for Toddlers and Kids- Eco Friendly Musical Set with A Cotton Storage Bag - Promote Environment Awareness, Creativity, Coordination and Have Lots of Family Fun • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
ML.ENJOY Music Set, Wooden Music Instruments for Toddlers and Kids with Cube Package, Tabmbourine, Kid's Bongo and Percussion Sets, Natural Gift for STEM Music Education • Amazon Business $38.77 1 $38.77
28pcs Dance Scarves, Square Juggling Silk Dance Scarves Play Scarves Movement Scarves Magic Tricks Performance Props Accessories 24 by 24 Inches,14 Color • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
EVNEED 40 Pcs Plastic Egg Shakers Set Percussion Musical Egg Maracas Kids Toys with 8 Different Colors for Child Toys Music Learning DIY Painting,Easter Eggs • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Bounce, Sing, Learn, Sing! • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jump, Wiggle and Hop! Children's Music by Patty Shukla • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Play with Me, Sing Along! Children's Music by Patty Shukla CD • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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