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Mrs. Coleman from Sacramento CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Is My Favorite Language

Help me give my students the chance to create music along with our dancing!

  • $438 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My twelve students are kindergarten and first grade, all with some level of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Some are verbal, some not, and some in between. Their abilities and needs vary so widely, it can be hard to find activities that they will all be able to access.

These kids are silly, smart, creative, and truly incredible little people.

They amaze me with what they can do every day and the ways they have discovered to interact with a world that can be challenging at times for them to navigate.

My Project

We love dancing and singing in my classroom. I want my students to be able to participate to the fullest, in any way they can or desire. Their favorite song is the Hokey Pokey and we sing it almost every day.

For many of my students, it would mean the world to have another way to interact with the music.

Rhythm can be helpful with learning in so many ways, from learning syllables to how to count items in math lessons.

We also have a variety of cultures and backgrounds represented in the classroom and to have an instrument from a peer's culture would provide an exciting opportunity for another connection to the world around them.

Mrs. Coleman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1430 - 30-Player Rhythm Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.99 1 $179.99
RE100X - Instruments from Around the World Collection • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00

Materials cost

$308.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$371.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.63

Total project goal

$437.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$437.52

2 Donors

-$437.52

Donations toward project cost

-$371.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.63

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$0.00

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