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  • $582 goal

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Mrs. N.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Music Materials

The cost of a class set of rhythm instruments and new music/song CDs is $601, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I teach an adorable kindergarten class in South Los Angeles. My children come from very rough homes where they are exposed to gangs, drugs, and prostitution. They have never seen snow, but they know that drugs mean "you got tight wheels." I have 13 children who did not speak any English on the first day of school and all of my children receive free breakfast and lunch. My students have worked hard this year, with 18/20 scoring at an advanced level in both reading and math. Unfortunately my kids do not have access to specialists such as music, art, PE, or even library. I am everything! One area that has been especially difficult for my students to experience fully is music. Instruments and CDs are very expensive. My students love to sing and I do what I can with my instrumental music background. I would really love a class set of rhythm instruments that we could use on a regular basis. We could also use some fresh music/songs. Learning to read music will help my children learn math. Learning to keep a beat and to play music helps with coordination and motor skills. Singing does wonders for my ESL students. Thank you very much.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1430 - 30-Player Rhythm Set • Lakeshore Learning $139.50 1 $139.50
DC410X - Songs for Early Childhood Themes CD Libr • Lakeshore Learning $115.00 1 $115.00
EB790DX - Multicultural Music CD Library • Lakeshore Learning $89.50 1 $89.50
FT573D - Chicka Chicka Boom Boom CD • Lakeshore Learning $13.99 1 $13.99
EE132 - Circle Time Songs - CD • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
QR767 - Rhythm Sticks • Lakeshore Learning $1.95 20 $39.00

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