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Mrs. Lee from Odessa TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music That Moves You!

Help me give my students movement manipulatives, Play-Doh, and various other items to further their music learning experience.

  • $1,163 goal

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My Students

My students live in a high poverty area and come from many different backgrounds. For many of my students, the only exposure they have to music and the arts is at school.

When my students come to music, they enter an environment where it is safe to learn and explore the different aspects of music.

I teach at a school in which a lot of students are learning to speak English. Music, however, is a place for those students who are struggling with the language to feel more at home and at peace because music is considered a "universal" language.

My Project

I am asking for many items that will help facilitate movement in my music classroom. These items include a large stretchy band, a parachute, streamers that students wear on their wrists and many more smaller items. There are also items such as Play-Doh and Tubaloo's that allow me to better assess students' understanding of musical concepts.

In the music classroom, movement is imperative to students' musical experience, and helps students to be more engaged in our whole lesson.

Many students also learn better by using their hands, and manipulatives such as Play-Doh and Lummi Sticks are a wonderful resource for students to get their hands on to practice rhythms.

Mrs. Lee
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
(6 Pack - Blue) Toobaloo Auditory Feedback Phone – Accelerate reading fluency, comprehension and pronunciation with a reading phone. • Amazon Business $33.56 6 $201.36
Keter Space Winner, 5.6" Tall Utility Cabinet, Gray • Amazon Business $72.99 2 $145.98
Learning Resources Answer Buzzers, Set of 4 Assorted Colored Buzzers, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $12.79 10 $127.90
Rhythm Lummi Sticks GiftedMusicKids | Set of 24 Sticks | Musical Instruments for Toddlers • Amazon Business $33.87 2 $67.74
Sonyabecca Parachute, Play Parachute 20ft with 16 Handles for Kids Cooperation Group Play • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
ORZIZRO Rainbow Dance Ribbons, 12PCS Rhythm Ribbon Streamers for Kids Children Adults - Bright & Multi-Colored • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
SitSpots 30 Circle Pack | Original Sit Spots • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Toy Hoop Bundle Pack - Snap Together Detachable Adjustable Weight Size Plastic Hoops - Kids Hula Rings for Sports Playing, 32-Inch (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $23.95 2 $47.90
Sonyabecca 18ft Elastic Fleece Cooperative Stretchy Band Integrations Dynamic Movement Exercise Latex Band Stretchy Creative Movement Prop for Group Activities Special Needs Large Motor Coordination • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $20.31 2 $40.62
60 Pieces Carpet Spot Sit Markers Colorful Circle Carpet Markers Stars Spot Markers Arrow Floor Markers for Classroom, 4 Inches • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Faswin Indoor/Outdoor Agility Cones Sports Soccer Flexible Cone Sets, Assorted Colors, 24/Set • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
American Educational Products Feet Markers, Assorted Colors, Set of 6 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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