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Ms. Whitaker from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Musical Fun!

My students need materials to experience a variety of musical instruments and have fun singing and dancing while learning different sounds of music.

  • $563 goal

This project expired on August 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with low income families. To see the look on their faces when you introduce them to something new is priceless. The joy they get from learning new things daily is a great feeling.

Our families are unable to help with items that we need in class to do a great project and let the kids have fun.

Our school is located in Knoxville and most of our families and kids live around violence daily. I would like to give them as many good experiences as I can while teaching them daily. Receiving materials to help with this concept would help out tremendously.

My Project

I am asking for a variety of musical instruments and resources including a digital jukebox, CD player, four jumbo rainsticks, a set of egg shakers, and a Xylophone. This project will give my students the opportunity to use different instruments that they don't get to experience outside of school. It gives them the chance to dance, sing and learn new songs with each other. It gives them a great musical experience to share with their families at home.

I want my students to be able to learn patterns and rhythm using various instruments.

I want them to experience using various instruments while listening to a variety of different songs. Many of my students don't get to hear preschool music or use various instruments. They can have it through learning different types.

Ms. Whitaker
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CE326 - Classroom CD/Cassette Player with Bluetooth® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
CE527 - Sing-Along Digital Jukebox with CD Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
GS452 - Jumbo Rhythm Rainstick • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96
FS281 - Little Hands Music Makers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RE102 - Chilean Rainsticks - Set of 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TF273 - True Tone Xylophone • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
EG648 - Egg Shakers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RE107 - Japanese Den Den • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
FT569D - Kids in Action CD • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
GC113D - Shake, Rattle & Rock CD • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99

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