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Ms. Varner from Florence MS is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Musical Instruments for Everyone!

Help me give my students updated rhythm sticks, triangles, tambourines, bells, and boomwhackers.

  • $347 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade music classes are so fun and full of energy! They love every thing about music class, especially instruments. They are so engaged and so eager to learn as soon as they come into class! In my classroom, I have so many different types of instruments. Many of them, however, are over 15 years old.

Because these instruments are so old and how often they are used, a lot of our classroom instruments need to be replaced.

Please help me get the instruments my students deserve.

My Project

My students love to learn how to play different instruments. They enjoy the individual sounds they make and using them to create sound stories and learn to read and interpret music. There is nothing better than hearing a class create music together with instruments.

The current instruments in our classroom are very old, and have begun to wear down and break as the students are playing them.

This makes teaching a new instrument to the students challenging. Not having enough for a class leave many students upset with not being able to play the same instrument. Please help bring new rhythm instruments to my students. They would enjoy being able to learn and create with instruments as a class.

Ms. Varner
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
5-Note Chromatic Set (Upper Octave) Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.99 5 $79.95
Lummi Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $28.99 2 $57.98
8" Headless Single Row Wood Tambourine • Woodwind and Brasswind $8.00 7 $56.00
Sleigh Bells with Wooden Ergo Grip & 4 Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $4.99 6 $29.94
Triangle • Woodwind and Brasswind $1.99 10 $19.90

Materials cost

$243.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$294.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.97

Total project goal

$346.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$346.46

3 Donors

-$333.96

Donations toward project cost

-$283.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.09

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

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$0.00

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