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Mrs. Ijames from Murray KY is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Musical Instruments - to Make our Students more Musical

My students need more instruments, including 9 Percussion Rain Forest Hand Drums, so we can all play together at one time instead of taking turns using instruments. My students love learning and playing instruments.

  • $308 goal

This project expired on June 7, 2013.

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My Students

Do you remember waiting your turn to play instruments in music class. My kids do. While patience and sharing are important skills it takes vital class time to rotate instruments so that all the kids get a chance. Please help our kids get more music education and time playing instruments.

My students are intelligent, caring, creative, and respectful students.

Our elementary students love coming to music class. All the kids in the school come to music at least once a week. Our older students learn to play recorder while our younger students use other percussion instruments to help them learn. All of our students love to sing and play.

My Project

I am requesting some percussion instruments that all of my students can use in music class. I have selected some hand drums and guiros so that everyone can have an instrument and play together instead of taking turns. Our students will use the instruments in class to help them learn and perform musical concepts.

My students are very patient and understand that we only have so many of each instrument but I want more for my students.

I want them to play as much as possible so they learn as much as possible. I know having enough for each student will help the students learn more and enjoy music even more.

Mrs. Ijames
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 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guiro Turtle • Woodwind & Brasswind $8.99 2 $17.98
Kid's Percussion Rain Forest Hand Drums • Woodwind & Brasswind $21.99 3 $65.97
Kid's Percussion Rain Forest Hand Drums • Woodwind & Brasswind $22.99 3 $68.97
Kid's Percussion Rain Forest Hand Drums • Woodwind & Brasswind $24.99 3 $74.97

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