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Ms. Reppert from Jamaica NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh, We Just Can't Wait... to Perform The Lion King!

Help me give my students microphones and art supplies for our May musical of Disney's "The Lion King Kids!" With your support, they can experience the magic of a musical production.

  • $1,416 goal

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My Students

As the dance educator at my elementary school, I am able to share my love of the performing arts with my students. For our school musical "The Lion King" I will be working with 40 students from grades 3 thru 5. For most of our students, this will be their first school musical!

This group of students is highly creative, risk-takers and hard-working.

This performing arts opportunity is important to our student population since they have very limited access to the performing arts outside of our school dance program. The majority of our students come from low-income homes, have recently immigrated from another country and are learning a new language. Rarely, do students in our school have the

resources to attend after school programs or take recreational classes outside of school. Therefore, our school does its best to provide diverse experiences for all of our students to expose them to something beyond their everyday world.

My Project

This year our school was selected to participate in Disney Musicals in Schools, a program that teaches and creates a sustainable musical theater program in elementary schools. This year for our first school musical "The Lion King Kids", we are in need of sound equipment and art materials to make our design vision come to life. Our school auditorium is in need of microphones and sound equipment to allow our students' voices to be heard during their performance. The sound equipment will teach our students about the stage and sound production aspect of musical theater. The art materials will be used to teach our students about costume and set design. With these materials, they will be able to use their creativity and artistic abilities to create their envisioned world on stage. Ultimately, it will help us to tell our story and bring a magical scene to life! The goal of this project is to empower teachers and students to learn skills to build a sustainable musical theater production. These materials will be used for many performances, year after year.

Ms. Reppert
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shure BLX24/PG58 Wireless Microphone System with PG58 Handheld Vocal Mic • Amazon Business $299.00 1 $299.00
Constructive Playthings Gallon Tempera Kids Paint Set with 9 Non-Toxic Washable Colors • Amazon Business $115.00 2 $230.00
Colorations BRITESTK Bright Construction Paper Smart Pack Multicolor Variety Pack Classroom Supplies for Kids (Pack of 600) • Amazon Business $33.50 3 $100.50
Microphone Stand, Ohuhu Tripod Mic Stand Boom with Mic Clips, Height Adjustable, Light Weight, Black • Amazon Business $19.99 3 $59.97
Face and Body Paint Kit for Kids – Set of 12 Classic Colors with Flat and Detail Painting Brushes – Comes w/ 30 Design Stencils – Non Toxic, Water Based and FDA Compliant • Amazon Business $11.97 5 $59.85
African Kente Print Fabric (6 Yards) Kente African Print Fabric Cotton 44" Wide for Multiple Head Wraps, Choir Stoles, African Dance Uniforms for Men Women Kids, Home Decor, Craft Project, Clothes • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Utopia Bedding Bed Sheet Set - 4 Piece King Bedding - Soft Brushed Microfiber Fabric - Shrinkage & Fade Resistant - Easy Care (King, White) • Amazon Business $22.95 2 $45.90
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 1 Gallon, 2 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $21.58 2 $43.16
CCbetter Hot Glue Gun, Powerful 100W High Temperature Fire-Resistant Melting Glue Gun + 10pcs Glue Sticks, Perfect for Heavy Duty Tasks, Quick Repairs, DIY Projects, Creative Arts & Crafts • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Pacon PAC5214 Tagboard, Heavyweight, 12" x 18", White, 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $16.69 2 $33.38
30 Pack Glow Sticks Bulk – Glowsticks Provide 12 Hours of Light and Include Strings - Waterproof and Non Toxic Glow in The Dark Party Supplies - Light Sticks for Camping and Outdoors (Multi Color) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
FolkArt Brush on Fabric Paint Beginner Set (2-Ounce), FAB8SET • Amazon Business $15.92 2 $31.84
EverBrite 16-pack Mini LED Flashlight Set - Assorted 4 Colors, 48 AAA Batteries Included, for Hurricane Supplies Party Favors, Kids Gift, Camping, Hiking etc • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Twinkle Star 300 LED Window Curtain String Light Wedding Party Home Garden Bedroom Outdoor Indoor Wall Decorations, Warm White • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 1.88" x 54.6 Yards, 3" Core, Great for Packing, Shipping & Moving, Clear, 3 Rolls (3850-3) • Amazon Business $14.78 1 $14.78
TISINO 1/8 Inch TRS Stereo to Dual 1/4 inch TS Mono Y-Splitter Cable 3.5mm Aux Mini Jack Stereo Breakout Cable Path Cords - 3 feet • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
300 g Natural Raffia Paper Ribbon for Florist Bouquets Decoration Crafts ,Christmas Raffia Gift Wrap Ribbon Total 6 x 50g • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Foam Paint Roller, Roller Frame with Covers, 4 Inch Mini Paint Roller Kit with 10-Piece Tool for Home Repair and Professional Painting by Aixpi(White-Orange) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Audio 2000s AMC4171 Universal Microphone Clip Holder with Adapter (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pacon PAC91780 Spectra Glitter Sparkling Crystals, Gold, 16-Ounce Jar • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
AmazonBasics 3.5mm to 2-Male RCA Adapter Audio Stereo Cable - 4 Feet • Amazon Business $7.62 1 $7.62
Beistle Adult Mini Hula Skirt, 36-Inch Width by 16-Inch Length, 1 piece • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
Ad-Tech 14ZIP50 Multi Temp Glue Stick (4 x 0.44-Inch), Pack of 50 • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
Mini Hot Glue Gun Sticks (Huge Bulk Pack of 80) 4" and 0.27 Diameter - Compatible with Most Glue Guns (80 PCS) (Pack of 80 PCS) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95

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