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Ms. D from Lafayette LA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pitch Exploration With Puppets: Part 2

Help me give my students hand puppets to help them with pitch exploration, enhance song story time, and a puppet stand for storage.

  • $321 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are imaginative and fun-loving kids. They are hard-working students who are held to high expectations. They want to succeed and try their best every day. They come from low-income households and have not had much experience with the world outside their small community. Many are ESL learners from multiple countries.

Many of my students face numerous challenges in their lives including hunger, safety, and unstable living situations.

Despite the hardships they are facing at home, they show up at school excited and ready to learn!

My Project

These hand puppets will help my students have a great year in music class. The students will have so much fun with these puppets as they sing, dance, and act out stories.These hand puppets will be used by the children in a variety of movement, singing, and literature activities--specifically to you for pitch exploration and song storytime. We also have as part of our K-2 curriculm a segment of our lesson called "Arioso Land." When we go to this magical class, students are only allowed to use their singing voices to communicate as themselves or transform and sing like a cat, puppy etc! Children get to create their own songs! Its delightfully engaging! These puppets will be an important part of that.

Having these puppets will help the kids feel comfortable singing, talking, and sharing their feelings with the class and exploring their musical creativity.

All students deserve the very best music experience! These puppets will help me provide a welcoming classroom for my students and enable them to explore the wonderful world of music! Thank you so much!

Ms. D
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jonti-Craft 0499JC Puppet Tree, 16" • Amazon Business $78.20 1 $78.20
Folkmanis Basset Hound Hand Puppet • Amazon Business $39.47 1 $39.47
Animal Hand Puppets 5-Piece Set - Premium Quality with Movable Open Mouths, 9.5” Soft Plush Hand Puppets for Kids- Perfect for Storytelling, Teaching, Preschool - by Better Line (Safari Animals) • Amazon Business $33.90 1 $33.90
Folkmanis Brown Cow Hand Puppet • Amazon Business $18.92 1 $18.92
Hashtag Collectibles Potoo Puppet • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Aurora World Esmeralda Cat Hand Puppet, 11" • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Aurora 32180 14" Grator The Alligator Body Plush Puppet, Multicolor • Amazon Business $12.11 1 $12.11
Aurora World Hand Puppet Petey Parrot 12" - 02345 • Amazon Business $9.24 1 $9.24

Materials cost

$219.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$272.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.05

Total project goal

$320.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$320.32

6 Donors

-$265.85

Donations toward project cost

-$235.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.13

Matching donations from our partners

-$43.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$36.55

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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