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Mrs. Walton from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Play It Again, Sam

The cost a player rhythm set, a bongo drum, headphones and music on cd and cassette is $438, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $438 goal

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I teach an eager and active group of nineteen Kindergarten students in Chicago. Our school is located in the Englewood area where 99% of the students receive free lunch. I would like for my students to have more exposure to listening, singing, playing and moving to developmentally appropriate music for their interest level. Singing songs will increase each student's auditory memory span, build his/her vocabulary and give deeper intellectual and emotional concepts to word meanings. Listening, singing, dancing and playing rhythm instruments to age appropriate music will enable my students to increase auditory acuity, develop better listening habits and concentration. Daily musical activities will make it possible for my students to become more proficient at using correct pronunciation, good enunciation and proper phrasing. In addition, music will be used to interrelate and enrich language arts, social studies, math, science and other disciplines. Finally, the funding of this proposal will help my students improve social skills, build their self-esteem, allow them to gather information about the world and their place in it.

Mrs. Walton
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1415 - 15-Player Rhythm Set • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
GC110CX - Let?s Get Moving! Cassette Library • Lakeshore Learning $62.50 1 $62.50
XV470DX - Sing-Along Classics CD Collection • Lakeshore Learning $58.00 1 $58.00
LA802 - 8-Station Junction Box with Volume Contr • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95
QR861 - Bongo Drum • Lakeshore Learning $17.50 1 $17.50
WR204D - All Day Long with Dr. Jean • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
FN2924C - Listening Center Headphones - Each • Lakeshore Learning $13.90 4 $55.60

Materials cost

$303.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$358.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.75

Total project goal

$437.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$437.50

2 Donors

-$417.13

Donations toward project cost

-$359.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.58

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.35

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$0.00

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