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Mrs. Edwards from Half Way MO is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puppets and Kodaly, Oh My!

Help me give my students to be able to use puppets in our music classroom!

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a small rural community. They have great character and work hard to succeed. Most either live on a farm or are somehow related to farming. The strong work ethic they observe in their parents enables them to fully commit to whatever their passions are. These children are so excited about learning, and using puppets in the classroom would be an amazing tool to help them stay fully engaged. They could be used by the teacher and by the students in music centers.

My Project

The Kodaly Method is an amazing, fun, and engaging method for teaching children deeper concepts in music education. Puppets can be used to introduce children to all of the new ideas in such a fun and entertaining way that they won't realize that they're actually learning and working hard applying those skills. Puppets lead them to explore their voices and help them gain confidence in their musical abilities. In music centers, puppets may be used to allow partners to reinforce learned concepts and together create their own songs implementing objectives learned in the classroom. The kids feel like they're playing, but they are really mastering musical concepts and practicing improvisation.

Mrs. Edwards
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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47 donors47 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR580X - Big Mouth Animal Puppets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $55.00 1 $55.00
LA827 - Lakeshore Puppet Tree • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$104.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.10

Total project goal

$160.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.66

45 Donors

-$149.22

Donations toward project cost

-$136.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.44

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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