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Mrs. Smith from Mountain Home ID is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recorder Fun!

Help me give all my students the opportunity to get hands-on experience with recorders!

  • $719 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a very fun and eager group this year! I teach at two different elementary schools, and work with children in Kindergarten all the way to 4th grade.

They are all eager to learn and get hands-on with instruments!

Unfortunately, many of my students are high risk and don’t have the resources to be able to obtain a music education outside of the 30 minutes a week I get them. That being said, that doesn’t stop them from loving and learning all about music!

My Project

3 out of 5 of my students didn’t know what a recorder was until I showed them. Our music program hasn’t included recorders in the curriculum in many years, and I want to bring them back! At the moment our access is limited, and most of my students come from families who just cannot afford to purchase their own.

I am hoping to bring this instrument back into my classroom this year.

Why not give students the opportunity to put music in their own hands! They will get basic music knowledge, reiterate all of the lessons we have been learning, and give them a sense of pride in the music they’ve created! Anything will help, and I’d love to see these kiddos play an instrument of their own.

Mrs. Smith
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Soprano Recorder Value Bundle 100-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $269.95 2 $539.90

Materials cost

$539.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$610.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.76

Total project goal

$718.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$718.42

6 Donors

-$591.16

Donations toward project cost

-$546.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.25

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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