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Mrs. Barrieau from Bristol CT is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe Student Music Kits

Help me give my students safety with individual instrument kits for use at school or home!

  • $611 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students, in grades K-5, are a wonderful and joyous bunch of children. They attend a school in an urban district in Connecticut, and come from all different cultural backgrounds.

They come to the classroom each week ready to be tuneful, beatful, and artful through singing, movement, instruments, and listening.

They are active and excited music-makers!

My Project

My students were active, engaged, and musical participants in distance learning this spring. Now, we're back in school in a hybrid model with some of our classmates at home participating via virtual learning.

Music class is going to look very different this year.

Singing inside is not safe, and sharing materials is not safe either! My project will provide students with individual music kits, for use at home or at school. They will be able to participate in music-making in so many ways.

Students can explore shaking, tapping, and scraping percussive sounds using the egg shakers, wooden dowels, and comb. We can explore pitch pathways at home or outside using pipe cleaners. Popsicle sticks can be used to create rhythm patterns without the need for pencil and paper. A bag keeps it all contained and clean.

Mrs. Barrieau
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LP Rhythmix Plastic Egg Shakers (48 Pack) • Amazon Business $54.99 4 $219.96
Wooden Dowel Rods 1/2" x 12" - Bag of 25 • Amazon Business $11.80 14 $165.20
Amazon Brand - Solimo Slider Gallon Food Storage Bags, 90 Count • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Hair Comb 5" Pocket Size Unbreakable, 72 Piece in a Jar, Black, • Amazon Business $9.75 3 $29.25
1600 Pieces Pipe Cleaners in 32 Colors Chenille Stems for Home and School DIY Art Crafts (0.23 x 11.8 Inches) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Artlicious - Natural Wooden Food Grade Popsicle Craft Sticks (1000 Sticks) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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