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Ms. Smith from Alamo CA is requesting musical instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Say Hi (to) Ya Because Recorders Are Back!

Help me give my students recorders! We would love to have recorders and the Recorder Karate curriculum in our third grade music classes this year.

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  • $592 goal

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My Project

I get to work with the amazing students in TK-5th grade at my elementary school. The third graders I teach are great students and enthusiastic about music. We would love to have recorders and the Recorder curriculum in our music classroom this school year. Students love learning to play the recorders. They feel pride when they pass the songs on which they work. Students also feel accomplishment when they earn their belts with the program. They work hard to learn the next song and receive another belt. It motivates them to practice and work hard. It also exposes them to fun music such as "Amazing Grace" and "Ode to Joy" in the program.

Ms. Smith
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Angel One-Piece Soprano Recorder • Music K8 $3.25 60 $195.00
Recorder Karate Student Book • Music K8 $24.95 6 $149.70
Orange Belts • Music K8 $4.65 3 $13.95
Yellow Recorder Belts • Music K8 $4.65 3 $13.95
White Recorder Belts • Music K8 $4.65 3 $13.95
Reward Belt Holders for Recorders • Music K8 $6.95 1 $6.95
Green Recorder Belts • Music K8 $4.65 1 $4.65

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