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Ms. Mahler from Hammond LA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science and Music! What a Wonderful Thing!

My students need musical instruments (handbells) to enhance our upcoming science unit on light and sound. The patriotic music book will incorporate social studies standards to our science and music lessons!

  • $285 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most fantastic first graders that a teacher could ever be blessed having the privelege of teaching. They are brilliant! So smart, kind, loving, funny, observant, hardworking, thoughtful, loud, colorful, stylish, creative, and vibrant! My class is full of life and my students LOVE to dance and sing!! My students think of our class as a family, and think that their classmates are all beautiful and special. They are a joy to teach and brighten my day everyday!

My Project

The handbells will integrate the arts into our science unit on light and sound. Using Handbells will allow students to create music and gain a deep understanding of sound vibrations, melody and rhythm. I used similar bells when I was in elementary school and have always looked forward to having a set for my students. We will be able to preform songs for parents, family members, school staff and the entire student body, so that they can see how we integrate arts into all aspects of learning in the classrooom. This project will be cross curricular in the areas of Art (music), science, social studies and math.

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Ms. Mahler
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
13-Note Chromatic Handbells • Woodwind and Brasswind $71.99 2 $143.98
Handbell Melody Cards • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.99 1 $23.99
Let Freedom Ring for 13-Note Handbells • Woodwind and Brasswind $23.94 1 $23.94

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