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Mrs. Ashley from Reidsville NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Shake and Share

Help me give my students musical instruments, a piece of furniture to store and organize the instruments, and sand timers so the children may be able to take turns.

  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom consists of special needs and typically developing children in an inclusive classroom setting. They range from three to five years old and participate in North Carolina's Prekindergarten program that seeks to prepare them for when they enter Kindergarten.

My students are working on social, emotional, and cognitive skills to be successful in kindergarten.

By working on all these skills, the children will flourish as they start school. They will be academically and emotionally more prepared to be successful in school.

My Project

We use musical instruments daily. The wrist jingle bells will be fun to use, easy for my children to hold, and will be enough for the class to all use at the same time. The timers are large enough for the children to manipulate and for several students to see and observe.

The sand timers will give the students the opportunity to take turns with the musical instruments independently.

Within our prekindergarten classroom, we are always talking and modeling ways for the children to take turns. By receiving the sand timers, the children will be able to use the instruments and take turns independently.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ165 - Classic Birch 8-Cubby Storage Unit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
Textured Egg Shakers (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.36 4 $57.44
Wrist Bells • Kaplan Early Learning Company $3.56 16 $56.96
Large 5 Minute Sand Timer • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 3 $45.78
Large 3 Minute Sand Timer • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 3 $45.78

Materials cost

$404.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$472.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.40

Total project goal

$556.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.02

8 Donors

-$270.00

Donations toward project cost

-$243.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

match offer

-$269.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$228.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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