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Mrs. Listerud from Glenwood MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sing-Along Storybooks!

Help me give my students sing along storybooks to use in music class!

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a rural town in the heart of west central Minnesota. Our school district serves approximately ten small communities in the area. My students are wonderful kids. They are curious, creative, and active learners who enjoy activities that keep them engaged!

We are lucky to have music class every day where we can be found learning about and making music.

Each grade level puts on two performances each year for families, friends, and community members. They enjoy the opportunity to perform and share their music with others!

My Project

This project will help build my music library with sing-along storybooks for my students to enjoy. Storybooks are nice to have to accompany our singing as it provides visuals for my students. Since I teach Kindergarten-2nd grade students, having visuals helps them in learning words to songs. Pictures also help to teach new vocabulary words.

I believe it is important to teach students to sing popular folk and children's songs.

Not all students are exposed to learning songs like this at home. Through this project, I can help build my students' repertoire of popular children's songs. I hope to continue to build my students' love for singing with these fun sing-along storybooks!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
In the Hall of the Mountain King • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Gotta Have Games: 25 Creative Competitions for the Music Classroom • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
The Derby Ram (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Had a Little Rooster (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
The Tailor and the Mouse (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
The Frog and the Mouse (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $16.70 1 $16.70
Father Grumble (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $13.62 1 $13.62
There Was a Man and He Was Mad (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
The Other Day I Met a Bear (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $13.06 1 $13.06
Kitty Alone (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
My Aunt Came Back (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
There's a Hole in the Bucket! (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $12.82 1 $12.82
Risseldy, Rosseldy (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $12.82 1 $12.82
The Crabfish (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Momma, Buy Me a China Doll (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Jennie Jenkins (First Steps in Music series) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Creepy Crawly Calypso PB w CDEX (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Space Song Rocket Ride [with CD (Audio)] (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Dinosaur Rap (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $8.13 1 $8.13
The Shape Song Swingalong (Book & Enhanced CD) (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Over in the Meadow (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Dump Truck Disco [with CD (Audio)] (with CD) (Barefoot Books Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea [with Audio CD] (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Animal Boogie (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Up, Up, Up! (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Wheels on the Bus [with CD (Audio)] (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Knick Knack Paddy Whack (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Walking through the Jungle (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $7.35 1 $7.35
The Parrot Tico Tango: Includes a Online Sing Along Website • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night (Dell Picture Yearling) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Port Side Pirates (Singalongs) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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