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Mr. Hacker from Newport Beach CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sing and Play all Day with Ukulele's

Help me give my students the opportunity to learn a new instrument, build confidence in their abilities, and express their creativity and talents!

  • $2,269 goal

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My Students

I have so many students that I never want to miss a day of school. This year I am missing them so much. My students participate in General Music and love to sing, play instruments, and learn about famous composers from around the world. For those students that are not confident singing, but like to play an instrument I want to provide them with an opportunity to express themselves and learn confidence through music. The Ukulele's will be a tool to get students to build confidence with their voice while learning valuable collaboration, fine motor skills, and multitasking.

My Project

Ukuleles will help motivate students to learn how to play an instrument, continue to sing, and build confidence. Students will learn to play chords, read rhythms, and sing with good vocal technique. Ukuleles are fun, easy to play, and great for group or solo performances. Considering the recent events of COVID-19, students will have reduced access to learning about wind instruments (for their safety). Ukulele's will help fill that void in their musical training. Students will be motivated because Ukulele's lend themselves to learning contemporary, classical, and jazz music. The variety of musical choices will engage different types of learners with varying interests. The ukulele is a great teaching tool for a multicultural curriculum which is extremely important during these challenging times.

Mr. Hacker
Grades 3-5

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22 donors22 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 700 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makala MK-SD/RDBURST Dolphin Bridge Red Burst Soprano Ukulele, Red Burst, one size • Amazon Business $49.99 9 $449.91
Makala MK-SD/YLB Yellow Burst Dolphin Bridge Soprano Ukulele • Amazon Business $49.99 6 $299.94
Makala Mako Blue Shark Soprano Ukulele by Kala (MK-SS/BLU) • Amazon Business $49.99 6 $299.94
Kala MK-SD/PW Makala Dolphin Bridge Soprano - Pearl White • Amazon Business $49.99 5 $249.95
Makala Surf Green Shark Soprano Ukulele by Kala (MK-SS/GRN) • Amazon Business $49.99 4 $199.96
Kala MK-SD Makala Dolphin Series Soprano - Metallic Blue • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Kala MK-SD Makala Dolphin Series Soprano - Metallic Blue • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98

Materials cost

$1,699.66

Vendor shipping charges

$17.98

State sales tax

$155.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,928.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$340.35

Total project goal

$2,269.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,269.00

18 Donors

-$1,851.47

Donations toward project cost

-$1,592.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$258.98

Matching donations from our partners

-$395.48

Match offers toward project cost

-$336.16

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.05

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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