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Ms. Kutch from Michigan City IN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spectacular Sharks Seek Ukuleles!

Help me give my students ukuleles to play in music class. Music is a fantastic way for students to express emotions, be creative, and share experiences with others.

  • $842 goal

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My Students

Our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders are curious, energetic, and hungry for new information. All of our students are eager to explore the world of music, and are always looking for new ways to make music a part of their lives. After learning the fundamentals of music during the first few years of elementary school, we are ready to explore new and exciting ways of musical expression!

Our students love to perform, and we are always looking for chances for them to do so.

The Sharks are wonderful young humans, and we love watching them grow!

My Project

The Sharks are looking to add a classroom set of ukuleles to our music room. With these ukuleles, our students can explore the world of music in a whole new way. During 3rd grade, students learn recorders, which helps them learn the required skills for playing other musical instruments when they get older. As 6th graders, our students have the opportunity to sign up for band and play the Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, or Trombone. We are looking for an instrument for students to study during the second half of 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade, in order to ease the transition into 6th grade band.

The ukulele is a great introduction to the string family, as well as guitars and fretted instruments.

With the use of ukuleles, students will learn basic skills needed for a future full of creativity, expression, and a love of music!

Ms. Kutch
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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DU-10 Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $27.01 25 $675.25

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