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Mrs. M. from Fairhaven MA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Strike it! Shake it! Scrape it!

My students need basic classroom percussion instruments to facilitate our music experience!

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The fabulous musicians at my school adore making music together! Our students have a growth mindset and never give up when it comes to education. Their singing blows me away every week and their willingness to create something beautiful and fun in the music classroom is unmatched. They have big personalities and love to express it through music! My school is a Title I school and serves over 400 students. They deserve all the resources necessary to become the best musicians they can be!

My Project

These classroom percussion instruments will help us practice keeping a steady beat together, help us compose our own arrangements, allow the students to create small ensembles, and explore the different elements of music! For example, my kindergartners will use the sand blocks almost every lesson in the beginning of the year to help keep the beat! My fifth graders will use the cabasas and the maracas for our orff arrangements of our folk songs. My second graders will use the castanets to practice their sixteenth note rhythm compositions in small groups. All students will benefit from these new and updated instruments!

Mrs. M.
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
Sand Blocks • Woodwind and Brasswind $4.99 20 $99.80
Cabasa • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 4 $79.96
Wood Maracas • Woodwind and Brasswind $15.09 5 $75.45
RB810W Wooden Castenets • Woodwind and Brasswind $2.29 10 $22.90
RB755 Tone Block • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.89 5 $19.45
4-Piece Egg Shaker Assortment • Woodwind and Brasswind $7.99 2 $15.98

Materials cost

$313.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.45

Total project goal

$409.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$409.69

5 Donors

-$230.73

Donations toward project cost

-$217.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.36

match offer

-$178.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$152.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$162.93

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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