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Mrs. Bell from Indianapolis IN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Super Soprano and Mighty Mallets

Help me give my students a soprano glockenspiel and mallets to participate in Orff exploration in music class!

  • $484 goal

This project expired on April 2, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very diverse group of children with one thing in common, they all attend an urban, public Montessori school. Sixty percent of the students qualify for free lunch and eighty percent of the students are a racial minority.

We follow the teachings of Maria Montessori to meet the needs of the whole child - physically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually through following and allowing the child to guide his or her learning.

I am fortunate to be in a school that sees music as an integral part of the child's development and encourages musical growth and expression.

My Project

We've been creating musical arrangements for the songs we are singing in music class! It has been really fun to add drums, maracas, bells, and other instruments to what we are learning. Where we could use some more assistance is with our Orff instruments. They often provide the chordal structure to our music and we are short several xylophones in our pursuit to accompany our songs.

My students love music and love playing instruments!

Having good quality instruments to play in class is important to their musical development. This soprano xylophone will provide an opportunity for my students to make more music every time they come to music class!

Mrs. Bell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 394 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Series 1000 Orff Xylophones • Woodwind and Brasswind $375.00 1 $375.00

Materials cost

$375.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.46

Total project goal

$483.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$483.08

4 Donors

-$265.28

Donations toward project cost

-$225.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.34

match offer

-$217.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$184.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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