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Ms. Malone from Roswell GA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There Was an Old Lady...

Help me give my students some books, jingle sticks, mounted bells, and storage boxes.

  • $195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Here at our school, we have over 500 students. We are a Title I school which means that our students come from lower-income households.

I am the music teacher which means I get to teach every student in the building.

My students love to come to music to sing, dance, play instruments and, most importantly, to learn! They love to be creative by adding accompaniments to songs they know as well as by creating music of their very own. I love being their teacher!

My Project

There was an old music teacher who was looking for new ideas to share with her students. These new books and instruments would be a perfect way to do this! The books are all based on the original song "There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." They are silly little renditions that my students just love. Not only will we be able to sing along with the story, but we will be able to add instruments to enhance our learning fun. The jingle sticks and mounted bells would be great instruments to add to our singing. We also need a place to store our instruments, so the storage boxes would be a great way to store and keep our instruments safe.

These items will give my students new ways to learn in music.

The best part is, they will be having fun while they learn! They will love the silly stories, and they will definitely love to sing and play the instruments along with the music.

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Ms. Malone
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sterilite 14978006 64 quart/61 L Latching Box with Clear Base, White Lid and Colored Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $44.17 1 $44.17
JS1 Jingle Stick • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.49 6 $32.94
Mounted Bells • Woodwind and Brasswind $4.99 5 $24.95
There Was an Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Map! (There Was an Old Lad) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
There Was an Old Mermaid Who Swallowed a Shark! (There Was an Old Lad) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
There Was An Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! (There Was an Old Lady [Colandro]) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

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