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Ms. Barten from Portland OR is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Top Shelf Instrument Storage

My students need Music Instrument Storage Shelving Units for the violins, ukuleles, guitars and tone bars.

  • $506 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten through fifth graders come to the music room twice a week to sing, dance and play instruments. About 300 students at our K-8 school are members of an International Baccalaureate school where students are engaged in active Inquiry.

In the music room Inquiry looks like students exploring melody, harmony and rhythm on the instruments.

Students Inquire how rhythm patterns work together with melody. We explore how harmony supports melody and rhythm. Above all, we make a lot of joyful music together.

My Project

The music room is a bit of a happy mess right now. We have one corner that is full of bucket drums, boomwhackers, ukuleles, keyboards, guitars and music games bins. Since it's all sort of arranged on the floor, it's not very safe. Students have to climb over items sometimes to access an instrument. If we had some large, sturdy shelving units, we could put all of our instruments within reach and get them off the floor. This would be safer for students and keep our instruments in good condition and give our music room about 10 more square feet of use!

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This project will reach 320 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Wire Shelving Unit, Supports 2600 lb., Chrome, 72"H x 48"W x 24"D • Staples Advantage $196.99 2 $393.98

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