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Mrs. Young-Spooner from Lamar AR is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ukuleles for Twenty

My students need a classroom set of Ukuleles so each student has an opportunity to play every time they come to class.

  • $991 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach music to students in grades K-3 and Choir to students in grades 7-12. My older elementary students are very interested in learning to play stringed instruments and I’d love to have a classroom set of Ukuleles to use with them. They would benefit greatly from having a developmentally appropriate and fun instrument to play when they come to music.

We are a rural school with relatively high poverty.

My kids would love the chance to play these instruments!

My Project

Ukuleles are fun, engaging, and developmentally appropriate for children. Many students would love to learn to play an instrument, but not very many have the opportunity. I want these instruments to help create a life long understanding of music for my students.

I primarily want to use these with my 2nd and 3rd graders to help prepare them for reading music, listening to chord patterns, and possibly going on to enjoying band and chorus in the future.

Aside from that, developing a good ear is vital for students listening skills. Working with an instrument also helps develop hand eye coordination and fine motor skills.

Mrs. Young-Spooner
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MU40 Soprano Ukulele Classroom 10-Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $369.99 2 $739.98

Materials cost

$739.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$61.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$842.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.61

Total project goal

$990.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$990.74

3 Donors

-$370.25

Donations toward project cost

-$314.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.54

match offer

-$620.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$527.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.07

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$0.00

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