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

Utilizing Ukes to Make Music Memorable

My students need more ukuleles to move toward our goal of having one for each child in a class!

  • $227 goal

This project expired on August 31, 2018.

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. Eighty-one percent of the students qualify for free lunch and 88% 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

Ukulele fever is taking over my classroom! It is the most requested music activity and my students love learning about and playing them! Currently, we almost have enough for each child to share a ukulele with a friend, but in our dream world, we would have enough ukuleles to outfit an entire class of students.

With more ukuleles, each student would get optimum playing time in class- which translates to more learning!

I am requesting 4 more ukuleles to help us move toward our end goal of a 1:1 ratio for students to ukuleles. A little adds up over time and I excited to see what my students are able to accomplish once we reach our goal!

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KA-SWB Waterman Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 4 $159.96

Materials cost

$159.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.95

Total project goal

$226.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.31

2 Donors

-$113.16

Donations toward project cost

-$96.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.97

match offer

-$113.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.97

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$0.00

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