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Ms. Tiffany from Springfield Gardens NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Off to See the Wizard.

Help me give my students costumes and props for their musical production of the Wiz.

  • $992 goal

This project expired on May 17, 2019.

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My Students

Do you remember your elementary school class assembly or play? Hoping to get the lead part? Then the endless hours of the studying lines and perhaps practicing in front of the mirror or anyone who would listen to achieve perfection? Now multiply that experience by 10!!

My students want to bring a Broadway experience to our little school in the heart of Springfield Gardens.

My students are talented actors, singers and dancers, who are putting in endless hours of rehearsal time weekly to give their audience a great show in addition to completing all assignments and preparing to take the NYS ELA and Math examinations.

My students are passionate and inspired and want to participate in all aspects of the musical production – acting, designing, and building the set. Here at our school we are developing the love for the arts. We hope to spark the interest of our students to pursue a career in acting, directing, movie or stage production. Since auditions and beginning rehearsals, my students have developed and strengthen their artistic skills and cultivated their abilities to collaborate, think critically, problem-solve creatively and communicate effectively.

My Project

The provision of costumes, props and scene sets will enable my students to perform their “Broadway” show here in Springfield Gardens for parents, guardians, teachers, students and the community to enjoy. My students have already learned through auditioning the importance of reading fluency, new vocabulary, improvisation and timing. The provision of the costumes and props will help with our performance and make a tremendous difference for the student performers because the costumes and props help tell the story, and get the actors into character. The set designs also contribute because they are the settings of story we are telling. The lessons my students will continue to learn are life skills.

My students are learning lessons through performing that are building self-confidence and self-esteem that enables them to overcome anxieties and stress.

My students are learning different problem-solving strategies that will allow them to develop reasoning and understanding of what the issues really are and be able to select and implement a solution.

Ms. Tiffany
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
80s Womens Accessory,Tutu Skirt,Unicorn Headband, Unicorn Wigs Rainbow Long Gloves Socks,Rainbow Adjustable Suspenders w/Bow-tie (2-C) • Amazon Business $14.99 19 $284.81
Kids Hood Cloak Costume Full Length Cape for Halloween Christmas Coaplay Cloak (Purple, 100cm / 39.4inch) • Amazon Business $8.89 20 $177.80
IBTOM CASTLE Little/Big Girls Long Sleeve Liturgical Praise Lyrical Dance Dress Loose Fit Full Length Dancewear Costume Ballet Praisewear White 7-8 Years • Amazon Business $18.39 5 $91.95
IBTOM CASTLE Little/Big Girls Long Sleeve Liturgical Praise Lyrical Dance Dress Loose Fit Full Length Dancewear Costume Ballet Praisewear White 9-10 Years • Amazon Business $20.15 4 $80.60
HABIBEE Solid Color Mens Suspender Y Shape with Strong Clips Adjustable Braces (Rainbow) • Amazon Business $6.99 7 $48.93
Forum Novelties Little Designer Collection Magical Miss Child Costume, Large • Amazon Business $32.84 1 $32.84
Ragstock Men's Metallic Shiny Jeans, Silver-32 • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
ZEROYAA Men's Metallic Shiny Nightclub Party Shirt Slim Fit Long Sleeve Mandarin Collar Shirts Z100 Silver Medium • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
IBTOM CASTLE Little/Big Girls Long Sleeve Liturgical Praise Lyrical Dance Dress Loose Fit Full Length Dancewear Costume Ballet Praisewear White 13-14 Years • Amazon Business $21.49 1 $21.49
Rainbow Stove Pipe Hat and Neon Shutter Glasses- LGBTQ- Gay Pride • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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