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  • $197 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Summersell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

We've Got the Beat!

My students need percussion musical instruments to develop hand eye coordination and allow them to be active participants in our daily circle time activities.

My Students

We may march to the beat of a different drummer at times, but we love to march and drum. We love tambourines, rhythm sticks, and shakers too.

I teach a preschool class of fourteen that consists of children with disabilities as well as typically developing peers.

I have students with autism, physical disabilities, and a variety of other developmental delays. My typically-developing peers provide modeling of essential skills such as language and socialization.

My Project

The musical instruments I am requesting will liven up our daily circle. My students can become active participants during songs and motor movement activities. My class already loves to sing, but the instruments will enhance our favorite time of the day even more. The instruments will also help some of my physically challenged students develop better eye hand coordination and increase their bi-lateral hands skills.

Funding this project will provide fourteen wonderful, happy, and energetic children the chance to learn through music.

I can't wait to see their faces when they see the new instruments! We will be one rocking, yet probably a little offbeat band. For this teacher though, it will be music to my ears!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JC13 - Rhythm Stick Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
EG648 - Egg Shakers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
TB317 - Heavy-Duty Tambourines - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
LC241 - Heavy-Duty Drums - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95

Materials cost

$121.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$167.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.51

Total project goal

$196.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$196.73

2 Donors

-$122.50

Donations toward project cost

-$105.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.88

match offer

-$72.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 14 students.

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