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Mr. Bernfeld from Saint Francis WI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Business Basics Through Baking

Help me give my students job skills through baking, following recipes, cleaning and much more! We have a wonderful Kitchen Aide Mixer that just needs a bowl, and various baking supplies to kick our bakery off.

  • $382 goal

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My Students

My students are in grades 9-12+, in an intellectual disabilities classroom. We explore various job skills and social activities to help them to better communicate and work at developing job skills. They attend a public high school where approximately 50% live in poverty. We are a small school where 60% of students are open enrollment, leading to less funding from the state. When given the right tools my students are excited to try new things and expand their skill set.

My Project

The kitchen items we are seeking will help teach our students with intellectual disabilities many skills. Not only will it help teach them to bake and learn kitchen safety and sanitation, but it will help them with math skills associated with reading recipes and making money. They will also learn about marketing and develop writing strategies through maintaining a baking website. With these tools we will be able to sell our products at local markets to promote social skills and build confidence in our students. We have already seen tremendous gains in our classroom since beginning these activities. We are in need of more things to continue down our path to success!

Mr. Bernfeld
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KitchenAid Stainless Steel Bowl K45SBWH, 4.5-Quart • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Katgely 2 Compartment Cupcake Container - Deep Cupcake Carrier Holder Box - BPA-Free - Clear Plastic Stackable (50) • Amazon Business $28.90 1 $28.90
Food Coloring AmeriColor Student Kit, 12 .75 Ounce Bottles Soft Gel Paste Colors • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
40 Cupcake Containers Plastic Disposable | High Dome Cupcake Boxes 6 Compartment Cupcake Holders Disposable Cupcake Carrier | Half Dozen Cupcake Trays | Durable Cup Cake Muffin Packaging Transporter • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
Russian Piping Tips Set DELUXE Flower Frosting Tips 33 Icing Piping Tips for Cake Decorating Supplies Baking Supplies Set Ball Piping Tips +30 Frosting Bags Large Russian tips Cupcake Decorating Kit • Amazon Business $23.95 1 $23.95
4 Compartment Cupcake Boxes | Clear Plastic Cupcake Container - Disposable Cupcake Holders | Muffin Carrier - Cupcake Clamshell Trays | Cup Cake Packaging Transporter | 40 Pack • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker's Half Sheet (2 Pack), Silver • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Chefmaster Deluxe Meringue Powder for Baking & Decorating, Kosher Meringue Powder for Buttercream, Royal Icing, Meringue Toppings, Meringue Cookies, and more! 10 oz. Ready to Use Meringue Mix • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
CK Products White Royal Icing Mix, 1lb/2 Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
CK Products 77-101K Cake Decorating Royal Icing Mix, 1 lb, Black • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
SUBANG 400 Pieces Tulip Cupcake Liner Baking Cups Muffin Tins Treat Cups Foil Metallic Cupcake Liners for Weddings,Birthdays,Baby Showers,Silver Rose Gold Black and Gold • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Wilton Recipe Right Non-Stick 9 x 13-Inch Oblong Cake Pan, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Foil Cupcake Liners Metallic Muffin Paper Cases Baking Cups Gold Sliver Rose Gold Pack of 300 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mat Sheet, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $9.62 1 $9.62
Joseph Joseph 20085 Adjustable Rolling Pin with Removable Rings, Multicolored • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
Clear Resealable Cello Cellophane Bags Good for Bakery, Candle, Soap, Cookie (4x6inch-100Pcs) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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