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  • $209 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Matt
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Cooking for Independence

My students need play items to learn how to safely cook and use kitchen appliances.

My Students

"School tomorrow?" Imagine a student who loves school and cannot wait to come back tomorrow. Imagine a student who works diligently despite numerous challenges. Imagine a student who positively affects all the other individuals in the school.

I teach a first grade student with Down syndrome in a self-contained classroom in a small rural school in South Dakota.

My days are filled with infectious laughter, plentiful hugs and contagious smiles. My student needs the proper materials to continue to grow and develop into the amazing young man I know he will become.

My Project

The kitchen play set materials are very important for my student's development. Currently, learning to properly cook serves as a dangerous situation due to my student's inexperience with kitchen appliances. A kitchen play set allows my student to safely learn how to navigate the kitchen. The play food allows my student to learn which foods are healthy. He will have numerous opportunities to practice creating healthy meals.

Safely practicing cooking through play items encourages the first step to becoming an independent individual.

Through his experience with the play items, my student will be able to safely navigate a kitchen and independently cook for himself in the future.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teamson Kids - Little Chef Wooden Toy Play Kitchen with Accessories - Burlywood • Amazon Business $90.17 1 $90.17
Melissa & Doug 22-Piece Play Kitchen Accessories Set - Utensils, Pot, Pans, and More • Amazon Business $24.69 1 $24.69
KidKraft Tasty Treats Play Food Set • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99

Materials cost

$137.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$177.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.32

Total project goal

$208.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$208.82

1 Donor

-$208.82

Donations toward project cost

-$177.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 1 student.

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