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Mrs. Montijo from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking Healthy Food with Kindergartens

Help me give my students a complete set of food baskets, multicultural play food, play dishes and pots, and pans.

  • $292 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most of my students are from low-income families, mainly African American, and Latinos. We are a Title I and 100% free lunch school. I teach in a Spanish Immersion program in Indianapolis where the students learn using the Spanish language. My school is a Title I school in Indianapolis, Indiana.

My students are exceptional because from a young age they get the opportunity to learn a second language (Spanish) and benefit from a dual immersion language education that helps them to gain better brain capacities.

Being a kindergarten teacher is very rewarding, I have the pleasure to introduce them to school.

My Project

I am requesting healthy play food, pots, and pans for our empty food truck. My students love and enjoy playing in the playhouse. Through play, my students will be able to learn about different types of healthy food and develop an awareness of healthy food. I believe that it is important to teach students healthy eating habits and how to choose healthy food at a young age.

These items will not only increase health awareness, but they will also help with vocabulary and oral development in Second Language Learners.

Students will learn about the different types of food groups and the different types of kitchen utensils. These items will also provide students with opportunities to speak in complete sentences which many of my students need.

Mrs. Montijo
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR900X - Let’s Go Shopping Food Baskets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
LM366 - Best-Buy Multicultural Play Food Assortment • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
HH642 - Indestructible Pots & Pans Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LDA178 - Indestructible Play Dishes - Service for 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$214.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$248.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.80

Total project goal

$291.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$291.99

2 Donors

-$146.00

Donations toward project cost

-$124.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.90

match offer

-$145.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$124.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.90

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$0.00

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