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Ms. Wu from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking in Real Time

My students need a bread maker, a juicer, an electric mixer, and other cooking tools.

  • $605 goal

This project expired on May 10, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In the real world, cooking takes much more time than what we are used to seeing in cooking shows. If we want students to watch and learn from every step of the process of cooking something, it is nearly impossible to do.

My class of kindergarten students are all very energetic and eager to learn.

Located in a very low income community in NYC, a lot of these students are receiving free school lunch. Because our students come from very diverse backgrounds, our social studies units of study all involve some form of cooking with our students. Through food, our students are united even though their life outside of school may be very different from one another.

My Project

In these past few years, we have included many cooking sessions with our students when we do our apple study in the fall, and our bread study in the spring. What I realized from these past years is that something needs to be done to speed up the process when I show my students how to cook something from beginning to end. With lunch time, it is very hard to manage getting the prepping of the food done with the students and having enough time at the end of the day for them to taste the end product. With the bread maker, juicer, mixer, and cooking supplies, the process of prepping the food will be much easier and faster than when they see me do each step by hand.

Making bread is a very long process that includes a lot of measuring, mixing, kneading, and shaping, before it goes into the oven, and coming out to be cut and served.

To allow students to have enough time to shape and create a piece of bread on their own, the whole process of setting up the classroom and all the steps to make the dough needs to be sped up. With the funding of this project, I will be able to do just that, and have enough time to clearly explain each step as it is being done.

Ms. Wu
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Conair Cuisinart CBK-200 2-Lb Convection Bread Maker • Amazon Business $129.98 1 $129.98
Ritz Blue Bird Print Reversible Placemats, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $11.99 8 $95.92
Curious Chef 30-Piece Chef Caddy Collection • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
RSVP Endurance Stainless Steel Food Mill • Amazon Business $35.95 1 $35.95
Sunbeam FPSBHS0301 250-Watt 5-Speed Hand and Stand Mixer Combo, White • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
WonderKitchen Silicone Baking Mat Set, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Chef'n VeggiChop Hand-Powered Food Chopper (Arugula) • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Pyrex Smart Essentials 8-Piece Mixing Bowl Set • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Pyrex 3-Piece Glass Measuring Cup Set • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Curious Chef 3-Quart Colander • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Curious Chef Tomato Cutting Board • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
CounterArt Flexible Cutting Mat with Food Icons, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28
Baker's Secret 1061483 10-by-16-Inch Nonstick Cooling Rack, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $7.62 1 $7.62

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