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Ms. Phillips from Port Arthur TX is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking Up Fun

My students need these cooking essentials, including a nonstick cookware set, blender, slow cooker, mixing bowls, utensils, measuring cups and spoons, and some kids aprons.

  • $349 goal

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My Students

I teach in a low-income neighborhood school that up until recently has had a small enrollment. Many of our students are English language learners which can be challenging. These students benefit from hands-on learning which helps foster language acquisition and mathematics skills.

This year, before school started, Hurricane Harvey hit our area and water was in 80-90% of the homes in our town.

My children have very little to begin the school year with. I would like for them to have as normal of a school year as possible.

I love teaching these children because they are eager to learn even with all the devastation they have seen in their little lives.

My Project

This year, Hurricane Harvey came through our area and dumped about 50 inches of water over the course of 24 hours. Many of the the homes in our district had to be gutted as a result of the water and many of the students at our school had to be rescued from their homes by boats. As you can imagine, this has been an extraordinarily trying situation. One way to help our students get back to a sense of normalcy is though cooking experiences.

I am requesting these "kitchen items" so that we can use them to enhance our learning.

For example, last year we did a unit on folk tales and we read the story about Stone Soup. We would like to be able to make Stone Soup with the children. Through cooking experiences, children learn many things including math, language, self help skills and much more.

Ms. Phillips
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vremi 15 Piece Nonstick Cookware Set - Kitchen Pots and Pans Set Nonstick with Cooking Utensils - Oven Safe Basics Non Stick Pot and Pan Set - Black • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Hamilton Beach Power Elite Multi-Function Blender with Glass Jar and Chopper (58149) • Amazon Business $34.85 1 $34.85
Multicolor Kids Artists Apron Set of 24 - Open Back Sleeveless Art Craft Smock Aprons | Children's Assorted Variety Pack of 24 Colorful DIY Protective Reusable Kitchen | Painting Aprons Ages 3 and Up • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Hamilton Beach 33182A Slow Cooker, 8-Quart • Amazon Business $27.11 1 $27.11
Gourmet Home Products 6 Piece Nested Polypropylene Mixing Bowl Set, Light Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
StarPack Nylon Kitchen Knife Set (3 Piece) - The Perfect Kids Knife, Lettuce Knife and Safe Kitchen Knife - Bonus 101 Cooking Tips • Amazon Business $8.95 2 $17.90
HOMWE Kitchen Cutting Board (3-Piece Set) | Juice Grooves w/ Easy-Grip Handles | BPA-Free, Non-Porous, Dishwasher Safe | Multiple Sizes (Set of Three, Gray) • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Qimh Colander Collapsible, Colander Strainer, Over The Sink Vegtable/Fruit Colander Strainer With Extendable Handles, Folding Strainer for Kitchen,6 Quart(RED) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Elite Cuisine ESB-301BF Maxi-Matic 1000 Watt Single Buffet Burner Electric Hot Plate, Black • Amazon Business $13.51 1 $13.51
Vremi 4 Piece Spatula Set - Colorful Silicone Rubber Baking Spatulas Nonstick BPA Free Dishwasher Safe - Turner Spatula for Icing Brownie or Cake Frosting Decorating - Heat Resistant up to 450F • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Wired Whisk Silicone Whisk Set of 3 - Stainless Steel & Silicone Kitchen Utensils for Blending, Whisking, Beating & Stirring - (12-inch, 10-inch & 8.5-inch (Rainbow) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Measuring Cups and Measuring Spoons Set, Kaptron(TM) Collapsible Measuring Cups, 8 piece Silicone Kitchen Measuring Set engraved in Metric/US Measurements for dry and liquid ingredients • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Home Value 3-Cup Plastic Measuring Cup (MEASURINGCUPPC03) by HV • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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