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Mrs. Stout from Charlottesville VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking Up Knowledge

My students need a mobile kitchen to provide an avenue for cross-content connections through cooking and baking in a safe way. Students will have learning opportunities such as measurement, fractions, functional text, and following directions.

  • $567 goal

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My Students

I teach at a Title I school in Virginia, where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Many of our students utilize assistance based programs. Our students come to school every day, eager to learn and ready to take on the challenges of the day. Students come to school with the materials and supplies offered at our back to school bash.

Many families cannot afford to purchase school supplies.

Given these obstacles it is my job as their teacher to find the necessary materials and supplies they need to be successful.

My Project

The goal for the Mobile Kitchen is to provide an avenue for cross-content connections through cooking and baking in a safe way in which students can lead the cooking and baking. Through the Mobile Kitchen, students will engage in many learning opportunities such as measurement, fractions, functional text, following directions, sequencing events, chemistry, literacy extensions, and even how to meet basic needs. Our students would have another experience for developing much-needed background knowledge.

Students will use either the oven or the burner to cook foods.

They will use the measuring, mixing, and cutting tools to prepare the foods. The Mobile Kitchen is a student centered approach to teaching students how to follow directions and prepare either a meal or dessert. The hands-on experience will allow them the opportunity to get messy with the ingredients for learning.

The Mobile Kitchen would be utilized by all teachers and grades at our school. Further, the Mobile Kitchen would connect with already existing programs in our building. Students could pick fresh fruits and vegetables from the school garden to utilize in recipes.

Mrs. Stout
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 350 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oster Extra Large Digital Countertop Convection Oven, Stainless Steel (TSSTTVDGXL-SHP) • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
KitchenAid KHM7210CU 7-Speed Digital Hand Mixer with Turbo Beater II Accessories and Pro Whisk - Contour Silver • Amazon Business $55.43 1 $55.43
Vremi 15 Piece Nonstick Cookware Set - Colored Kitchen Pots and Pans Set Nonstick with Cooking Utensils - Purple Teal Red Blue Yellow Pots and Non Stick Pans Set • Amazon Business $55.00 1 $55.00
Cuisinart CB-30 Cast-Iron Single Burner, Stainless Steel • Amazon Business $50.20 1 $50.20
KUKPO Mixing Bowls - 3 piece set Includes 1.8 Qt, 3.6 Qt, 6.5 Qt, Easy Grip Handle With Non - Skid Bottom • Amazon Business $21.97 1 $21.97
Silicone Kitchen Utensils Colorful 10 Pieces, Nonstick Cookware Colored Kitchen Utensil set,Cooking Utensils With Tongs,Mixing Spoon,Slotted Spoon Tools, Gadgets,Spatula sets,Basting brush,Whisk • Amazon Business $21.96 1 $21.96
Curious Chef 17-Piece Measure & Prep Kit • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Checkered Chef Toaster Oven Pans - 5 Piece Nonstick Bakeware Set Includes Baking Trays, Rack and Silicone Baking Mats - Best Accessories For Toaster and Convection Ovens • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Curious Chef 3-Piece Nylon Knife Set • Amazon Business $8.91 2 $17.82
Vremi 13 Piece Mixing Bowl Set With Handle - With Nesting Colorful Measuring Cups Spoons Colander Mesh Strainer - BPA Free Plastic Stackable Nested Mixing Bowls Large Small Pour Spout Baking Cooking • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Honla Pot Holders and Oven Mitts/Gloves With Silicone Printed - 2 Hot Pads and 2 Potholders Set,4-Piece Heat Resistant Kitchen Linens Set for Cooking,Baking,Grilling,Barbecue,Red • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
AmazonBasics Reusable Silicone Baking Cups, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Curious Chef, 2-Cup Clear Measuring Cup for Baking and Cooking • Amazon Business $11.35 1 $11.35
Flexible Plastic Cutting Board Mats set, Colorful Kitchen Cutting Board Set of 3 Colored Mats • Amazon Business $5.47 2 $10.94
Pack of 18 Children's Artists Fabric Aprons - Kitchen, Classroom, Community Event, Crafts & Art Painting Activity. Safe Clean 18 Pack Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
BirthdayExpress 847356024461 Rolling Pins with Red Handles (8) • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70

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