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Ms. Mallien from Las Vegas NV is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cooking with Fairy Tales

My students need cooking supplies, cook books, and fairy tales to help with reading, science, multi-culturalism, and math.

  • $340 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Fairy tales are full of fantasy and food. My students will learn about fairy tales as they prepare food from different cultures. This will improve their reading, science, math, and knowledge of American culture.

The students in my class are in the 2nd grade.

They are in a very limited economic area. The students attend a Title 1 school in a urban area in Nevada. Most of the students are foreign born and come from parents with limited education. The students do not have much experience cooking.

My Project

Using Fairy Tales to teach my students would help them understand American culture and idioms. Also, it is a fun way to introduce vocabulary and see patterns in stories. But to make sure the fairy tales become a part of the students knowledge we are going to add cooking. This will tie the story to every student. They can become part of the story by making a food product. The food product will tie in reading a recipe, using measurement, the science of cooking, and understanding vocabulary.

The impact of this project is to cross cultures and tie in as many subjects as possible to help these 8 year old students to learn that each subject is not a single subject but tied together.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook for Young Readers and Eaters Adapted by Jane Yolen, Philippe Beha (Illustrator), Heidi E. Y. Stemple, Retold by Jane Yolen • Barnes and Noble $17.06 1 $17.06
Fairytale Cakes: 17 Enchanted Creations Noga Hitron • Barnes and Noble $12.27 1 $12.27
Fairy Tale Lunches: A Cookbook for Young Readers & Eaters Jane Yolen • Barnes and Noble $9.01 1 $9.01
The Real Story of Stone Soup Ying Chang Compestine, Stephane Jorisch (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.79 1 $13.79
Fairy Tale Dinners: A Cookbook for Young Readers & Eaters Jane Yolen • Barnes and Noble $19.49 1 $19.49
Fairy Tale Breakfasts: A Cookbook for Young Readers & Eaters Jane Yolen • Barnes and Noble $9.01 1 $9.01
Fairy Tale Desserts: A Cookbook for Young Readers & Eaters Jane Yolen • Barnes and Noble $9.01 1 $9.01
APPLIANCE TRAFFIC APPLIANCES MISC. HOUSEWARES 8293562 • Best Buy $39.99 1 $39.99
Hot Plate, Economy, Double Burner • Carolina Biological Supply Company $71.25 1 $71.25
RUBBERMAID BOUNCER 1 CUP MEASURE CUP,CLEAR -- Rubbermaid Bouncer Measuring Cups; 1-Cup • Quill $5.39 1 $5.39
RUBBERMAID BOUNCER 1 QT MEASURE CUP,CLEAR -- Rubbermaid Bouncer Measuring Cups; 1-Quart • Quill $10.79 1 $10.79
Measuring Spoons • Carolina Biological Supply Company $2.80 1 $2.80
Green Eggs and Ham Cookbook Georgeanne Brennan, Frankie Frankeny (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $11.59 1 $11.59

Materials cost

$231.45

Vendor shipping charges

$19.57

State sales tax

$15.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$278.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.14

Total project goal

$339.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$339.66

1 Donor

-$169.83

Donations toward project cost

-$139.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.57

match offer

-$169.83

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.57

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$0.00

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