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Mrs. Pooler from Belfast ME is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students the tools they need to practice their life skills!

  • $233 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are rock stars! They work very hard on their social skills, sensory issues and life skills everyday. We have some special needs in our classroom that require us to be creative about how we educate.

In order to prepare our students for their lives, we try to integrate new experiences every week by going on a community outing to local stores.

We also integrate swimming into our week to work on water safety. We have some social skills times where we play games, make crafts and cook.

My Project

This project is for my students to practice many life skills. They will be picking out a recipe. Going shopping and purchasing the supplies. Then we are following the recipe and baking the items. We will be selling the items to the teachers in the building.

With this project, there are many social skills to practice.

We will practice deciding on a recipe. We will practice using expected behavior in the store and looking for the items to purchase. Then we will be practicing keeping our hands clean while cooking. Most importantly, we will practice our communication and social skills by selling the items we cook to the teachers in the building and moving safely around the building!

Mrs. Pooler
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Coffee BVMC-ABX39 - coffee maker - black/stainless steel • Best Buy Education $55.47 1 $55.47
KitchenAid Ultra Power KHM512IB - hand mixer - ink blue • Best Buy Education $42.17 1 $42.17
Insignia NS-IC1ZBK8 - induction hot plate • Best Buy Education $39.58 1 $39.58
Oster 10 Speed Blender (6706) - blender - black • Best Buy Education $20.04 1 $20.04

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