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Mr. Hall from Coquille OR is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Food Truck Financial Literacy

Help me give my students folders, graph paper, chart paper, scented markers, cardstock paper, and more to develop financial literacy skills while building their own food truck models!

  • $590 goal

This project expired on September 5, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third graders are enthusiastic learners! They are inquisitive, bright, caring, compassionate, and wonderful. Our small, rural school is located near the southern coast of Oregon. We work hard to collaborate, create, and communicate throughout our day.

We pride ourselves on lifting each other up, as we strive toward a common goal of developing students who are critical thinkers, innovators, and role models.

We have a long way to go toward achieving this goal; however, with your help, I know we can make it. In our class, we live by the motto, "The good you do, will come back to you!"

My Project

Who doesn't love a good food truck? It seems like these mobile culinary cruisers are popping up on every street corner. To help my third graders learn more about financial literacy, while also developing hands-on math skills, I would like to challenge them to create their own food trucks!

Students in our classroom will design and create a business model for their own food truck!

To stay organized they will need the colored pocket folders and polyvinyl pockets for their notes, hand outs, graphs, and research materials. In addition, the chart paper, graph paper, and card stock will be used to create scale models of their food trucks. Students will be able to practice area and perimeter math skills while developing their projects. In addition, the scented markers and printed duct tape will allow students to creatively decorate their paper creations, ensuring their visions come to life!

To further bring forth the financial literacy skills, we will invite local food trucks to our campus and allow students to tour the vehicles, take measurements using the retractable tape measures we requested, and ask the food truck owners questions regarding their business. Students will learn first-hand what it takes to start up a small business and keep it going. It is our hope this project will not only leave a long and lasting impression on our students​ but also become part of a tradition at our school!

Mr. Hall
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Measuring Tape Measure By Kutir - EASY TO READ 25 Foot BOTH SIDE DUAL RULER, Retractable, STURDY, Heavy Duty, MAGNETIC HOOK, Metric, Inches and Imperial Measurement, SHOCK ABSORBENT Solid Rubber Case • Amazon Business $10.47 10 $104.70
TOPS Standard Easel Pads, 3-Hole Punched, 27 x 34 Inch, 1" Grid, White, 50 Sheets/Pad, Carton of 2 Pads (7902) • Amazon Business $41.11 2 $82.22
Crayola Silly Scents, Washable Scented Markers, 12 Ct • Amazon Business $7.78 9 $70.02
Business Source 25"x30" Self-Stick Easel Pads, 4/Pack (38592) • Amazon Business $52.56 1 $52.56
Neenah Exact Index, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, White, 94 Brightness • Amazon Business $7.14 5 $35.70
Duck and Scotch Brand Duct Tape Set (15 Assorted Rolls) Colored Duct Tape Multi Pack, Duct Tape Bulk Lot For Duct Tape Designs, DIY Crafts • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
New Generation - Black - 2 Pocket Folders,Durable Heavyweight Glossy Laminated, Box of 25 Letter Size Two Pocket Presentation Portfolio with a die-Cut Business Card Holder, Bulk 25 File Folders Pack • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
TRUETREND Clear Plastic Document Folder | With Snap Button Closure – Large, Durable File Organizer Waterproof and Tear Resistant Multi-Pack Value + Fits for Letter size, A4 and FC size, Bulk of 12 • Amazon Business $9.25 3 $27.75
2 Pocket Glossy Laminated RED Paper Folders, Letter Size, Red Paper Portfolios by Better Office Products, Box of 25 Red Folders • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Graph Paper Notebook, 100 Pages, 1 Inch Squares: Perfect For School Or The Office! (8.5 Inches x 11 inches) • Amazon Business $5.69 2 $11.38

Materials cost

$464.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.46

Total project goal

$589.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$589.71

7 Donors

-$290.84

Donations toward project cost

-$254.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.60

match offer

-$290.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$247.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.27

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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