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Mrs. McQueary from Lexington KY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’s Get Cooking!

Help me give my students new kitchen center materials to help grow their imaginations, math/language/fine motor/social skills.

  • $552 goal

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My Students

My students range from 3-5 years old and are able to qualify for our preschool by either having a developmental delay or being low income. This program gives children from all cultures, areas, abilities and various incomes an opportunity to learn and thrive within the district. My energetic preschoolers enter the classroom ready to learn, discover, and explore. They love being exposed to so many different experiences and opportunities and gleam with pride and excitement at learning new skills. They are an amazing group of kids!

My Project

Ever wanted to cook and not had all of the ingredients? In our preschool classroom, our kitchen center supplies are either very loved or missing pieces...which can be very frustrating for our students. Kids love playing in the kitchen center and it’s an amazing opportunity to help them with: social and social communication skills, adaptive and self help skills, math, early literacy, and help build and develop their imaginations. Kids learn through play and having these materials will give them access to new opportunities, new experiences, new vocabulary, etc. All students love going to dramatic play center and this just helps us to enhance one of our most loved centers.

Mrs. McQueary
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 38 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LETS PLAY HOUSE! WASH DRY AND IRON - SET OF 8 • School Specialty $37.84 1 $37.84
MELISSA AND DOUG VACUUM • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
WOODEN STEEP AND SERVE TEA - SET OF 22 • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
PREPARE AND SERVE PASTA - SET OF 50 • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
SLICE AND TOSS SALAD - SET OF 52 • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
FILL AND FOLD TACO AND TORTILLA SET • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
SMOOTHIE MAKER BLENDER SET • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
THIRST QUENCHER DISPENSER - SET OF 10 • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
WOODEN MAKE-A-CAKE MIXER, SET OF 11 • School Specialty $23.64 1 $23.64
LAUNDRY BASKET PLAY - SET OF 11 • School Specialty $23.64 1 $23.64
BAKE AND DECORATE CUPCAKE SET - SET OF 23 • School Specialty $19.87 1 $19.87
LETS PLAY HOUSE! BAKING SPICE - SET OF 11 • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
WOODEN FLIP AND SERVE PANCAKE, SET OF 16 • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
MELISSA AND DOUG SUSHI SLICING PLAYSET • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
MELISSA AND DOUG SLICE AND BAKE COOKIE SET • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
BREAD AND BUTTER TOASTER SET • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19

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