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Ms. Casie from Kansas City MO is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschool Cooking Cart for Creativity, Critical Thinking, and Confidence!

Help me give my students the opportunity to experience hands-on learning in multiple disciplines through cooking. A mobile cooking cart with appliances and kitchen utensils will allow our children to connect to curriculum and develop new skills.

  • $646 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our school, our students are eager to learn by doing. We use an arts-infused curriculum to encourage self-exploration, build self-confidence, and increase social and emotional development.

I enjoy working with my students because they are innovators and collaborators that thrive on interactive learning experiences.

They are imaginative and curious about the world around them.

Eighty-seven percent of our students are eligible for free and reduced lunch, and more than one-third of our families reside in subsidized housing. We partner with our students and families to provide a high quality early childhood education and set them up for success.

My Project

Cooking in the classroom provides important lessons in math, literacy, science, art, and more. Students will have the opportunity to follow recipes, cook food, and connect these experiences to other classroom lessons. For example, measuring ingredients will allow our students to practice math and reading. Basic cooking techniques also provide opportunity for our young learners to continue developing fine and gross motor skills. Additionally, children will increase social and communication skills and will benefit from working in a group setting.

Culinary experiences in the classroom also expose children to new foods and cultures, while providing confidence and achievement in creating their very own dishes.

Additionally, we will teach our students about nutritious foods to promote healthy choices. This creative curriculum will ultimately nourish my students’ minds and bodies.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Finnhomy 3 Tier Heavy Duty Commercial Grade Utility Cart, Wire Rolling Cart with Handle Bar, Steel Service Cart with Wheels, Utility Shelf Plant Display Shelf Food Storage Trolley, NSF Listed • Amazon Business $80.59 1 $80.59
BLACK+DECKER 4-Slice Toaster Oven with Natural Convection, Stainless Steel, TO1760SS • Amazon Business $43.19 1 $43.19
EZOWare Storage Baskets, Large Gray Plastic Organizer Knit Baskets - Pack of 3 • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Oster 6684 12-Speed Blender, Black • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Mixed Flat & Terry Kitchen Towels | Two Sets of 3 18 x 28 Inches | 4 Flat Weave Towels for Cooking and Drying Dishes and 2 Terry Towels, for House Cleaning and Tackling Messes and Spills (Sage) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
All-Clad Textiles Silicone Oven Mitt, 2 Pack, Fennel, 2 Count • Amazon Business $29.50 1 $29.50
Silicone Kitchen Cooking Utensil Set, EAGMAK 16PCS Kitchen Utensils Spatula Set with Stainless Steel Stand for Nonstick Cookware, BPA Free Non Toxic Cooking Utensils, Kitchen Tools Gift (Mint Green) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
EZOWare Small Plastic Containers with Lid, Lidded Stackable Knit Shelf Storage Baskets Perfect for Storing Small Household Items - Gray, Pack of 4 (11 x 7.3 x 5.1 inch) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Red Co. Black Faux Leather Photo Album with Self Adhesive Black Sheets — Hold Up to 8x10 Prints • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls (Set of 6) Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set - Easy To Clean, Nesting Bowls for Space Saving Storage, Great for Cooking, Baking, Prepping • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Chicago Metallic Non-Stick Toaster Oven Bakeware Set, 4-Piece, Carbon Steel • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
Utopia Kitchen Nonstick Saucepan Set - 1 Quart and 2 Quart - Glass Lid - Multipurpose Use for Home Kitchen or Restaurant • Amazon Business $22.94 1 $22.94
Dash Smart Store Compact Hand Mixer Electric for Whipping + Mixing Cookies, Brownies, Cakes, Dough, Batters, Meringues & More, 3 Speed, Grey • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Caydo 24 Pieces Middle Size Kids Aprons for 5-10 Years, Kitchen, Classroom, Community Event, Crafts & Art Painting Activity • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Aroma Housewares AHP-303/CHP-303 Single Hot Plate, Black • Amazon Business $15.42 1 $15.42
Utopia Kitchen 11 Inch Nonstick Frying Pan - Induction Bottom - Aluminum Alloy and Scratch Resistant Body - Riveted Handle - Dishwasher Friendly • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
Viedouce Womens Mens Aprons with Pockets Durable Restaurant Aprons for Chefs Pocket Apron 2 Pack, Gray • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Zulay Can Opener With Stainless Steel Blades - Ergonomic Grip Soft Edge Manual Can Opener - Smooth To Operate Hand Can Opener With Large Turn Knob • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
HelferX 17.6'' Long Wooden Rolling Pin • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
Anyi Pot Holders and Oven Mitts 7" X 9" Heat Resistant Cotton Pocket Pot Holder Set Feature of Non Slip Kitchen Hot Pad Oven Mitts, 3-Pack, Green • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$510.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$548.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.80

Total project goal

$645.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$645.33

8 Donors

-$610.04

Donations toward project cost

-$548.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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