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Mr. Asiala from Wasilla AK is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Skills for a Lifetime of Happiness

Help me give my students flatware, a set of pots and pans, mixing bowls along with paper and puzzles which they will learn to use for a lifetime of helping themselves and others.

  • $583 goal

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My Students

I work with a unique group of students that have struggled in other programs and are now finding success within my life skill and behavior program. The students I work with love learning new ways to manage their own behaviors while learning skills to help them to become more independent young adults.

My students crave independence while learning life long skills.

I love working with my students because I can see the positive impacts that they could have within their family, community and with themselves.

My Project

The items in my project are everyday items that we use daily without even thinking about them. The students in my class will learn valuable skills on using the items correctly such as the purpose, how to use and how to clean them. Unfortunately; the students that I work with have become dependent on others. I want to show the world that just because my students have cognitive and behavioral issues, this does not mean that we need to do everything for them.

I am hoping to do cooking activities, baking for other classes and creating dishes for when we have guests that visit our school.

The craft supplies will allow us to advertise what we have created for others to enjoy. The sand and puzzles will be used to help with some of the fine motor and sensory needs within the classroom.

Mr. Asiala
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
T-fal C530SC Signature Nonstick Dishwasher Safe Cookware Set, Nonstick Pots and Pans Set, Thermo-Spot Heat Indicator, 12 Piece, Black • Amazon Business $64.02 1 $64.02
Elecder i39 Headphones with Microphone Kids Children Girls Boys Teens Adults Foldable Adjustable Wired On Ear Headsets Compatible iPad Cellphones Computer MP3/4 Red/Black • Amazon Business $9.99 6 $59.94
Artaste 59380 Rain 18/10 Stainless Steel Flatware 36-Piece set, Service of 12 • Amazon Business $55.95 1 $55.95
Chef Works Chef Hat, White, One Size • Amazon Business $7.95 6 $47.70
Crayola Classpack Assortment, 800 Regular Size Crayons, 16 Different Colors (50 Each), Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools - BIN528016 • Amazon Business $41.03 1 $41.03
Mixing Bowls Set of 5, Wildone Stainless Steel Nesting Mixing Bowls with Lids, Non-Slip Silicone Bottom, for Mixing & Beating, Stackable Storage (1.5, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 qt) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Kinetic Sand, Folding Sand Box with 2lbs of & Mold & Tools • Amazon Business $27.49 1 $27.49
Sunbeam Wide Slot 4-Slice Toaster, Black (003911-100-000) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Fullstar Food Storage Containers with Lids - Airtight Leak Proof Easy Snap Lock and BPA Free Clear Plastic Container Set for Kitchen Use (18 Piece Set) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Measuring Cups and Spoons Set-11 Piece, 304 Stainless Steel Measuring Cups and Spoons Set, Including 5-Piece Measuring Cups and 5-Piece Measuring Spoons and 1 Transparent Plastic Measuring Cup • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Clean ones Disposable Gloves (1000 Count) • Amazon Business $14.50 1 $14.50
Hummingbird PS Silicone Spatula Set, Spatulas & Baking Spoon, Heat Resistant 450F, Stainless Steel Core, Non-Stick Silicone Rubber, BPA Free, Pro Food Grade - Versatile Cooking, Mixing - Grey • Amazon Business $14.42 1 $14.42
MasterPieces Animal Planet 4-pack Multipack 100 Piece Puzzles • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Pacon Lightweight Super Value Construction Paper, 10 Assorted Colors, 9" x 12", 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Crayola Construction Paper, Colored & Metallic Sheets, 9"x12", 96Count • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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