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Ms. Kelly from Delray Beach FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Black History Wax Museum

My students need Hollywood decor, including red carpets and trophies for awards.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school, where the majority of the students come from low-income families. My students have overcome many tough trials that have come their way. They work hard every year to accomplish this project. For many of them, this will be the first time that they get to be in the spotlight and not only feel special but be recognized for their hard work.

My students are definitely dedicated to this assignment and look forward to it when they reach the fourth and fifth grade.

My students deserve to have the spotlight on them and have others come see their work come to life.

My Project

This will help us to create a Hollywood museum right here on our school campus. Our students will be dressed as a historical figure as parents and visitors come out to see this educational, yet fun event. This is our third year doing this event, and each year gets better and better. The students come to life at the touch of a button, and present a one-minute speech about their historical figure. Last year, we were fortunate enough to have this displayed on the local news. However, the hardest part is getting affordable and good quality decorations to transform our space. This project allows students to research about great people in history and gives them an opportunity to learn in a fun and exciting way. The students look forward to this project every year. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Ms. Kelly
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 125 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Movie Night Hollywood Themed Party Long Red Carpet Aisle Runner Decoration, Felt, 40 Feet x 36 Inches • Amazon Business $29.95 3 $89.85
Slow Dolphin Photo Video Studio 10Ft Adjustable Backdrop Support System Light Stands with Background Holder Kit • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
LB 7X5ft Hollywood Poly Fabric Photo Backdrops Customized Studio Background Studio Props DZ937 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Beistle 66182 VIP Poly Decorating Material, 3-Inch by 50-Feet • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
WristCo Holographic Gold VIP Plastic Wristbands - 100 Pack Wristbands For Events • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
VIP Pennant Banner Party Accessory (Value 3-Pack) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
6" Award Trophy, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
10 Assorted Photo Booth Props, Hollywood Lights • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59

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