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Mrs. Goins-Williams from New Orleans LA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Holiday Mania

Help me give my students fun, exciting, holiday decor. To help them look forward to the holidays.

  • $326 goal

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My Students

I love that my students let nothing hold them back. My students see a lot of hard times and they always find a way to push through it like champions. I love how excited they are about coming to my class and to see what they will learn. I want my students to be enthusiastic about all aspects of school in and out of the classroom. What makes my students special is that they are them and proud to be them.

My Project

I would love for my students to walk into my classroom and see all the fun, cool decorations for the holidays. Having them experience each holiday and all the joys each holiday brings. I teach kindergarten and I think my students would love to walk in the room and see a Christmas tree in the class, see the elf on the shelf. To see my room transformed into Santa's workshop with all the decorations will just make them so excited about the Holidays as well as about coming into my classroom every day to work It will help brighten up their day.

Mrs. Goins-Williams
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition • Amazon Business $25.49 2 $50.98
National Tree 3 Foot Kingswood Fir Wrapped Pencil Tree with 50 Multicolor Lights (KW7-313-30) • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Abkshine 4pack Battery Operated Purple String Lights, 50led Bright Mini Purple LED Fairy Lights, Battery Powered Halloween Lights, Portable Christmas Decorative Strand Lights • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Abkshine 4-Pack 50 Led Green St Patrick's Day String Lights, Battery Operated Portable Green LED Lights for St.Patricks Day Decoration Irish Party Decor(Set of 4, Green Light) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Abkshine 4pcs Red Battery Operated Christmas String Lights, Red Fairy Lights for Halloween Party, 50 LED Tiny String Lights • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Abkshine 4-Pack 50 LEDs Multicolored Christmas Fairy Lights, Battery Operated Mini LED String Lights for Bedroom/Christmas/Parties/Wedding(Set of 4, Multi-Color) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Abkshine Battery String Lights, 4 Pack 50 LED Warm White Battery-Powered Mini Christmas Fairy Lights, Battery Operated LED Lights for Christmas, Party, Wedding, Centerpiece, Bedroom Decoration • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
KATCHON Felt Heart Garland Banner - NO DIY - Valentines Day Banner Decor -Valentines Decorations - Anniversary, Wedding, Birthday Party Decorations - Red, Rose Red and Light Pink Color • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Merry Christmas Banner,Welcome Merry Christmas Porch Sign Banners Red Porch Sign Hanging for Christmas Party Decoration, 3 Ribbons and 3 hook(Red 10 x 59 Inch) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Happy Storm 21Pcs Peppermint Floor Decals Stickers for Christmas Decoration Candy Party Wall Decals Stickers Xmas Candy Land Party Decor and Supplies • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
GIFTEXPRESS 2 Pack 36" X 100" Mardi Gras Metallic Foil Fringe Curtain, Mardi Gras Themed Party, St. Patricks Day Tinsel Backdrop, Foil Fringe Photo Booth Props • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Whaline 64Pcs Christmas Stickers for Refrigerator,Window and Wall,Snowman Snowflakes Christmas Window Clings Decal Stickers,Holiday Xmas Decorations for Fridge, Door, Garage, Office Cabinets(4 Sheets) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Emopeak 24Pcs Christmas Balls Ornaments for Xmas Christmas Tree - Shatterproof Christmas Tree Decorations Hanging Ball for Holiday Wedding Party Decoration • Amazon Business $7.75 1 $7.75
Mardi Gras Party Scene Setters Wall Decorating Kit • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
WXJ13 12 Pieces Red Foil Swirl Decorations Valentine's Decorations Hanging Party Supplies for Wedding Shower Birthday Party Table Decor • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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