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Mrs. Gerulis from Neptune Beach FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Learning Magical

Help me give my students a transformed classroom into Disney's Magic Kingdom by using a castle back drop, life-size Pixar characters, and other Disney goodies!

  • $493 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school serves students in grades K-5 and provides rigorous academics, fantastic teachers and a safe learning environment. As a result, we are consistently one of the top-performing schools in the state every year. Our goal is to prepare our students for success in their future.

I service third grade students with varying achievement levels.

This is a crucial year because it is the transition year from learning to read to reading to learn. Not to mention the first year they take that big scary standardized tests at the end of the year, which determines whether they are promoted to 4th grade!

My Project

My students are beyond amazing and I want to create a magical place for them to foster a love for learning! I want to transform my classroom into Disney's Magic Kingdom!

These materials will allow my students new and exciting ways to learn.

Forget the worksheets, sticking our noses in textbooks every day, and stressing about standardized tests. These room transformations will bring excitement to my students learning.

I want to transform my classroom using life-size cutouts of my students favorite Disney characters, have a giant imagine of Cinderella's castle, and you can't forget about the magical fireworks! We have to celebrate our students' learning!

Mrs. Gerulis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 40 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ShinyBeauty Sequin Curtain-Backdrop-5FTx10FT-Gold-Sequin Fabric Photo Booth Backdrop • Amazon Business $38.97 2 $77.94
Advanced Graphics Mr. Incredible Life Size Cardboard Cutout Standup - Disney's Incredibles 2 • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Advanced Graphics Mike Wazowski Life Size Cardboard Cutout Standup - Disney Pixar's Monsters University • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Advanced Graphics Buzz & Woody Life Size Cardboard Cutout Standup - Disney Pixar's Toy Story • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Advanced Graphics Wreck-It Ralph Slam Life Size Cardboard Cutout Standup - Disney's Wreck-It Ralph • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Firework Lights LED String Lights, 8 Modes Dimmable Fairy Lights with Remote Control, Battery Operated Hanging Starburst Lights with 120 LED Waterproof for Parties Home Outdoor Decor (Colorful 2 Pack) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
LYLYCTY 10X7ft Colorful Firework Photography Backdrop Cartoon Castle Night Scene Beautiful Castle Background LYGE516 • Amazon Business $39.89 1 $39.89
Boomlight Starburst Light, Outdoor String Light,Fairy Twinkle Lights, Hanging Light,Waterproof with Remote Control Power Source with Copper Wire for Bedroom,Wedding, Garden,Outdoor (Warm White) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Boomlight Starburst Light, Outdoor String Light,Fairy Twinkle Lights, Hanging Light,Waterproof with Remote Control Power Source with Copper Wire for Bedroom,Wedding, Garden,Outdoor (Colorful) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
2 Pack Polka Dot Plastic Tablecloth, 108 x 54, Red with White dots • Amazon Business $8.64 2 $17.28

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