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Mrs. Wheeler from Fort Smith AR is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Runaway Gingerbread

Help me give my students an experience like no other with a classroom transformed into a gingerbread wonderland with a giant gingerbread man and a wall covered in a gingerbread house!

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classes are made up of 20 boys and girls of mixed races in Arkansas. We are a Title I School, which means we have a large enough group of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, with our numbers growing. Our school is one of twenty elementary schools in our district. Our students love engaging activities with lots of movement. These five and six year old students are very eager learners. Our students are like sponges and constantly want more!

My Project

Kindergarten classes always participate in a fun interacting unit on gingerbread including Runaway Gingerbread Man Loose in our School. However, we wanted to go above and beyond this year to make students' memories even greater! We want to transform our classrooms into a gingerbread oasis. Students would walk in on peppermint candy stepping stones to see giant candies, life size gingerbread men, and a wall display of a giant gingerbread house! Each class would have the opportunity for their students to take turns curling up with some pillows and read in our pop up gingerbread house! This experience would be a memory students would never forget!

Mrs. Wheeler
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 80 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Advanced Graphics Gingerbread Man Life Size Cardboard Cutout Standup • Amazon Business $39.99 4 $159.96
ALPIKA Kids Play Tent for Children Toddler Toys Indoor Outdoor Play for 3 4 5 6 7 Years Boys Girls (Gingerbread Playhouse) • Amazon Business $22.99 4 $91.96
Riyidecor Sweet Candyland Lollipop Backdrop Winter Cartoon Gingerbread House Kids Colorful Photography Background 7x5ft Baby Shower Decoration Birthday Studio Party Photo Shoot Vinyl Cloth • Amazon Business $18.29 4 $73.16
Rekcopu 12Pcs Peppermint Floor Decals Stickers for Christmas Candy Party Decoration Supplies • Amazon Business $10.59 4 $42.36
Baker Ross Self-Adhesive Foam Gingerbread Decoration Stickers | Kids Christmas Fun Arts & Crafts Project | No Glue or Scissors Needed | Pack of 120 Xmas Designs • Amazon Business $9.95 3 $29.85
42 pcs 18" Sweet Candy Balloons, Round Lollipop Balloon, Birthday Wedding Party Balloons, Party Supplies • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

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