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Mrs. Woynar from Pawtucket RI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wreaths Across America Heroes Tree

Help me give my students an artificial Christmas Tree that can be used in our Wreaths Across America Ceremony to honor both current service members and veterans in their families.

  • $413 goal

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My Students

My classroom is located in a large urban district. The students in my classroom come from high-poverty homes, yet they do not let that stop them from being successful. They come into school each day eager and ready to learn. They are able to leave what is happening at home at the door and put their best foot forward in order to better their future!

Sitting in front of me each day are ESL, Special Education, and Regular Education students.

All of these students have a variety of learning levels and abilities and as a result, I am always looking for new and innovative ways that allow my students to work at their personal level and pace.

Along with having a variety of learning levels, my students come from various parts of the world. Their life experiences play a huge part in our classroom environment and each student brings something different to the classroom community. We work hard daily to create a classroom community that is safe and allows students to take academic risks.

My Project

At our school, we celebrate US veterans and military service men by holding a Wreaths Across America Ceremony at our school. The misson of Wreaths Across America is to Remmeber our fallen US veterans, honor those who serve, and teach children the value of freedom.

Here, we would like to add a Hero Tree to our ceremony which would allow students and their families to honor family members who are currently serving or who have previously served in our military.

Students would be creating ornaments at home with their families to bring in and hang on the tree before the Wreaths Across America Ceremony this year. Since some students may not have the materials at home needed to create ornaments, I have also asked for some basic materials that students can come and get to bring home or create after school. I have asked for plastic shatterproof globes of different designs, markers, ribbon, glitter glue, and hot glue guns to create the ornaments. These materials would allow all students, no matter their finances, that would like to create an ornament to honor a family member able to do so.

The artificial tree and ornaments would be used every year in our ceremony. Each year as new students and families come into our school they will be able to add new decorations to our Hero Tree in order to honor all active military members and vertans.

Mrs. Woynar
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Tree 7.5-Foot North Valley Spruce Tree, Hinged (NRV7-500-75) • Amazon Business $94.49 1 $94.49
Creative Hobbies Clear Plastic Ornament Discs 80 mm (3.15-Inch) Diameter - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $21.95 2 $43.90
10 Pieces of Transparent Plastic Filled Star Ball Ornaments Christmas Birthday Wedding Party Decorations (80mm) (Star) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
ccbetter Upgraded Mini Hot Melt Glue Gun with 30pcs Glue Sticks,Removable Anti-hot Cover Glue Gun Kit with Flexible Trigger for DIY Small Craft Projects & Sealing and Quick Daily Repairs 20-watt,Blue • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Creative Hobbies Clear Plastic Ornament Balls, Open Front with Flat Bottom, Great for Terrariums, 3.25 Inch (83 mm), Box of 12 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
12 Color Glitter Glue Set INCLUDES 6 Classic Colors + 6 Neon Colors! (4oz - 120 ml Bottles) • Amazon Business $22.74 1 $22.74
Seekingtag Clear Plastic Heart Shape Box Fillable Ornaments 80mm - Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
6 color glitter glue set 20 milliliter bottles - classic colors - green, gold, red, silver, blue, and purple • Amazon Business $6.48 2 $12.96
Morex Ribbon Polypropylene Patriotic Poly Curling Ribbon, 3/16-Inch by 1500-Yard blue,red,white (pack of 3) • Amazon Business $11.15 1 $11.15
Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Markers, Medium Point, Bright Colors, 5 Count - Great for Rock Painting • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Sharpie 36671 Water-Based Poster Paint Marker, Assorted Colors, 5-Pack • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
Premium Metallic Marker Pens, DealKits Set of 10 Assorted Colors Paint Pen for Scrapbooking Crafts, DIY Photo Album, Art Rock Painting, Card Making, Metal and Ceramics, Glass - Fine Tip • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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