Wreath-Cycled Pre-K - 12 Classroom Challenge

Schools around Chicago helped deck the halls at Shedd Aquarium by making a holiday wreath of 100% recycled and recyclable materials. Classroom wreaths are hung around the Caribbean Reef exhibit and other areas throughout the holiday season.

Help deck the halls at Shedd Aquarium by making a holiday wreath of 100% recycled and recyclable materials that celebrates a new theme every year. Classroom wreaths will be hung around the Caribbean Reef exhibit and other areas throughout the holiday season.


Beach with Lake MichiganCurriculum connections: Connect your class's wreath to art or engineering with our downloadable lessons!

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Winning Categories and Prizes

The following categories/prizes will be given to one winning group per grade span (pre K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12).

Overall: Free field trip to Shedd with bus transportation and lunches included.

Fan Favorites: There will be one winning group across the pre K-12 grades for fan favorite online and onsite: $50 gift card.


2018 Winning Wreaths

Fan Favorite Category Winner
St. Richard School - Pre-Kindergarten (Chicago, IL)
Wreath: Y60 (Photo) (Essay)
Teacher: Kim Krawczyk

Lower Elementary School Category Winner
Dewey Elementary School – 1st Grade (Evanston, IL)
Wreath: Y163 (Photo) (Essay)
Teacher: Lindsey Hoefert        

Upper Elementary School Category Winner
Galileo Scholastic Academy – 4th Grade (Chicago, IL)
Wreath: G139(Photo) (Essay)
Teacher: Kathleen Barnes               

Middle School Category Winner
Pope John XXIII – 6th Grade (Evanston, IL)
Wreath: R153(Photo) (Essay)
Teacher: Cathy Patterson, 6th  #206

High School Category Winner
Institute Health Sciences Career Academy – 9th-12th Grade Club (Chicago, IL)
Wreath: B24 (Photo) (Essay)
Teacher: Alicia Messenger

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