Find Out Why Animal Kingdom’s Snowflakes and Decor are an Expression of the Holidays in More Ways than One

When you visit Animal Kingdom this holiday season you’ll get to see the entire park decorated for the season with all new decor. We’ve just learned there’s a special reason you should take a few minutes to admire one aspect of the new decor.

Animal Kingdom Decor

On Discovery Island you’ll find garland that is accented with some special snowflakes, and no they aren’t special because they are snowflakes in Florida.

These intricate snowflakes were crafted by Augusta Training Shop employees in Georgia.

Animal Kingdom Decor

The Augusta Training Shop was founded in 1947 and gives adults ages 18 to 79 with various disabilities including autism, cerebral palsy, MR, deafness, and blindness skills, employment, and an artistic outlet.

Animal Kingdom Decor

If you are working on a shopping list we have good news — you can order from a wide assortment of snowflake designs from the Augusta Training Shop’s website! You can also order from an assortment of crosses and ornaments on the website.

Animal Kingdom Decor

Will you be visiting the Animal Kingdom this holiday season? Let us know in the comments!

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Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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4 Replies to “Find Out Why Animal Kingdom’s Snowflakes and Decor are an Expression of the Holidays in More Ways than One”

  1. The snowflakes made by this group of talented individuals are simply beautiful! What a nice touch, Animal Kingdom! After reading about this not for profit group, I was inspired to purchase a snowflake. So many amazing choices, such delicate and intricate work. Thank you, Allears! And bravo to the artists!