won $ 1 million and the title of
America’s Got Talent
‘s season 11 champion.
Though she previously
that she’ll be giving away some of her cash prize to a music charity, Vanderwaal also wants to splurge on something for herself. She is just 12, after all.
“I want to go on
and I want to get a treehouse,” the singer/ukuleleist shared with PEOPLE.
And through the power of social media and the internet, Vanderwaal’s wish may be coming true.
OMG! Calling, Calling, CALLING #MiraclesDoHappen https://t.co/WbqWhHp4jj
— Grace VanderWaal (@GraceVanderWaal) September 15, 2016
The folks at Animal Planet’s
got word of the YouTube sensation, and tweeted a video to Vanderwaal on Thursday.
“Congratulations on your win, you are so amazing! And I’m thrilled to think that you mentioned you wanna have a treehouse built,” said
host Pete Nelson, who’s built treehouses on the show since 2013.
Adding, “I mean, seriously? Because we could do that! We could be at your house tomorrow – bridges, ziplines, the whole thing. Really, this is so fun, so exciting! Congratulations, and call me!”
Hey @GraceVanderWaal, Pete Nelson has a message for you! #TreehouseMasters pic.twitter.com/59gKe8xM2h
— AnimalPlanet (@AnimalPlanet) September 15, 2016
Vanderwaal excitedly retweeted the video and responded: “OMG! Calling, Calling, CALLING #MiraclesDoHappen.”
Nelson previously explained to
that his treehouse creations can cost anywhere from $ 80,000 to $ 200,000.