The 100th Day of School is coming up — can you believe it? If you’re looking for an easy way to celebrate while getting your students to put their counting skills to good use, try one of these fun activities in your classroom this year.
100th Day Jewelry
Make the big number come alive by having students string necklaces with 100 beads and wear them for the rest of the day. You can use a kit of special 100th day beads for this project, or you can do it yourself with string and Cheerios or Froot Loops for an edible project. Colorful paper clips will also make a fun chain when you hook them together, though students will likely have to double them up to wear them as necklaces.
100th Day Penny Jar
In the week leading up to the big day, have your students decorate a water cooler jug and set it up in the cafeteria or front entryway to collect pennies for a favorite charity. When the 100th day arrives, have your students count out pennies in groups of 100 to calculate the amount of money raised. Be sure to announce it over the intercom at the end of the day!
100th Day Stuffed Animal Parade
The 100th day is a great day for an all-day reading party. Let kids wear their pajamas and slippers and bring a few favorite stuffed animals along for the fun. For the big moment, have students count and line up 100 animals around your classroom or down the hallway for a cute parade. Snap a photo to send home!
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