By Teachers, For Teachers
Elementary schools across the country are getting ready to celebrate the 100th day of school. This is the perfect time to celebrate a milestone while having fun with the number 100.
The activities below will help students develop their math skills, as well as sharpen their writing and observation skills. Celebrate your 100th day together by trying these fun ideas!
100th Day Learning Center
Create a station in the learning center around the 100 theme. At the center, have students complete the following:
Collect 100 items
Have students bring in 100 of their favorite items to school. Make sure you encourage students to choose an item that they can fit into a medium sized baggy or small plastic container. Brainstorm a list of acceptable items such as the following: Coins, Legos, buttons, Skittles, feathers, M&M's, crayons, marbles, seashells, puzzle pieces, Matchbox cars, dice, paper clips, erasers, stickers, chocolate chips, etc.
Journal Writing Prompts
Create a 100th Day of School Bulletin Board
Celebrate the 100th day of school in your classroom by displaying the students' photographs in the shape of the number 100. Title the display, "Hooray! We've Reached the 100th Day!" Another fun bulletin board is to fill 10 different baggies with a variety of small items. For example, have one baggy filled with 100 paper clips and another one filled with 90 coins, etc. The students must try to figure out which ones actually have 100 in them. Title the display, "How Much has 100?"
Have a 100th Day Celebration
Have students blow up 100 balloons and bring in a treat that has 100 pieces in it. Select snacks that are small, such as: Goldfish crackers, raisons, fruit snacks or trail mix.
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