Great idea! Seems simple and quick, and everyone loves to have food served. How did you get the funds for this? Did the parents just create sentences with the kids? Or did it turn out to be a story? Were there other activities? It sounds like a fun night, and I love how the kids had time to explain what they did in school that day! I think that too often families don't spend time together having dinner and talking about their days anymore. Great ideas!
Thanks for the comment! Actually, we just paid for the food on our own (it came out to about $60 for about 50 people) and we did the time on our own. The words were just put together to make sentences that, if they choose, could be spring boards into stories for writing homework or just oral story starters. We kept this simple because it was our first of the year and we didn't know what our turn out would be. That simple activity was just enough for everyone to finish and get their tacos. Also, we didn't restrict grade levels, so we have siblings participating from preschool to high school and every age in between.
Thanks again for the comment!
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