Find lesson plans and ideas to mark the 100th day of school in your classroom.
In my classroom, we celebrate the 100th day of school through literature, poetry, science, math, art, drama, and movement.
- Make a personal collection of 100 items
- Count to 100 by 1s, 5s, and 10s
- Describe why zero is a hero
- Prepare a snack with 100 items to eat
Have a 100th Day of School Celebration!
- If you have a bulletin board with a mascot, have it hold a collection of 100 items. Clifford is on our bulletin board all year, so for the 100th Day of School he holds a collection of 100 dog biscuits!
- Make a 100-Day Snack. Request 10 different food items to be sent in advance. The following types of snacks work best: Goldfish crackers, raisins, chocolate chips, candy conversation hearts, mini pretzels, malt balls, Starbursts, M&M's, Skittles, peanuts.
- Have children bring in a 100-day collection that can fit in a medium-size baggy. Use a balance scale to determine who brought in the heaviest collection, the lightest collection, etc.
- Do 100 exercises to start off the day. Change type for every 10 (examples: squats, jumping jacks, windmills, etc.
- Make a book with 100 painted handprints (5 for each child in a class of 20). Using a 100s chart, have each student number their prints consecutively.
- Make a giant cookie using refrigerator sugar cookie dough and put 100 chocolate chips on it.
Offers a construction paper craft project that teaches students to count in tens and understand the logic of it.