100th Day of School Activities
By January and February, many schools around the United States are getting ready to celebrate the 100th day of school. This party can be as simple or as elaborate as you want, but it is a fun milestone to celebrate that you can attach a lot of learning standards to. If you are lost as to which activities to choose, check out this list of five activities that you can easily implement for a last minute party or if you are an early planner!
Draw Yourself at 100 Years Old
When starting this activity, give each student a blank piece of paper and ask them to draw how they would look like when they reach 100 years old. You can give them an example by drawing how you would look like. You might want to spin this into a longevity type assignment, where you can discuss ways of healthy aging and how we need to take care of ourselves so that we can live a long and healthy life. I personally think it is healthy for students to imagine how their life will look at 100 years old. I don’t think that it is negative but as always there are things we need to be careful of.
I have seen some classrooms, encourage students to dress up like an older 100 year old person, but there is a lot of controversy around this activity. Please take a look at this article for more information on how this can be damaging.