Elementary School

31 Ways to Celebrate National Reading Month

March is National Reading Month and the birthday month of one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time – Dr. Seuss. In honor of these two special events, we’ve put together a list of 31 ways to celebrate reading in your elementary school. 1. Set a school-wide reading goal! Chart progress and  Continue Reading »

100th Day of School – 100 Ways to Celebrate!

The 100th day of school is a big deal, and most elementary schools celebrate it in some way. Whether you are looking for activities each student can do on his or her own or things you can do on a classroom or school-wide level, here 100 ideas you can use to mark this important milestone  Continue Reading »

Top 5 Best Awards For Elementary School Students

It’s never too early to start thinking about elementary school student awards. Whether you want on-the-spot rewards for classrooms, semester or quarterly awards for academics and attendance, or formal awards for your year-end award ceremony, here is a list of the top 5 best awards for your elementary school students. 1) Traditional Awards Classic student  Continue Reading »

7 Tips to Help You Earn Rave Reviews at Your Elementary School Movie Night

A Family Movie Night is a great way to keep students and parents engaged in your elementary school, as well as an easy way to fundraise for your school. Here are 7 fun and easy tips for a five-star Movie Night event: 1) Make it Convenient Choose a day and time that works for both  Continue Reading »

5 Easy Ways to Recognize Elementary Student Council Members

Being part of an elementary Student Council is a great way for kids to learn important life skills, like leadership, citizenship, cooperation, and responsibility. These leaders are the voice of your student body and serve an important role in your school. Here are 5 easy ways to recognize your Student Council members for all the  Continue Reading »

Video: Profitable Ideas for Prom Fundraising

Whether you’re fundraising for Prom, Homecoming, team activities or anything else, you have one goal – make money. In this video below we’ll give some of the most profitable ways you can raise funds. Before you get started, be sure to set a fundraising goal by taking the total amount of money you need, minus  Continue Reading »

5 Benefits to Rewarding Your Student Leaders

They say that elementary student leaders are made, not born. A little encouragement can go a long way in building elementary student confidence and important leadership skills. Kids of all age groups can benefit from some kind of recognition, whether verbal praise or a small tangible token. Acknowledging academic, social, and behavioral achievements will set  Continue Reading »

5 Ways to Stretch Your Student Awards Budget

Student awards are great for inspiring and motivating your elementary school students, but awards can get expensive if you have several award ceremonies throughout the year or you use them every day in your school or individual classrooms. Here are 5 easy ways to save money on student awards without depriving your kids of the  Continue Reading »

Read All About It: 5 ways to get your students excited about reading

Getting students excited about reading can be a challenge, sometimes, especially in this electronic age when kids would rather text, chat and listen to music than pick up a book. So, how do you promote reading in your school in ways that kids can relate to? Here are 5 easy ideas to try. 1. Reading  Continue Reading »

14 Summer Fundraising Ideas for Your School

Summer vacation is only a short time between school years, but you can use this time to your school’s advantage. Summer months are a great time to bring community members together and boost school pride with fundraising ideas. Hold several fundraisers during summer for your high school sports teams and clubs. We’ve put together fourteen  Continue Reading »