In this, our first year of homeschooling, I am making plans to celebrate our 100th day of school, which falls on Friday. I’m excited that we’ve been enjoying homeschooling and have made it this far!
Here are some of the activities I’m planning.
- Do a physical activity (jumping jacks, running in place, hopping, etc.) for 100 seconds.
- Put together a 100-piece puzzle.
- Thread 100 pieces of O-shaped cereal on a piece of string and wear as a necklace (and use as an instant morning snack :).
- Fill three small jars with mini chocolate chips and let them choose which jar they think contains exactly 100.
- Using an advertising flyer from the Sunday paper, make a list of items you could buy with $100. (I will have my 5th grader calculate tax and include that as part of the total.)
- Research what happened on this day in history 100 years ago.
- Write the number 100 on a piece of paper and incorporate it into a drawing.
- See how many times you can bounce a ball in 100 seconds.
- Write a paragraph on the following subject: If I could, I would have a collection of 100 ______
- Glue 100 sunflower seeds to a piece of cardboard. (Admittedly, this is to use up a half bag of sunflower seeds we have in the pantry!)
- Make a chain of 100 paper links and string across the “schoolroom.”
- See how quickly you can answer 100 math facts (using flashcards).
Have you ever celebrated the 100th day of school?
Once I again I applaud your awesome ideas!! I think your day will be so much fun! Sadly, after 5 years of homeschooling, this is one day (the 100th day) that has overlooked celebration. Thinking it's time to change that!!
Blessings upon your homeschool and congratulations on 100 days along the journey!!
Jennifer @ Just Peachy in Dixie says
Congratulations on 100 days!! What fabulous ideas to celebrate. Have a great time!
For a 5th grader the 100 days of school marks another special milestone. 1000 days of school k-4th at 180 days= 900. We did lots of special stuff to celebrate that when my oldest was in 5th. There's some neat ideas on the Internet for that too. Enjoy!
Wow – I never realized that!! What a great milestone to mark! Thanks for sharing this with me.
Mrs. Stam says
this will be so much fun, love all your activity ideas !
These are wonderful 🙂 I haven't been keeping track since we are still in preschool mode – but I'll keep this is mind for next year!
Beth ~ Just a Mom Like You says
Thanks for this! Friday my daughter's class is celebrating the 100th day of school and each student is supposed to bring in something to celebrate. I think we'll go to Dollar Tree and pick up a 100 piece puzzle.
No, but what a great idea!
These are awesome ideas! Our kids celebrate at their schools, too. Annelise made a crown/hat with 100 strips of colorful construction paper. Will is supposed to dress up like someone who is over 100 years old; he chose George Washington – wish me luck! 😀
Oh, boy, George Washington – that should be fun!! You're creative, though, so I'm sure he'll look great!
Our oldest daughter did a project in school last year where she had to read a biography and, on the day the book report was due, she had to come in dressed up as that character. Since I'm not the creative type, I "advised" her that before she chose a biography, she should think through how difficult it would be to dress up as that person. She ended up choosing Annie Oakley, which wasn't too bad.
What fun ideas you have. When my kids were younger, my goals were always to make a birthday party for under $100 🙂
I've never done anything like this – would never have even thought of it (you are so creative!!)… Sounds like so much fun, I'm sure your girls will enjoy it immensely! 🙂
You're very kind! Actually, I think it's just a result of my teaching background, but I'll take being thought of as creative as a high compliment! 🙂