100th Day Ideas and Activities
100th Day Glasses
Punch holes in either side of the cut-out. Twist a pipe cleaner through each punched-out hole.
100th Day Counting Necklace
Punch holes in either side of the cut-out. String 10 groups of 10 colored pieces of cereal, such as Fruit Loops, on a length of yarn. Tie ends of yarn through punched-out holes of the cut-out.
100th Day Treat Bag
Lace ribbon around a bag and through each zero of the cut-out, and tie in a bow.
100th Day Bookmark
Knot ribbon through one of the cut-out zeroes.
100th Day Pencil Holder
Weave a pencil through the cut-out zeroes.
Count and Recycle
A Science lesson that explores counting and classifying, and promotes environmental awareness.
Weaving By Tens
An Arts & Crafts lesson that explores patterns and symmetry, and teaches skip counting.
A Movement & Music lesson teaches counting, and music appreciation, and explores rhythm and beat.
Features 11 fun and easy games to teach estimating, counting, desiging, measuring, problem solving, reading, and writing.
100th Day Books
Reading · Writing · Problem Solving
Book Idea #1
Write story starters on copies of the 100 outline for students to finish with pictures, words, or dictated sentences. Glue a 100th Day Designer Cut-Out to the cover.
Book Idea #2
Make student booklets using 10 of the 100 outline pages per book. Give each student a booklet and have him or her write 10 vocabulary words on each page to complete a book of 100 words. Glue a 100th Day Designer Cut-Out to the cover.
100th Day Headband
Give each child a border with a 100th Day Designer Cut-Out stapled to the center. Trim the ends of the border to fit each child's head. Use a hole-punch to make a hole an inch from each end of the border. Connect the ends of the border. Invite students to wear their headbands during the 100th Day celebration.
Recognizing Numbers · Counting · Sorting · Patterning · Estimating · Comparing Quantities
The Secret Visitor
On the 10 day of school, label a small paper bag 10 and ten (you may wish to include ten tally marks), and then fill the bag with ten items such as stickers, buttons, or candies. Hide the bag in your classroom before students arrive in the morning. Tell students about Superhero Zero—a special friend who loves to celebrate numbers ending in 0. Inform students that Superhero Zero has secretly visited the classroom and has left a gift bag somewhere in the room. Invite students to find the hidden bag and guess what's inside. Share the contents of the bag and have students use the items to practice counting, sorting, patterning, and estimating. Have Superhero Zero "visit" the classroom every ten days up to the 100th day of school. Be sure to label each new bag accordingly (20 and twenty items, 30 and thirty items, and so on) and enclose the correct number of items.
Have students use copies of the Superhero Zero reproducible to make stick puppets. Invite students to move their puppets as they practice counting by tens. For extra fun, invite students to dictate or write stories about Superhero Zero and act out the stories with their puppets.
Click here for the SuperHero Zero outline.