Thursday, February 4, 2010

100 Cans of Food for the 100th Day of School!


One of our 100th Day of school projects was to collect 100 cans of food for the local food bank. Well, we did more than that - we collected over 140 cans of food and the children were delighted in doing it! Each day, students would bring in cans of food and cross off the number of cans on the 100s chart. We worked backwards from 100 so we could see how many cans we needed to fulfill our goal. After all 100 numbers were crossed off, we started to make X's on the back of the chart and then count on to 100. The children were amazed to see how many cans the class donated. Thanks our wonderful Mall-ard parents for making this community service project a success.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

You always find ways to teach the children to help others. Thank you for making this math activity meaningful in molding their character as well.
-Karen (Joey's mom)

Lourdes said...

Amazing what this class CAN do! I think this is the 100th bridge built between classroom and community. I LOVE how we feed the community and feed compassion in our kids.

Melanie Holtsman said...

I love that you guys did an outreach project for the 100th day. My kids couldn't stop talking about it! :)

Suzanne said...

You never cease to amaze me! What a grand idea to collect 100 cans for the 100th day of school! Your students were so excited and I even overheard one eager youngster begging his mom for more cans even when you had surpassed your goal. :)