100th Day of School
100th Day of School Lessons and Teacher Resources
The much-anticipated 100th Day of School falls in late January through early February, depending on when you school year started and how many snow days you received. Children enjoy celebrating the accomplishment and looking back on their successes. Here are some great activities suggested by teachers to help you celebrate the day:
- Here is a great collection of 100th day of school activities (1-5)
- Celebrate the 100th day of school with these 10 tens = 100 activities (1)
- This number sense activity lets students discover the magnitude of the number 100 by counting it, measuring it, feeling it, and doing it (2)
Language Arts/Social Studies:
- This prompt for a “What has surprised, humbled, or profoundly impressed you” during your first hundred days essay was taken from a press conference question asked of President Obama (11-12-College)
- This bingo activity teaches students the numbers 1-100 in Spanish (8-12)
- This is a lesson on skip counting to 100 by two’s (1)
- This book shopping idea helps students learn how to make change from $1.00 (1-3)
- Here students estimate the lengths of different objects in comparison to the largest creature on earth – the 100-ft. long blue whale (4-5)
- Students toss a coin 100 times and tally the heads and tails in this probability and statistics lesson (4-6)
- Learn the trick to quickly summing the integers from 1-100 in this arithmetic series and sequences lesson (10)
- This is a news video to introduce the day with many more great 100th day ideas.
- Here are what look to be 100 first graders singing a catchy song about 1-0-0.
- This video introduces Pre-K students to the number 100.
- This Ohio school hosted an interdisciplinary 100th Day Math Fair corresponding to K-1 Content standards.
- The New York Times suggests that students watch this video of the 100th anniversary of the Model T, then draw a picture of a vehicle that might exist 100 years from now.
- These are SMART Board 100th Day activities.
- Here is a 100 things initial art project.
- For the day after the 100th Day, you could show the Disney “101 Dalmatians” movie…
- Here is a great compilation of teacher suggested 100th day activities.
- This is a list of 100th day books and more.
- These are poems and songs for the 100th day.
- Here are free PowerPoint presentations, activities and games with the 100th day theme for kids and teachers.
- Would 100 jellybeans fill your hand, a cup, or a milk jug? Click on this powers of ten interactivity to find out!
- Pictures of kindergartners accompany these ideas for marking the day with tally marks, cheerio necklaces, “100” glasses, sticky dot designs and a wish for 100 _____.
- Young students count to 100 by ones and tens in this “learning to read” interactive book site.
- Here is a hodgepodge of 100th day books, songs, poems, and activities for K-2.
- Global Classroom’s 100th Day site features activities for older students suggested by teachers around the world.
- High School students would enjoy these 100 ways to celebrate the 100th Day with the New York Times.
- Here are 100 more ways to celebrate the 100th day at Education World.
- Here are some “scholastic” ways to celebrate 100 in the language arts.
- These ideas incorporate real world math into daily morning activities, beginning with the first day of school and ending with the 100th day
- By combining these books, art projects, technology activities and webquests, you can create a great classroom or school-wide 100th Day of School interdisciplinary unit.
- Here are printables for a 100th Day of School themed unit from EdHelper.com.
- Also, our End-of-Year lessons, especially those that focus on the accomplishments of the year, might also be adaptable to summarizing the first one hundred days