School Fundraising Ideas

Helping you raise money to support your teachers and kids

Archive for May, 2011

http://www.WatchMojo.com video on Fundraising Tips from Financial Expert – Part 1

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http://topschoolfundraisers.com : Easy school fundraisers and unique fundraising ideas for high school, elementary schools, and middle schools. Top School Fundraisers is a premier school fundraising company.

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Zac attended an elementary school fundraiser(Jan.21) alongside actors Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Peter Graves, and activist Susan St.James

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There are four main school fund-raising categories. Explore how to raise funds for your school with the help of a certified teacher in this free video.

Expert: Cheryle Hahn
Bio: Cheryle Hahn has been an elementary school teacher for 21 years.
Filmmaker: Kevin Hahn

Series Description: Elementary school students learn through every classroom activity. Create interesting and educational lesson plans with the help of a fifth grade teacher in this free video series.

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I need ideas for games and prizes for an elementary school Halloween carnival (grades K-8). I specifically need creative (inexpensive) ideas that will help keep the interest of the upper grade children (grades 6-8). All games will be located inside the school auditorium. Halloween is the theme. A large concern regarding game booth prizes is finding small, lead-free toys (in light of the recent recall on certain toys). Thank you in advance for any suggestions!

How about bobbing for apples! You can put a bunch of dollar bills inside the apples and have 1) 5 dollar bill, 1) 10 dollar bill as prizes! Also you can paint ghost, jack o lanterns, goblin’s, witch’s and other Halloween creatures on a board tack balloons on the board and use darts to have a ball on burst. A good place to but inexpensive prizes is OrientalTrading.com

Bushel basket toss
Nail 1-3 large bushel baskets onto a board. Angle the board to tilt the baskets about 45 degrees. Players try to toss a softball into the basket so it does not bounce out. Harder than it sounds!

Jail
Decorate an area as the "jail" and have volunteers dress as police officers or sheriffs. A person is arrested when a "friend" pays one ticket to have them jailed. They then have to pay to get out. This game works better with older children and teens.

Go to www.schoolcarnivals.com

There are alot of ideas on this site! Hope this helps!