The 100th day of school is a day worth celebrating—with gusto! You and your kids have been working hard and growing like crazy. So throw a party and include some of these terrific activities. We gathered ones that work both virtually and in a socially-distant classroom. The best part? You can sneak in lots of learning, and your students will just think they’re having fun!

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1. Make 100th Day Crowns!

100th Day crowns made with construction paper

Send home instructions or lay out supplies to make them in the classroom! These crowns are worth wearing to celebrate 100th Day.

Learn More: SimplySweetTeaching

2. Make Edible Necklaces

100th Day necklace made with dry cereal and pieces of paper in the tens places
These adorable necklaces allow students to practice counting, skip counting, and work on those dexterity skills!

Learn More: FirstGradeSchoolBox

3. Watch 100th Day Videos!

Collage of video screenshots for 100th day classroom celebrations

These 100th Day videos are perfect for virtual learning or in the classroom.

4. Make a Gumball Machine

Template of a gumball machine and 100 dot paints in various colors.

Just print these adorable gumball machines and have students add 100 gumballs with dot paint.

Learn More: Littlest Scholars

5. Find Hidden Pictures

A hundreds chart filled in with colored squares to show a boat.

These templates have students finding hidden pictures by solving math problems on a 100s chart. It’s a free digital download you can send home to parents if needed.

Learn More: Soaring Second Grade TPT

6. Build Using 100 Pieces

Tower of 100 cups
Provide individual supplies like cups, LEGO blocks, or other items in the classroom. Or ask students to use items they have at home. Then let them get building!

Learn More: Joyful Learning

7. Have 100 Snacks

Grid of 100 squares with snacks covering the numbers

It’s like BINGO but with snacks! Have students count and cover the squares with small food items like goldfish crackers or pretzels. When they get to 100, they can eat their completed project.

Learn More: Growing Kinders

8. Write About Being 100 Years Old!

Students' drawings of images of what they will look like at 100 years old
Have students draw a picture of what they’ll look like at 100 years old and write a journal entry about what the world will be like.

Learn More: Little Miss Glamour Goes to Kindergarten

9. Play Math Games

Hundreds Chart Activities

We’ve gathered 20 different games and activities you can do with a hundreds chart!

10. Gather 100 Items

Collage of different small items students can bring to school 100th day - erasers, pencils, beads, etc.

This project normally has students bring a collection to school to celebrate 100th Day. If you’re teaching remote, here’s a rubric you can send home to parents to make this a larger project and presentation.

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11. Read Stories About 100th Day 

Three books about 100th Day including 100th Day Worries and Rocket's 100th Day of School

Like these examples! 100th Day Worries by Margery Cuyler, Rocket’s 100th Day of School by Tad Hills, and 100th Day of School From the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler.

12. Read Stories With 100 in the Title 

Three books with 100 in the title including Centipede's 100 Shoes

 Like these examples! Centipede’s 100 Shoes by Tony Ross, I’ll Teach My Dog 100 Words by Michael Firth, and The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes.

13. Read Nonfiction 100s Books

Three books with 100 in the title including 100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet

Even more book fun. 100 Things to Do Before You Grow Up by National Geographic Kids, 100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet by Anna Claybourne, and 100 Inventions That Made History by DK Publishing.

What exciting things do you have planned for the 100th day of school? Add your ideas to the comments below!

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13 Terrific Ways to Celebrate 100th Day