Bring attention to good causes with an awesome fundraising container. Turn the container into a reusable surface with clear plastic adhesive and use Crayola® Dry-Erase Crayons to draw and write on it over and over again.
Students read literature with a philanthropy theme, like The Lemonade Ripple: An Adventure in Philanthropy. Students brainstorm and develop ideas to raise funds for needy causes in their school and community.
Students bring in articles from the newspaper or magazines that demonstrate modern-day philanthropy as a current events assignment.
Assessment: Students write a paragraph or essay about philanthropy that includes the definition and examples.
Students bring in current event articles demonstrating philanthropy.
Students understand the meaning of philanthropy.
Students connect examples of philanthropy in current times and history.
Students discuss examples of philanthropy they have observed in their own lives.
Adult Assistance is required for this arts & crafts project.
Recycled Containers—Must be clean and safe. Do not use containers that contained bleach or other harmful chemicals (for example, household cleaners, dishwasher or laundry detergents). Do not use recycled metal cans that have sharp edges (for example, lids removed by household can openers).
Scissors—ATTENTION: The cutting edges of scissors are sharp and care should be taken whenever cutting or handling. Blunt-tip scissors should be used only by children 4 years and older. Pointed-tip scissors should be used only by children 6 years and older.
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