by Melissa Jaramillo and Julie Snyder
100s day! How many ways can you count to one hundred? Whether by ones, fives, tens. or something different, reaching one hundred of something is quite an accomplishment! 100th Day was actually used to celebrate the 100th day since the beginning of school but has since become a "holiday" in its own right! Here are 100 things to choose from (or all the above over the next 100 days!)
1. Count to one hundred by ones! 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ... 100!
2. Learn how to write 100 in Roman Numerals (hint: it is the same letter that begins the word cookie!)
3. Gather 100 raisins for a healthy snack! You will need the energy to get through this list!
4. Meet with a centurion (a person that has reached one hundred years old).
5. String 100 pieces of cheerios together on a piece of yarn and tie to create an edible necklace!
6. Add 4 quarters together. Guess how many cents this equals?
7. Sing "100 bottles of milk on the wall" (this one is guaranteed to drive mom and dad nuts!
8. Since it is springtime, plant 100 seeds today!
9. Run a "100 yard dash" (help measure to get the right distance or head to a local track!)
10. See if you can name 100 things to eat!
11. Look at a weather map from a hot summer day and color places in red where the temperature showed over 100 degrees!
12. See if you can find 100 circles (look on magazines, tires on cars, letter O's, the ball in the backyard, etc.).
13. Learn how to say 100 in Spanish (ciento).
14. Wrap up your parent with 100 pieces of toilet paper! (Be sure not to rip it!)
15. Build a "house" using 100 cards.
16. Create something using 100 Lego blocks.
17. Hook 100 paper clips end to end.
18. Brush your hair one hundred strokes.
19. Measure how far 100 inches is. Can you find something that is almost that length/height?
20. Find out what was in the news 100 years ago today.
21. Can you use 100 different crayons to create a picture?
22. See how many days it takes to read a book that is 100 pages (or more) at bedtime?
23. Cut out 100 strips of construction paper in equal lengths.
24. Count 100 m & m's -- then sort into groups of 10. After you are done you can eat them if your parent says it is ok (as long as you share!)
25. Paste the 100 strips into a chain link -- 100 rings long! Drape in your room for a decoration!
26. Take 100 "baby steps."
27. Look on a map of where you live. Draw a circle and find those cities that are 100 miles away in any direction. Pick a destination and see if you can *visit* there either in person or online for a virtual tour!
28. Learn how to say 100 in French! (cent)
29. Do 100 jumping jacks (Parents -- may need paramedics standing by!)
30. Complete this sentence: If I had $100 I would ______________.
31. Count to 1000 using - what else? 100's!
32. Draw a centipede -- with 100 legs!
33. Say 100 in German (hundert).
34. Draw the number 100 on a piece of construction paper. Now create a drawing from that!
35. Jump rope 100 times.
36. Count 20 nickels. How many cents are there? 100? You bet!
37. Make a picture using 100 pieces of colored macaroni.
38. Drop 100 pennies into your piggy bank.
39. Write 100 -- 100 times!
40.Say one hundred in Italian (cento).