ACTIVITY PREPARATION WORKSHEET
ELF WANNA-BE PROMOTION & TOYS FOR TOTS
Contributed by Melba Murphy
Purpose: To promote civic participation and community service.
Description: Activities are planned to encourage collection of toys
for the community's Toys for Tots drive.
_____ 1. Get principal's permission.
_____ 2. Appoint a committee.
_____ 3. Brainstorm for ideas.
_____ 4. Set dates for promotion.
_____ 5. Have an over-sized elf costume made.
_____ 6. Make promotional flyers and announcements.
_____ 7. Contact Jaycees (or local sponsor of Toys for Tots) about collection of toys.
_____ 8. Get principals (or coaches) to agree to participate.
_____ 9. Write out explanation of contest for flyers and intercom:
Each class will have a principal/coach to represent it. There will be collection boxes in the lunchroom. Each class is to bring in like-new or new Toys for Tots and place in the box. At the end of the week, the class with the most toys will get its representative administrator to wear an elf contest the entire school day on the day before the holidays.
_____ 10. Get volunteers to make collection boxes for each class.
_____ 11. Have homeroom reps collect toys from homeroom daily.
_____ 12. Count toys and announce the winner.
_____ 13. Write appropriate thank-yous.
_____ 14. Take pictures for school/community newspaper.
_____ 15. Assign participation points and/or demerits.
_____ 16. Complete evaluation of project.