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Project Ideas: Holiday

Be My Valentine Special Delivery

Around Valentine's Day, start a delivery service for distributing Valentine's to students in your school. For a small fee, students can give you their Valentines, or purchase a Valentine, for delivery to friends.

What you might need:

  • Construction paper
  • Candy
  • Mailbox

Candy Cane Reindeer

Create candy cane reindeers with special messages to sell in your school for delivery to friends around the holidays.

What you might need:

  • Candy canes
  • Red/black felt pom-poms for noses
  • Brown pipe cleaner for antlers
  • Googly eyes
  • Ribbon to tie messages around the reindeer
  • Message tags
  • Glue

How to make reindeer:

  1. Purchase all supplies needed (see above)
  2. Glue nose on the end of the candy cane's curved tip
  3. Glue two eyes above the nose (about a half-inch above the nose)
  4. Twist a brown pipe cleaner on top of the candy cane's curve to look like antlers
  5. Tie a ribbon with the message around the neck of the candy cane

Pumpkin Decorating

Host a pumpkin-decorating contest. For a small entry fee, participants receive a pumpkin, paints and entry into the contest.

What you might need:

  • Pumpkins
  • Paints
  • Rags
  • Judges
  • A prize (a Halloween decoration, gift certificate to a local restaurant)
  • Tables and chairs