A Brief History of Schools
The lesson taught to children when a fundraiser occurs in a school is that if you want something you have to work for it. When there is a need to support sports, cheerleaders, and academic trip or even if they need to expand a structure then a fundraiser is held.The School, children, and parents all benefit from the fundraisers.
Fundraisers helps the children to be more confident since the fundraisers involve the kids in selling books or delicious foods, and with time they become assertive of what they are speaking of. The best place to learn for the children who would like to be leaders or speakers is a fundraiser since they learn how to be confident. How to control the pitch when talking to someone is a skill learnt by the children and gets better as time goes by. Since the fundraisers involves selling of items, it does give the beneficiaries of the funds that were raised a sense of pride this because with funds that were offered they actually worked for it.
It is important for the children, parents, and teachers to have teamwork for them to be able to work together and achieve their goal. Knowing that not all the time that things have to go your way helps the children to learn to listen to other people’s ideas. Knowing teamwork at a tender age they will easily work with other people when they are grown. During fundraisers the children are taught the importance of helping out others and that it does not matter the age you are in providing you can help out you anyway.
Knowing the importance of the community is learned by children in fundraisers where they learn that the school is part of the community the same with the church, hospitals which they do come together for a greater purpose. For goals to be achieved the children that the community can help out. The selling and marketing skills are improved when children are involved in the fundraisers since they do sell items. The fundraisers helps in discovery of talents since some fundraisers hold talent shows for entertainment.
Some products that are showcased in the fundraisers are from the children’s imagination therefore the fundraisers helps to encourage creativity among the children. Fundraisers helps parents to be actively involved in their children’s life and have a chance to bond with them. Fundraisers helps the parents also gets a chance to be involved with the school. With the help of fundraisers there is change in the school’s environment where new structures are built. A child with a good self-esteem is able to perform better than the one with a lower self-esteem, when fundraisers are held they help in boosting the self-esteem of the children.