Back to School Service Project #Bagitforward

by superexhausted on July 28, 2014

sponsored post Do a Back to School Service Project with your kids #Bagitforward.  This is a great time of year to get your Kids involved in a service school project.  We did a the BagItForward project for Champion for Kids.  We got the neighborhood and our local swim team to help donate.

kids doing a back to school service project



We were asked to help Champion for kids and share with my readers a great Back to school service Project The Champion for kids #BagITForward.  So 1st we decided  where we were going to donate West Kensington Ministries in Norristown Square.

I wrote a letter to all the swim team parents telling them about the service project my daughter and I were working on.   The parents team donated and neighborhood help donate the school supplies which included the following.  Here is my Back_to_school_service_project Sample Letter to parents.

Ideas for supplies:

  • Folders
  • Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Rulers
  • Composition books
  • Crayons
  • Back Packs
  • Markers
  • Color pencils
  • Glue sticks


kids doing a back to school service project My daughter and I made bags for the kids using fabric from my vast collection of fabric. If you dont sew!  you can buy bags or if your donations can afford it Back Packs are wonderful.   (Check out my post later this week on how to make the bag great 1st sewing project!

bagitforward_1806 We got the Kids together including my teenage son and assembled the bags.

Bagitforward_1803 working back to school service project

Then the kids sat  down and made a card for each kid receiving the bag.  Welcoming them back to school.   Lots of bright colors, flowers, trees, apples, and anything that make kids smile.

Some Ideas for the cards:

  • Welcome back to school
  • Have a great Year
  • You are a school Superstar!
  • Have fun Learning!

kids coloring cards

The kids loved this project because it was fun for them and they understood the need for the supplies for the kids.  So when you are out shopping for your kids this back to school pick up a few items and donate them to . Your local school, preschool, church, teacher.. because there is always a child who wants to smile with new supplies the 1st day of school!


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