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. Children who would want to be leaders or a speaker, the fundraisers are the best place for them to learn how to speak confidently. The children also learn skills such as how to control the pitch when talking with someone and becomes 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.
During fundraisers teamwork is very essential since the children, parents, and teachers have to work together to attain 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. When they learn teamwork this at a tender age they will be able to easily work with others when they are grown. Children are taught that one can help out even at a tender age provided you do have the capability to help out, they are also taught the importance of helping out.
The School, church and hospitals are all part of a community which do come together for a greater purpose, with this the children will learn the importance of a community. They get to learn that the community can help the school to achieve their goals. 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.
Creativity among the children is encouraged in fundraisers since some of the products showcased are actually from the children’s imagination. With the help of fundraisers parents are actively involved with 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. The schools environment changes and new structures are built with the help of fundraisers. Fundraisers helps to boost the self-esteem for the kids this helps them to appreciate themselves more often, a child with a good self-esteem performs better than the one with low self-esteem.