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 a structure wants to be expanded or that there is need to support sports, cheerleaders or academic trips then a fundraiser is held. The School, children, and parents all benefit from the fundraisers.
Selling of books or delicious foods in a fundraiser helps the children to be more confident and with time they become assertive of what they are speaking of. When children participate in fundraisers they learn how to be confident, and this is helpful for the children who would want to be speakers or leaders in future. The children also learn skills such as how to control the pitch when talking with someone and becomes better as time goes by. With the funds raised for the beneficiaries a sense of pride is felt as if they worked for it since the fundraisers involves selling.
During fundraisers teamwork is very essential since the children, parents, and teachers have to work together to attain their goal. This helps the children to learn to listen to other people’s ideas and that it is not all the time that things would go their way. When they grow up it will be easy to work with them since they will have learned teamwork at a tender age. 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. Students having to sell their items on fundraisers helps them to improve their selling and marketing skills. 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. 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. New structures are built with the help of the fundraisers making the school environment to change. 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.