Supplies for Success will have your group working as a team and giving back at the same time in this popular on-site school supply charity team building activity in Mexico. Based off the game show “Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader”, contestants/teams will play a series of 5th grader games with the content taken from elementary school text books. Along the way, contestants will earn points by answering a series of questions and completing challenges spanning various elementary subjects such as animal science, spelling or math, earning points/money for their team! The points/money will be used to “purchase” school supplies to create school “give bags” which will be donated to a local Mexican school!

A year’s worth of school supplies for one child in Mexico costs on average $20usd. For many of the working poor, this is a week’s worth of wages. There are children who are not going to school because their family cannot afford school supplies. Those that do attend, often do not have a pencil or paper to write with. How can these kids learn when they don’t have the tools?

Your group will be responsible for assembling “give bags” of grade specific school supplies for students. These bags will be donated and stored until the beginning of the school year when the kids will receive the bags and get ready for classes! The following is a sample “give bag” that can be created.

  • 24 pack of colored pencils
  • white erasers
  • glue sticks
  • rounded or pointed scissors
  • simple calculators
  • pencil cases
  • yellow highlighters
  • folders with pockets
  • USB for computer research

Here’s how it works…

  • 1Your group will play the role of contestants and enter a fun, fast paced game show world based off the show, "Are You Smarter then a 5th Grader"
  • 2Contestants will play a series of 5th grader games and trivia with the content taken from elementary school text books. Along the way, contestants will earn points by answering a series of questions and completing challenges spanning various elementary subjects such as animal science, spelling or math, earning points/money for their team!
  • 3The points earned will be used to “purchase” school supplies to create school “give bags” which will be donated to a local Mexican school!

Quick Facts

  • directions_run Activity Level: Low
  • access_time Duration: 1-2 Hours
  • help_outline Team Size: 5-6
  • supervisor_account Group Size: 10 - 500+
  • store Venue: Indoor
  • local_florist Seasonal: Year Round

The Perfect Activity for Groups Who Are:

Creative

Always quick to come up with outside-of-the-box solutions, your group welcomes any activity that can help them think creatively and have some fun.

Compassionate

Giving back to your community and those in need is important to your group, and they’re excited by the idea of taking part in a philanthropic activity as a team.

Collaborative

Working together comes naturally to your team and they understand that the sum of the parts is greater than the whole. The acronym T.E.A.M resonates strongly, and they know everyone will achieve greater results with a team first mentality. “Together. Everyone. Achieves. More” (T.E.A.M)

Contact us online now or call us at (800) 993-4198 to start planning school supply charity team building activities in Mexico for your company with Grupo Events!

 

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“It was clear that everyone enjoyed the activity, had a good time and found it rewarding and beneficial.  Also, the opportunity to contribute to a worthwhile cause increased the level of satisfaction for many. But even more important, people made it abundantly clear how they would be taking the contacts, lessons and experiences gained from the event directly back to their on-the-job efforts.”

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