Through Scholastic’s All for Books program, schools collect loose change during their Book Fair to buy books for students who otherwise might not be able to afford them. Scholastic matches the money collected by schools with a donation of up to one million books to organizations that serve children in need.
I tried a new strategy at our last Scholastic Book Fair. Our total sales increased AND our sales of books versus “stuff” increased.Here’s what I did.About a month before the book fair I ordered about $20 worth of goodies from Oriental Trading Company (along with some decorative stuff to go along with the theme). I [...]
Make fulfilling Classroom Wishlists simple and fun! Create boxes for teachers to fill with their picks. Families can easily browse the titles and select one (or several!) to purchase. Check out your Book Fair Chairperson Toolkit for more tips and tricks.
Clever Book Fair Tip: As you set-up your fair, go through and locate all the items on the flyer and mark their location (table or case number) on two or three take-home flyers. Keep the flyers by the register for quick reference when a student or parent is looking for a specific item.