Most school fundraisers are held for children to know that if they want something they 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. Beneficiaries of the fundraisers are the parents, school and the children.
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. As time goes by the children know skills such as how to control the pitch when talking to someone. 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. 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. Knowing teamwork at a tender age they will easily work with other people 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.
Children in fundraisers should know the importance of a community where they get to know that a school is part of a community the same with the church and hospital which do come together for the greater good. They get to learn that the community can help the school to achieve their goals. The fundraisers improves the children’s selling and marketing skills since it does involve selling of items which is done by the students. For entertainment some fundraisers hold talent shows which eventually helps in the discovery of talents.
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. A child with a good self-esteem is able to perform better than the one with a lower self-esteem, when fundraisers are held they help in boosting the self-esteem of the children.