I {Mustache} You to Stop Bullying at Mix it up Day

Have you ever heard of Mix It Up Day? We joined thousands of other schools across the country to say “No” to bullying in our school and personal lives. I had my Lunch Bunch kids help pick the theme, make the bulletin board and photo booth props we used, and hang posters around the school.

Here is an example of our day. . .

The kids left posters on lockers around the school. It was great to hear the 5th graders ask, “What is Mix It Up Day?” every time they passed a sign.  

Then, I had my kids decorate the bulletin board in the cafeteria. Just before lunch I set up in the cafeteria and set discussion questions on each table. I also set up a table with our mustache props and white boards.

Wegman’s Grocery Store also donated cookies for all students and staff! (I didn’t get a picture of the cookies, but they were a big hit!)  

When students came in, I explained Mix It Up Day.  Then they were asked to talk to each other and discuss the questions left on their table while they ate.  

When they were done, everyone grabbed a ‘stache and wrote how they would stop bullying and had their pictures taken at the photo booth.  When they were done, they enjoyed their cookies.    

I made a video of all their pictures and plan to play if for them soon at lunch time! 

Want to get a copy of all the materials I used for your own Mix It Up or Stop Bullying Day?  You can access everything here!  

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