Walk to School Wednesdays

Classroom Parties

Elementary schools throw an average of four parties per year in each classroom. With over 55 million students enrolled in K-12 nationwide, switching to reusable party packs would divert millions of plates, cups, and utensils from our landfills.

In just one generation, the number of students who walk or ride their bikes to school each day has plummeted 70%, while childhood obesity rates have tripled! Walk to School Wednesdays encourages students to walk, wheel or ride their bike to school through the use of contests and positive reinforcement. Not only is this great for their health, it also reduces traffic snarls, cuts down on the amount of carbon emissions, and is a fabulous time to bond with your child!

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