A common way to celebrate the 100th day of school is by decorating a T-shirt with 100 of a given item. Try the ideas below, or just use them to spark your own creativity! For more, read “11 Ways To Mark the 100th Day of School”.

  1. Paste on googly eyes of varying sizes.

  2. Draw smiley faces with a permanent marker such as a Sharpie.

  3. Glue cotton balls; leave them white or dip them in laundry dye first, then let them dry before attaching.

  4. Use double-stick tape or glue to attach plastic insects.

  5. Pin on snowflakes made from coffee filters.

  6. Use laundry ink on a stamp pad and have a child place thumbprints all over the shirt; leave space to turn some of them into characters (ladybugs, people, etc.).

  7. Use the same stamp pad but do whole handprints.

  8. Safety-pin plastic or rubber loom bands in a single color or mixed rainbow.

  9. Stick on foam or foil stickers (you can add fabric glue if you want to make it more permanent).

  10. Attach jingling bells with safety pins.

  11. Cut butterflies out of printed cupcake liners and then glue or pin on.

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