Is It Time to Get Rid of the Prize Table?
The first time I read about having a prize table instead of giving away prizes at games, it seemed like a great idea. The prizes the kids had been getting at the games were less than impressive - cheap bits of plastic and stickers that had an annoying tendency to accumulate in the corners of my home. So I jumped at the chance to give kids better prizes. They would earn tickets at each game instead of actual prizes, and then they could “shop” for the prize they wanted at th
School Carnivals 101: How Many Prizes Should I Buy?
Ordering prizes is one of the most difficult tasks of the carnival organizer. How does one calculate how many prizes will be won? And how can you make sure you have enough prizes, without buying too many or running out? When your budget is limited, it can be a tough call. Here are some ways to figure out your prize order. The simplest way is to figure out the maximum number of prizes you will use, and then buy that many. You’ll have some left over, but you can always use