Thursday, September 19, 2013

Paint The School Red - Ideas for Red Ribbon Week Activities

NIMCO, Inc. Encourages Red Ribbon Week Activities

Over the next few weeks leading up to Red Ribbon Week 2013, NIMCO will be sharing some activity ideas on our blog that teachers and community leaders can use to help students get excited about Red Ribbon Week. Many of these ideas can be incorporated in your school leading up to Red Ribbon Week

Kids decorating their school for Red Ribbon Week
Our fifth entry is entitled: Paint The School Red

Red is the chosen color for drug awareness and is the theme color for Red Ribbon Week Activities. Allowing teachers and students to decorate the school is a fun way to get your message across.

• Decorate homeroom doors with drug prevention themes

• Have sign-up Red Ribbon pledges: banners, bookmarks, etc.

• Classrooms create signs for trash cans at school with slogan, “Drugs are Garbage!”
Classroom door decorated in red for
Red Ribbon Week

• Decorate your school or a special area with red ribbons, red paper chains, banners, posters, handprints cut from red paper, and other items that display drug prevention messages.

• Tie red ribbons around trees, fences, door knobs, and poles for the week.


“To make our stand against drugs we are turning the school red.”

Head over to our website for more Red Ribbon Week information. We also have a page dedicated to the National 2013 Red Ribbon Week Theme "A Healthy Me is Drug Free!" where you can purchase many different promotional items that you can use and pass out to students during Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31st.

And check back as we blog about more creative ideas for Red Ribbon Week!

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