PTA mind map download

Use our visualisation tool as inspiration for your fundraising activities this term - from an original idea by Ruth Presswood

Download the mindmap and use the handy hyperlinks below.

Affiliate schemes




Local area

  • Treasure hunt/quiz
  • Scarecrow trail
  • Easter egg hunt
  • Front garden sale
  • Geocaching
  • Winter lanterns – Light up the dark days of winter. Provide families with a lantern-making kit with simple instructions and choose an evening after school for the trail to take place. Participants can tick off each lantern on a trail map, which they print at home. Offer prizes for the most creative lanterns



  • Individual walking challenge
  • Individual sponsored bike ride
  • Socially distanced relay
  • Individual climb a mountain
  • Individual fun run
  • Group challenge – ‘Walk to another country’. Take the number of pupils in the school and multiply by how many miles you think each might walk. Select a country that distance away. Tie the challenge in with learning about the country or cooking its dishes in school

Own clothes

  • Non-uniform day
  • Dress up or down day
  • Break the rules/Dare to be different day – Compile a list of school rules the children are allowed to break for one day. A fine must be paid for each rule broken.
  • Pyjama day
  • World Book Day – dressing up

PE and gym

  • Sponsored bunny hop for Easter – Set up an activity circuit, then ask the children (bunnies) to get sponsorship based on how many circuits they complete
  • Dance-a-thon – Can pupils dance for a whole hour? Or two? Hold in bubbles and award prizes individually and for the best classes



Virtual events


Further inspiration

Not sure what events to hold? See our event planning calendar for inspiration.