Need more ideas? Check out the Get Activity Ideas page, photos from past events on our Flickr page, and events on our View Events Map page. Classroom Activities Image Become a CSI Agent Who can sort out clues in this virtual game and solve the mystery first? In this virtual game, students can... Image Choose Your Path Students watch NIDA’ s “Choose Your Path” interactive videos and vote for which “paths” to choose. Image "Drug Facts" Listicle Students use NIDA’s Drug Facts to create a list of 10 reasons why they should stay away from drugs. Image Graffiti Fact Wall Students create a graffiti wall on poster paper with facts and myths about drugs and drug use. Image NDAFW Bingo Educate players about topics related to drug and alcohol use. Image Radio Public Service Announcement (PSA) Students write a radio PSA about the risks of teen drug use and share it with their class or the... Image Remembering Celebrities By understanding that drug use can take away youth and talent, students may understand the effects in a new way... Image "Shatter the Myths" Video Contest Have teens create a 1-minute video about how drug use has affected their school or community, or someone they know... Image Songwriting Competition Encourage students to use their musical talent to spread the word about drugs and drug use. Sponsor a songwriting contest... Image Speak Out! Have students write to their senator, congressperson, mayor, governor, or even the president about drug use issues that are important... School-wide Activities Image "Addiction and Art" Contest Hold an art contest for students around the theme of drugs and addiction. Image Chat Day Event On NDAFW Chat Day, students ask NIDA scientists questions about drugs, drug use, or addiction. (Registration is required.) Image Drug Facts "Book Club" Use our free booklets to guide a student discussion on the facts about drugs and drug use. Image "Drug Facts Challenge!" Game Night Teams of students answer questions from NIDA’s free “Drug Facts Challenge!” game. Image Footloose Flash Mob! Students show off their dance moves while wearing t-shirts with drug facts displayed on them. (Could be combined with the... Image Good Morning, School! During school announcements over the PA system, school staff state a drug fact. Image Halftime Activities Hold creative and fun sports halftime contests—supporting your school teams while sharing drug facts. Image I want to SHATTER THE MYTHS® because... Join National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® by sharing why you want to SHATTER THE MYTHS®! Image Lunch 'n’ Learns During lunch, teachers state a drug fact and a related question for students to discuss. Image Massive Sculpture Exhibit Teens build a large sculpture to represent what drugs do to the brain. Image Meme Contest Students create memes using messages from the free booklet, Drugs: SHATTER THE MYTHS. Image Peer-to-Peer Learning Older students meet with younger ones, explain the dangers of drug use, and coach them on how to avoid drugs. Image Rap Slam/Poetry Slam Teens write and present rap lyrics or poetry about the risks of drug use. Image Scavenger Hunt Students search for clues around their school or community. By correctly answering questions about the risks of drug use, they... Image School Assembly Hold an assembly where students hear directly from someone who has survived the disease of addiction. Image Sidewalk Art Contest Teens use chalk to write one drug Q&A from the booklet, Drugs: SHATTER THE MYTHS on a city sidewalk, with... Image Share Your NDAFW Event on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or Other Social Platforms Image There's No Business like Show Business! Hold a karaoke or talent show where teens can perform; the student audience answers questions from the interactive Drug &... Image Wear the Message! Students develop messages—or use NIDA’s free downloadable images—and put them on t-shirts. (Could be combined with the activity, “Footloose Flash... Activities in the Community Image Bake Sale Host a bake sale to help raise money for your school or club; hand out drug facts to spread the... Image Bike Party Organize a local bike party, and use our free logos to create t-shirts/stickers for the event. Image Candlelight Vigil Hold a gathering to remember local people who have been lost to drug use. Image Concert with Local Bands Team up with a local band (or two), create posters or use free posters from NIDA, and hand out the... Image Drug Awareness 5K Organize a running or walking group and, at each mile, have people holding up signs with drug facts on them. Image Drug Facts on Local Stations Ask local TV and radio news shows to mention drug facts throughout the week during NDAFW to help spread the... Image Drug Facts Poster Campaign Young people create illustrations to showcase what they’ve learned about the risks of drug use. You could display their art... Image Host an Online Event Host a Twitter chat, Facebook Live discussion, or other online event to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs and alcohol. Image Take it to the Streets Teens take part in community events and hand out information about the risks of drug use.