2018 Theme:

" Children's views and opinions are respected when adult decisions affect them"

Article 12 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Are you considering organising an event to celebrate children and need some ideas on the type of event to hold?  Maybe these suggestions will help...

Launch a book on poetry or short prose, written by local children.  This could then be sold to raise funds for the local library to buy more children's books
Make a time capsule on the theme of children or childhood.  Get children to place memorabilia (poems, artwork, stories, photographs) in the time capsule to be reopened in 20 years
On Universal Children's Day, Wednesday 24th October, dress in blue and raise funds to support the work of UNICEF.
Special School Assembly about Children’s Week and World Teachers Day. Joint activity with your class and the local library
Conduct workshops for parents, carers, professionals or organise speaker on topics related to the needs of children
Organise community displays promoting your organisation's services to children
Hold a debate about current issues related to children and discuss what your organisation does or can do for children
Organise a Healthy Breakfast Day or Keep Fit Day

Hold a community forum for people to voice their ideas for improvements to the services for children offered in your area

Hold a photographic exhibition or competition at your local shopping centre around a theme related to childhood
Organise a special family fun day for parents and children to enjoy
Ask children to draw colourful posters of their family having fun together
Organise a teddy bears picnic
World Games - see 'Life Be in it' website
Community displays promoting your organisation's services to children
Hold a special Children's Week morning tea for mums, dads, grandparents, carers and children to enjoy
Displays of children's work e.g. Art - Craft - Writing - Poetry - Drama - Dance
'Thank You' Days - invite volunteers, senior citizens, parents/carers
Create posters highlighting the needs and contributions of children and young people
Cultural Sharing Day

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