Three experts talk about why integrating peace education into early childhood education has a positive long-term effect on peace. For more about peacebuilding education and early childhood development, visit http://www.unicef.org/earlychildhood/index_69852.html.
Dr. Michael Emerson Gnilo, UNICEF Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist in the Philippines, talks about the effort to restore the water supply in Tacloban. After a joint effort by UNICEF, USAID, and the Philippine government, almost 200,000 people in storm-ravaged Tacloban now have access to safe drinking water.
Learn how UNICEF is helping children in the Philippines and how you can show your support.
Article 24 (Health and health services): Children have the right to good quality health care – the best health care possible – to safe drinking water, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help them stay healthy. Rich countries should help poorer countries achieve this.
Created by Miguel Repiso.
In this animation video from UNICEF brother and sister duo Jack and Ruby explore the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Video from UNICEF Australia.
K-6 teachers who participate in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF 2013 are invited to submit entries for our exciting new School Challenge beginning October 1.
Entries must demonstrate, through video or another form of creative visual media, how your students are helping kids around the world through your efforts surrounding Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.
Think of creative ways that you might excite your school and community to help kids around the world, such as Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF school parades, educationally-themed costume parties, student-created videos/photos/posters on helping kids, bake sales and other student social enterprises, or math parties in which everyone collaborates to calculate the impact of funds collected— Get as many kids as you can to participate and to spread the message far and wide throughout your community.
TeachUNICEF brings UNICEF into your classroom. Our 2013 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Teacher’s Guide includes interdisciplinary units for grades K-2 and 3-5. These lesson plans focus on hunger and malnutrition.
Visit TeachUNICEF to find additional global learning resources on a wide variety of topics for K-12 classrooms.
Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is a powerful way to make a difference in the lives of the world’s children. Today, that mission is as urgent as ever, and the campaign is just as vibrant. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF remains an inspiration to the young to further the cause of children everywhere. To order boxes or to participate visit rickortreatforunicef.org.
This K-2 Activity Sheet helps students explore the issue of malnutrition, and how UNICEF is addressing this issue around the world with life-saving supplies.