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.
This slideshow of UNICEF nutrition photos, which accompanies the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF units, shows the impact of UNICEF's work on the lives of children who are malnourished.
The PK-2 lesson plans provides students with background information on UNICEF as well as ways children can take action in their communities in order to help fight global poverty.
This short animation video, featured in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF PK-2 unit, depicts in cartoon style, how children have the right to access food and nutrition.
Now that your students have learned about UNICEF's work, help them take action to support the world's children.
When violent events occur, it is a natural inclination to want to protect children from the terrifying details as they unfold in the media. Yet in an age of pervasive communications technology, it is impossible to shield children – especially once they reach school age – from unpleasant world events. There are ways, however, that we as educators and family members can help youth to cope with and make sense of tragedy in the world around them.
This unit, intended for a Pre-K through Grade 2 audience, is a tool to prevent conflict and to promote social, economic, and political justice amongst a nation’s youngest citizens. It can be integrated seamlessly throughout the curriculum as a learning process, equipping young children and adolescents with confliction resolution skills, respect for human diversity, and awareness of our interdependent world.