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Universal Children’s Day

Universal Children's Day

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Activity Ideas:

  • Celebrate and reminisce Roald Dahl with our activity – here
  • Or with our Roald Dahl activity book – here
  • How about using our Mary Poppins activity book – here
  • Or use our Peanuts comic activity book – here
  • Print off and complete a Disney word search – here
  • Explore Disney world with our activity – here
  • We even have a Nursery Rhymes activity book – here
  • Enjoy a reminiscent children’s show quiz – here
  • Knit for a neo-natal unit – here
  • Discuss which sweets you would buy with your pocket money as a child