National Child Day
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National Child Day

National Child Day has been celebrated across Canada since 1993 on 20 November to commemorate the United Nations' adoption of two documents centered on children's rights: the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1989.

This year, PSP is offering a FREE Art Activity at locations across Canada and in Europe to highlight the impact recreation has on children of military families. Celebrate United Nation’s National Child Day and take part in creating a National Art Project “Our Glowing Hearts”. Children will work together to create a larger work of art that will include all the art pieces from all the children and will be displayed at the Canadian War Museum on November 27th, 2019.

When children participate in recreational play, they develop physically, mentally and emotionally. Through creative play, they develop a strong foundation that will help prepare them for future life experiences. Through participation in organized art activities children are developing core characteristics that will help them overcome challenges associated with the military lifestyle.

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Thank you to our official 2019 sponsor
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