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World Youth Day Volunteer Ideas for Teens

August 12th marks World Youth Day. This special day celebrates the achievements of youth between the ages of 15 and 24. If you’ve got a teen and are looking for some way to spend this day, try a volunteer activity. Why volunteer? Aside from it being beneficial for the child and the cause (whichever one you choose), it also helps your teen to achieve something. This isn’t to say that your teen doesn’t already have a resume filled with achievements. But, why not add one more? Check out these volunteer activity ideas for teens. Park Clean-Up When your teen was...

International Youth Day Writing Activity for Kids

As International Youth Day draws near, your kids can start thinking about how they’re going to celebrate this special holiday! This day recognizes the accomplishments of young people. With this in mind, your child can put a spotlight on her favorite young person through an engaging interview activity. Pick a Subject Who will your child interview? That depends on her. It can be a friend or a sibling – as long as the person is someone who can be considered a “youth.” Write Questions Your child can combine general ‘youth’ questions and those that are specific to her subject. Start...

International Youth Day Art Activities

Celebrate International Youth Day with a few artsy activities! This holiday (held on August 12th) recognizes the accomplishments of young people. Help your child to get creative on this special day, making an imaginative artwork with a Youth Day theme. Check out these art activities for kids of all ages. You can adapt the project to fit your child’s age, developmental level and needs. Mighty Mural Roll out the butcher paper (or use solid, light-colored gift wrap) to make a background for a movable mural. Ask your child to draw a scene that features notable children from throughout history or...

International Youth Day Activities for Kids

August 12th is International Youth Day. Celebrate the young person in your life with a few family-fun events and activities! Also known as World Youth Day, this holiday acknowledges the accomplishments, successes and achievements of youth across the globe. So, what can you do to mark this day? Learn About Youth Athletes Your child is sporty to the max. She plays soccer, does gymnastics, skis, skates and is constantly on the go. Help her to understand that top athletes aren’t always adults. Do some library or Internet research on youth and teen athletes. Your child can read a biography or...