World Diabetes Day Poster Project for Kids


Whether your child has diabetes or not, they can still help to raise awareness for the chronic condition on World Diabetes Day.

How can your child help? A poster drawing campaign is an easy way to spread the word and help raise awareness of type 1 or type 2 diabetes. If you’re not sure where to start, check out these easy-to-follow steps.

Choose a Size

The larger the poster, the more likely it is that people will notice it. A larger piece of poster board or similarly sized paper is your child’s best bet for this project. Your child can even use a large roll of butcher paper or plain white gift wrap to make a mural-style poster.

Choose a Subject

What does your child want to draw? They should choose a subject that focuses on diabetes as a disease. This could include an insulin pen, other diabetes supplies or statistics (such as how many people have the disease or how much the cost of insulin is).

Create the Poster

Break out the pens, pencils, crayons, markers or paints. If your child doesn’t feel comfortable drawing the picture, they can collage the poster using pieces from magazines or newspapers.

Display the Poster

The only way to raise awareness is to put the poster in the public eye. Choose places to display your child’s artwork, such as in their school classroom or the halls of a local community center.