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Child Rights Poster

A poster with a child-friendly description of the articles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Child Rights Poster (Irish)

An Irish language poster with a child-friendly description of the articles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Child Rights Cards

Convention on the Rights of the Child article icons with their description on the reverse.

Card Games Instructions

Instructions for card games with the Child Rights Cards.

Animation "What are Child Rights?"

An animation that explains child rights.

Animation "We All Have Rights"

An animation that explains child rights to 3 to 6 year olds.

Animation "We All Have Rights" (audio description version)

An animation that explains child rights to 3 to 6 year olds, with an audio description.

Animation "We All Have Rights" (international sign version)

An animation that explains child rights to 3 to 6 year olds, with international sign.

Primary School Assemblies

Child rights themed school assemblies.

Classroom Charters

Guidelines for creating a classroom charter.

Student Council Guidelines

Guidelines for setting up and running a student council.

Child Rights Review

A template to identify how your school is realising child rights.

Safety Survey

A survey for children to identify how safe they feel at school.

Rights Ribbon

A tool for planning actions to become a Child Rights School.

Activities for Rights Ribbon

Activities to cut out and stick on the rights ribbon planning tool.

Activity Book

A colouring and activity book for young children to learn about their rights.

UNICEF Youtube Channel

Videos and animations about UNICEF's work globally.

Child Rights Schools Children's Magazine

A magazine for children explaining the Child Rights Schools programme.

Articles in Action

A guide connecting the articles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child to different aspects of the school.

Know Your Rights - Teacher Guidelines

Teacher manual to accompany the Know Your Rights -Student Workbook

Know Your Rights - Student Workbook

A workbook for children to learn about their rights.

Know Your Rights - CRC Booklet

A booklet for children that outlines what they are entitled to.

Know Your Rights - CRC Poster

A poster to accompany the Know Your Rights workbook.

Activism Toolkit

A step-by-step guide on how to start an activism group.

Global Issues

Lesson plans to explore global justice issues and the Sustainable Development Goals with post primary students.

In Our Own Words

Young people’s version of the official document - the UNCRC general comment No. 25 (2021)- sets out children’s rights in the digital world.

Myths and Misconceptions

Myths and misconceptions about the Convention on the Rights of the Child explained.

Safe To Learn

An activity pack to end violence in and around schools.

Discussing Conflict and War With Children

A PowerPoint presentation with tips and activities for discussing conflict and war using child rights language.

Student Questionnaire

A questionnaire for children in your school so that you have an overview of their current knowledge and understanding of children’s rights and how much children feel that their rights are respected and enjoyed at school.

Articles In Focus

PowerPoint Presentations with child-friendly information and activities to explore the articles of the Convention with your class.

Social Story - The Story of Children's Rights

A resource to explain the history of child rights with young children through the social story methodology.