It’s Kids’ Month!

Last year, at this time, I hosted Kids’ Month.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

When Sherrie & I found this mural at a Community Center in Winnipeg, I knew there would be a second Kids’ Month.

Photo © Sherrie Yager
Photo © Sherrie Yager

What I love about this mural is that kids helped to paint it.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

Take a sec to blow up the pic below, & really see the complete mural.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

This year Kids’ Month will be more inclusive than just street art.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen - North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

There will be poetry in combo with street art & original artwork by fellow bloggers. I’ve got some educational posts planned, in conjunction with street art.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen - North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

I’ll be reblogging some reviews of Kids’ books & a special reblog about Puffins.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen - North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

Today I bought a picture book for Michele Eastman’s “Picture Book Pass It On” drive.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen - North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

I’ll be sending it through ground mail. It will be a small investment, that I believe will do a big good.

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen - North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

This is going to be one fun month!

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen - North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

Pics taken by Resa – October, 2016

Winnipeg, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen - North Point Douglas Children
Artist(s): Tim & Connie Friesen – North Point Douglas Children

THE FUTURE BELONGS TO CHILDREN

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Michele Eastman holds a “Picture Book Pass It On” drive every year. Click on the logo to go to her blog’s article explaining the charity, and where you can find the address to mail your picture book donation. OR:  Click on her name and go to her FaceBook page, where she is also working on the campaign.

Here is the book I bought!

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All Charities are not Created Equal! It’s easy enough to research & find the good guys. Here are a few I respect, after doing some research.

agencylogos_onewebheader_wrongpurple-152Canadian Big Brothers and Sisters scored 4 stars or an “A” rating from various groups.

usaid_lgl_hashtag_horizontal_blkPresident Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let Girls Learn.

logoA society free from sexual and other forms of exploitation against children and women. Anuradha Koirala, founder of Maiti Nepal was a CNN Hero in 2011. A visit to the site is only for the strong of heart.

worldvision-brandmasterHelps more than children, but they help a lot of children They have 4 star ratings, and one website gave World Vision Canada a “B”

 

 

 

17 thoughts on “It’s Kids’ Month!

    1. Thanks, Gigi! 😀 I’ve got Chicklets “Friends” ready to go next!
      I’m just figuring what to about the charities. Think I’ll move them to the side bar & then just put 1 after each post.
      I will put the books charity after your Chicklets & Pigeon post! ❤

  1. Lovely start to your Kids’ Month dear friend. I also love your earmuffs, probably there for you to ignore my incessant commenting chatter. 😱
    Take care. L&H. Ralph xoxox ❤

    1. Actually, your chatter is just fine. I’m using the earmuffs to hold my brain intact.
      Glad you like my roll out for Kids’ Month! Means a lot to me! xoxo ❤ ❤

      1. Oh no ! You can borrow my screwdriver if you have a screw loose my friend, but I am sure that the earmuffs are sufficient. They look great on you anyway. xoxox ❤ ❤

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