September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and many around the world put on the symbolical gold ribbon to help drive support, funding and awareness for childhood cancer. While it is rare, cancer is unfortunately the highest disease- related cause of death for children past infancy.
This printable worksheet pack is a starter kit to help your child or student create more awareness about childhood cancer and the various related organisations involved in helping families in need.
Printable & Activity Objectives
Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 2-3 hours/On-going, Items Needed: Colouring and writing pencils
In this activity, your child have an opportunity to find out more about childhood cancer and the local organisations helping those in need. She/He will also have the opportunity to help create awareness among family and friends using the printables.
It will help your child or student:
Develop a greater sense of responsibility to others, especially those in need. It's never too early to teach kids about empathy and charity. It will help them develop a healthy sense of compassion for others and a strong charitable disposition.
Develop their advocacy and communication skills by allowing them to identify the different ways to create awareness of an important cause/subject matter to their family and friends.
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How to Get Started
Simple steps to start:
Research and find out more about childhood cancer and how organisations and hospitals around the world are helping. Here's a video of childhood cancer survivors and their parents sharing their experiences:
Here's a video about the good work done by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee, USA and the World Health Organisation to bring cancer treatment and medicines to poorer developing countries around the world:
Here's a video about a childhood cancer organisation in Australia helps to raise awareness and fund for research in childhood cancer:
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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack
This printable pack consists of 3 different printable activities for your child or student to create awareness for childhood cancer:
1 childhood cancer awareness poster for your child to design and colour.
1 childhood cancer awareness and information sharing activity check list.
1 childhood cancer organisation efforts research worksheet.
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