Your child’s charitable checklist
Five ways to teach your child to give back
Posted: 17 April 2012
Make a game in your family of doing secret things to help others, then have a meeting once a week to discuss what you have done to help a teacher, school friend, sibling, parent or neighbour.
Send a letter or get well soon card to a child suffering from a serious illness via Postpals.
Help your child to create and frame an artwork to give as a gift to a relative or neighbour.
Get fundraising inspiration and download a free fundraising kit from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity
Encourage a culture of giving in your house by encouraging your child, each time she receives a present or new toy, to give one away to a local charity shop or even to a friend who might enjoy playing with it.
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