Share the Gift of Dignity

Listen to someone’s story without judgement, know your rights, and dedicate time to someone you care about, letting them know how much they mean to you.

Book Recommendations

Child aged 0 to 4 Book 1: For Every Child – The Rights of the Child in Words and Pictures, in Association with Unicef

Beautiful illustrations combine with simple but powerful words about the rights every child should have. A very poignant and moving look at the rights of children.

Find this book in your local library: Kitchener, Waterloo

Child aged 4 to 8 Book 1: Hair for Mama by Kelly A. Tinkham

A realistic fiction picture book about the story of eight-year-old Marcus as he attempts to find hair for his mother after her cancer treatments cause her to lose it. Each year, Marcus’s family takes a portrait, and he attempts to find hair for his mother, to make her more comfortable. An inspirational story of family and love. 

Find this book at your local library: Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo

Child aged 4 to 8 Book 2: The Roses in My Carpets by Rukhsana Khan and Ronald Himler

Stark reality of the living conditions in a refugee camp described through the eyes of a child. Yet, as the immediate goals are rooted in the struggle for safety, food, and shelter, they are watered by perseverance, and blossom into dreams of independence and freedom.

Find this book at your local library: Region of WaterlooWaterloo,

Family Activities

  • Say hello and smile at people you pass on the street.
  • Give up your seat on the bus, a bench, or in a public space.

Thank you for doing good! Tomorrow’s theme is hope.