When: November 20th
Where: United States
Spend time with your children and plan a fun family activity, or if you have nieces or nephews, schedule a time to go to a movie with them or something fun! Think of the many children in the around the world that could be in need of some form of assistance, and if you have the ability, donate your time or resources to a children's cause that could help provide food, shelter or clothing to those less fortunate.
According to Childmind.org, children these days spend significantly more time inside than outside. This is largely due to advances and convenience of technology. The average child spends 4 to 7 minutes a day playing outdoors, and over 7 hours a day in front o some kind of screen or television.
In 1954, the UN General Assembly advised all member countries should establish a Universal Children's Day. As a result a resolution was adopted on November 20th. The UN's intention is for each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and to improve all children's welfare. Any day to celebrate the life of a child should be considered a special day and should be all about the caring and fun for children. Not many people celebrate this day but celebrations can go as far as taking a day off school, and doing something fun with your child/s for that day.