An Advent Calendar is a wonderful tradition that children of all ages look forward to at Christmas. What started as a “lift the flap” picture calendar to count down the days to Christmas has turned into another opportunity for kids to “get” more for Christmas. Some advent calendars have a present every day, chocolate, and there is even a Lego … READ MORE
“Never doubt that small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margret Mead.
To 365give a small group of thoughtful committed citizens includes everyone – especially children. We believe if you teach and empower children to give every day and they will be the next generation of world change makers.… READ MORE
Pauline Johnson School in West Vancouver was the first to join the 365give Challenge as a pilot program. Their 10 weeks of giving is now complete and the results have been remarkable. You will read in this guest post by Lindsay Storry, grade 2 teacher, how one class can create social good in just 5 days.… READ MORE
Do we really need to educate our children on how to do social good? Isn’t it more important they learn the basics like reading, math and science? The research has been clear. Teaching your children to give will have lasting benefits including:… READ MORE
It’s week two of The 365give Challenge. Once again the students participating in the pilot amazed everyone with their unique and creative ways to give every day. Bethany Lam Buckle is the teacher of the grade 5 class at Ecole Pauline Johnson that inspired her students to give this week. She came up with create ways to integrate the daily … READ MORE
I beleive it is the the next generation that will make a huge positive impact on our planet. Children are being taught at home and in school from an early age how they can treat the planet with respect and kindness. I personally started teaching my son at the age of 2 and now at the age of 4 he … READ MORE
One of my favourite ways to change the world is to give gifts that keep on giving. It has been refereed to as Ethical Giving. If we all gave back to a cause that we truly believe in instead of adding more “stuff” to someone’s life imagine that change it would create all over the world.
Day 303: Give … READ MORE