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Children First Canada has a bold and ambitious vision that together we can make Canada the best place in the world for kids to grow up.© Whether you’re a parent, a teacher or a caring adult who wants to improve the lives of children in Canada, you’ll find helpful tips and information on our blog.

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How Climate Change Affects Children

Canada produces three to four times as much greenhouse gas emissions per capita compared with the global average. While you probably already know some information about climate change, you may not know how climate change is related to children’s rights. Climate change is an issue that poses a threat to...

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14 Diverse Books that Children Will Love

In addition to being a fun activity, reading books also allows children to dive into new experiences without ever leaving home. Access to diverse books is particularly important to children’s development because they either see themselves reflected in the characters or they get a glimpse into life from a different...

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Helping Kids Cope With Pandemic Fatigue 

At this point, pandemic fatigue is affecting everyone–adults and children. However, it can be difficult to know where to begin to help children navigate their feelings of exhaustion, sadness, and isolation when you’re struggling with pandemic fatigue yourself. Here are a few ways to help kids deal with the stress...

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10 Winter Activities for Kids

It's that time of year again when kids and adults alike are tempted to slow down until summer returns. Check out our latest blog for 10 great outdoor and indoor winter activities, so kids can keep having fun no matter the weather.

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8 Fun and Safe Summer Activities for Kids

Finding activities to occupy your kids all summer can be challenging, especially with limited options due to COVID-19 restrictions. But even prior to the pandemic, studies have shown that this time of year can be stressful for parents who are struggling to keep their kids busy and give them a...

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How to Help Empower Your Kids

There are 8 million kids in Canada and they all have something in common – their rights! That's why it's important to empower kids to raise their voices and develop confidence and self-worth from an early age.

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