Did you know that every child has the right to rest, relax, play and take part in creative and cultural activities?
Children have many rights, like the right to life, safety, family, identity, expression and protection from violence among many others. That’s why we’ve created this fun activity book for you and your children to enjoy, while also learning about children’s rights.DOWNLOAD
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Educational activity book for kids
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