Sharjah Child Friendly Office kit tackles virus challenges

SourceGulf Today

The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, has partnered with Unicef to distribute the 'Adolescent Kit for Expression and Innovation', which was developed by Unicef, to all child and youth-related organisations and centres in Sharjah. The move coincides with the activities of 'UAE Innovates 2021' that take place between Feb. 21 and Feb. 27 across the country.

The kit comprises guidance material, tools, activities and supplies to be used under the supervision of parents or child and youth experts, facilitators, and coordinators. It also comes with a a quick guide for those working with adolescents, an activity box, and offers awareness material on how to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The adolescent kit helps the target group explore the arts through activities that focus on drawing and painting, singing and dancing, playing musical instruments, and creating stories, poems and plays. The kit also provides them with opportunities to innovate, more...