The HSE National Safeguarding Office is pleased to announce a Children’s Art Competition themed “Keeping connected in times of COVID-19”.
Children’s Art Competition
This is one of a series of initiatives to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day which is held each year on June 15th. This art competition was launched on April 29th to coincide with the European Day of Solidarity between Generations. They are asking children to tell them through Art how they are keeping in touch with their loved ones who are cocooning during COVID-19.
Closing date is 29th May. Winners will be announced on 15th June to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Why not share this with your family and get your own little people involved!
Details of Children’s Art Competition
Lots of children around the country are missing out on regular connections and contacts with their favourite older people grandparents, friends and neighbours. Many are finding new ways to keep in touch with their cocooning loved ones.
Draw or paint a picture to show us how you are keeping in touch with some older people in your life.
The competition has three categories:
- Children Infants to second class
- Children Third to sixth class
- Children with physical, sensory or intellectual disability (U 18)
Each category will have a winning prize of a €50 voucher.
Pictures on an A4 page, parents/guardians to email a photo of entry to email@example.com including the child's name and category. Use the subject line ‘keeping connected competition’’.
Closing date 29th May. Winners will be announced on 15th June to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.