National KidsDay is …
an opportunity to celebrate childhood; to demonstrate our commitment to
nurturing children; to inspiring our nation, our communities and our
families to love and appreciate children; and to prepare our children for
a healthy, happy, successful future.
Ways to celebrate!
With more than 130 years of expertise on helping children facing crisis, KidsPeace created National KidsDay as an annual event on the national
calendar to honor and celebrate the inherent value and worth of
encourage the nation’s adults – parents, grandparents, relatives,
neighbors, teachers and other caregivers – to spend more meaningful
time with America’s children. In this way, we can build a nation of
strong, resilient, happy children who know that they are loved by caring adults and can enjoy just being kids.
KidsPeace believes in the inherent value of children and seeks to help
America renew its commitment to be a nation where every child feels
safe and loved, trusts in those around them and enjoys the freedom to be
- National KidsDay is an opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to nurturing children.
KidsDay seeks to inspires parents and caregivers to take the time to
communicate their commitment to children through the gift of meaningful
KidsDay challenges parents and caregivers to take time out of their
busy schedules and “make a date” with their kids to do something that
builds bonds, trust, love and growth for the future.
- National KidsDay provides parents and caregivers with a day that focuses on active participation, not merely observance.
Why America needs National Kidsday
For decades, children across America have asked their parents, grandparents and guardians why America celebrates "Mother's Day" and "Father's Day," but has no "Kid's Day." National KidsDay fills that gap and seeks to provide a reminder of children's year-round need for meaningful time and interactions with adults.
- To create awareness of children’s value and needs year-round by focusing on a yearly celebration on the national calendar.
- To change the way America looks at – and treats – its children.
- To create a world where children can find safety, love, trust and the freedom to grow and be a child.
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