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Resources for Teachers

National UNICEF Day has helped 28.5 million children over the years get access to a quality education. But with nearly 58 million children currently out of school, our work is far from over.

As teachers, you are incredibly important in raising awareness for children’s rights around the world. Thank you for teaching the newest generation of global citizens!

Officially register your school to participate in the National UNICEF Day campaign!

Make a one-time donation to support schools and students fundraising for National UNICEF Day.

In this page, you will find all the information and resources you need on how to fundraise for UNICEF at your school, including fundraising ideas, activity sheets and lesson plans. You can simply download and print the materials you need.

Teacher Resources


Donation Return Instructions
Once you’ve collected all the funds from your students, simply follow the instructions on how and where to deposit them!

Teacher Handouts
Get some background information about the projects and tools you’re fundraising for, including an October calendar with classroom activities.

Lesson Plan 1: Children Around The World
These children are just like you! Except they live in countries where poverty, war and natural disasters make it difficult to get the basics needed to survive.

Lesson Plan 2: Put Yourself in My Shoes
A chance to reflect on how your life compares to children around the world who are placed in unfortunate circumstances.

A poster that helps you track your students’ fundraising progress.

Social Media Pack
We encourage you to use social media to raise awareness of children’s issues, mobilize support for National UNICEF Day and build relationships with communities and influencers.