Take the Children of Art Challenge to help raise awareness about this important cause. Here’s how:

Step one of Art challenge: Set Your Timer

Step 1: Set Your Timer

Choose one of these time frames: 44 seconds, 4 minutes, 40 minutes, 4 hours, or 4 days*. You can take the challenge as an individual, in pairs, or even as a team.

* total 32 hours, excluding drying time
Step two of Art challenge: Ready ­Set ­Create

Step 2: Ready­-Set-Create!

Create your artwork using any material you want: paint, paper, pencils, crayons, markers, scissors, glue, clay, recycled materials... the sky’s the limit!

Step three of Art challenge: Share Your Work

Step 3: Share Your Work

Time’s up! Take a photo or video of your work and post it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube using the hashtag #ChildrenofArtChallenge. Don’t forget to tag us so we can feature your work online.

Step four of Art challenge: Tag Your Friends

Step 4: Tag Your Friends

Nominate and tag up to 4 of your friends to take the Children of Art Challenge. You don’t need to be an artist to participate—anyone can take the challenge! The important part is to be creative and to have fun. Good luck!

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Volunteer Opportunities

If you love children and art (or simply have a genuine interest in helping others), then great news! We are looking for volunteers to help lead our Creativity Classes.

At Children of Art, we believe that art and creative activities have the power to heal, and our aim is to add colour to the lives of children (and adults) in need. Whether you are an artist, a student, or you'd simply like to help out, we would love to hear from you!

Previous experience working with children and a current criminal record check are required. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to and let us know why you want to get involved. ­­Fundraising

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Fundraising Events

Have an awesome idea for a fundraiser event? Let us know and we can help make it happen. Some ideas to start:

  • Paint night with friends
  • Pancake breakfast
  • Bake sale
  • Marathons (run, walk, bike)
  • Car wash
  • Art auction
  • Garage sale
  • Parties (birthday, holiday, BBQ)

All proceeds go towards providing art supplies and building art programs for children in need. For more information, email us at

Become an Official Ambassador

Are you passionate about the Children of Art movement? Anyone who's excited about this cause can become an official ambassador. Your role is simple—just tell your friends and family about Children of Art and encourage them to take the #ChildrenOfArtChallenge.

You can also download these official Children of Art promo materials and add them to your Art Challenge photos/videos, or use them on your social media profiles. Do it for the kids!

Children of Art official logo

Children of Art official logo

Official Ambassador Badge

Official Ambassador Badge

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