The Milk Books Are Improving The Country’s Literacy With Stories Printed On Milk Packaging

Futura DDB Ljubljana and Spar Slovenia launched a new type of book that every household in Slovenia would read – a story printed on the milk packaging, with the intention to remind and encourage the residents to read more. The latest research from OECD discovered that Slovenia scored below average in literacy in comparison to other European countries (according to PIAAC Survey of Adult Skills in Slovenia 2016, OECD), as one out of every four Slovenians had issues with basic literacy. Continue reading »

How Soviet Propaganda ‘Taught’ People To Raise Children

Soviet children were taught to never lie, always help their parents and study hard, in order to then be able to effectively work for the future of the working class and socialist paradise. Continue reading »

The Funniest “Unattended Children” Warning Signs

Parents should keep an eye on their kids because people who wrote these signs really mean it. Continue reading »

Vienna Cemetery Now Offers Lego, And You Can Recreate Funerals

This is the ghoulish LEGO set featuring a crematorium furnace and coffin designed to make “the topic of death approachable for children”. Continue reading »

“How Do You Feed Spirits?”: These Haunting Sculptures Of Children Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Wood work sculptures of children created by artist Gehard Demetz are really impressive. Gehard Demetz was born in 1972, in Bolzano, Italy. He grew up in the Dolomites, northern Italy, an area with a history of battle and warfare. His haunting sculptures, expertly carved from wooden blocks, tell stories of the loss of childlike innocence and the pains of growing up. Continue reading »

Stuning Photos Of A Children’s Military Boarding School In The Ukraine

In this series, Israeli photographer Michal Chelbin tells the darkyl poetic tale of kids growing up in a Ukrainian military boarding school. The photos are quiet and eerily beautiful, revealing a reality of heightened gender roles and curriculum fashioned “in the service of forming a new governing military elite.” Continue reading »

“Toy Stories”: Gabriele Galimberti Captures Portraits Of Children And Their Toys Around The World


Noel Hawthorne, age 5 – South Dallas, Texas

Gabriele Galimberti (previously) spent more than two years traveling the world, visiting over fifty countries to photograph young children with their toys. Continue reading »

These Funny Surgical Masks Will Help Children To Live Better The Hospital

Beyond the illness, the hospital may be a traumatic experience. To help children playing down these difficult situations, designer Jyo John Mulloor has created The Care Mask, a series of funny surgical masks that turn doctors, surgeons, parents and kids into offbeat characters and animals! Continue reading »

Sinister Parodies Of Classic Children’s Books

“Bad Children’s Books” or the classic children’s books from 1940’s to 1960’s hijacked by illustrator Bob Staak. Subversive, disturbed, twisted, but full of humor! Continue reading »

“Die Hard” Finally Gets Its Own Children’s Christmas Book

All John McClane wants for Christmas is to reunite with his estranged family. But when his wife’s office holiday party turns into a deadly hostage situation, he has to save her life before he can get home in time for Christmas! Continue reading »

“Modern Lost Dreams”: The Connected Children Of Kristian Jones

A selection of the creations by Kristian Jones, a British illustrator featuring children facing our modern technology. Smartphones, drones, connected objects or virtual reality, a beautiful series of soft but satirical illustrations. Continue reading »

Kids Will Be Kids! James Nathaniel Likes To Turn People Into Children By Making Their Heads Bigger.

When you put one of your friends in charge of editing all the photos you took during your epic vacation, you tend to hope for things like flattering filters and well-adjusted lighting. James Nathaniel’s friends, however, didn’t exactly get the professional treatment they were probably expecting. Continue reading »

A Not-For-Children Children’s Book Based On Tragic Stories From Inner-City Youth

The violence and desperation that inner-city youth experience regularly isn’t relatable to Americans who live more privileged lives. So, to shine a light on the problem, VML in Kansas City chose an eminently relatable medium—the children’s book—to tell inner-city children’s real-life experiences of drug abuse, violence and hunger. Continue reading »

Disabled Children’s Superhero Dreams Come True

Daniel Garavito got his new 3D printed prosthetic Iron Man arm with the help of Fabrilab, in Bogota, Colombia:

Fabrilab is a non-profit organization based in Bogota that develops free personalized prosthetics with superhero design for disadvantaged children suffering from rheumatism. Continue reading »

Rare And Sentimental Photographs Of Homeless Children In Soviet Union In The 1920s

By the early 1920s, millions of orphaned and abandoned children, collectively described in Russian as besprizornye, besprizorniki (literally “unattended”) crowded cities, towns, and villages across the new Soviet state. By 1922, World War I, Russian Revolution, and Civil War had resulted in the loss of at least 16 million lives within the Soviet Union’s borders, and severed contact between millions of children and their parents. At this time, Bolshevik authorities were faced with an estimated seven million homeless youths.

Odessa 1928

The great Volga famine of 1921–1922 accounted for some five million deaths and played a huge role in depriving children of their homes. Vast numbers of children were deserted, many abandoning their families themselves, and many parents actively abandoning their children. Continue reading »