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Free, Downloadable Materials For Your Campaign Use
The following materials are free for you to download and redistribute. All text-based materials are provided as PDFs.
Sample Press Release
Download a free sample press release to spread the word on Child Abuse Prevention Month and get communities involved with activities.
Download a free sample proclamation for community leaders to declare April as Child Abuse Prevention Month!
Sample Public Service Announcements
Download sample public service announcement scripts in 30 and 60 second formats. Use them for podcasts, radio, television, and more.
Pinwheel Coloring Page
Print out our pinwheel coloring page and use it for decoration as a showcase of your commitment to children and families!
April Activities Calendar
Every single day there is some type of activity you can do with your children. Whether it's reading a book together, watching their favorite movie, or even just singing songs together, our complete April calendar will keep you involved all month long and beyond.
April Activities Suggestions
Looking for special ways to celebrate the children and families in your life? Need great photo ideas before entering our annual contest? We have you covered!
Involving Your Home Community (English)
Involving Your Home Community (Spanish)
Whether it's suggestions on how to plant a pinwheel garden or getting in contact with your elected officials, this sheet provides a number of ways that everyone can get their home community involved with Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Involving Your School Community (English)
Involving Your School Community (Spanish)
Coordinate an art or writing contest, or have the entire school sign a Promise For Prevention. This sheet provides information on these and many other ways to involve your entire school community with Child Abuse Prevention Month.
One-Page Promise For Prevention (English)
One-Page Promise For Prevention (Spanish)
One-Page Promise For Prevention (Arabic)
Make special time for a child that I care about. Listen to parents when they tell me about their challenges. Sign these promises for prevention and make a difference.
Talking Points About Child Abuse Prevention Month (English)
Talking Points About Child Abuse Prevention Month (Spanish)
Healthy child experiences are not just good for children, but good for their communities as well. Healthy child development starts a chain of events that follow a child into adulthood. We offer these talking points and other great ways to start a conversation about Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Tips For Elected Officials
Mayors, community leaders, and other elected officials can get ideas on how to promote April as Child Abuse Prevention Month with our tip sheet.
Tips & Activities For Faith-Based Communities & Leaders
Churches, temples, synagogues, mosques, and other faith-based groups play an important role in reaching out to and helping families and children at risk. Spiritual leaders can use their religious messages as a positive force in supporting child abuse and neglect prevention. Faith organizations are in a unique position to fill in the gaps of their individual communities' needs.
Brief Discipline Tips For Parents (By Age)
A practical and caring collection of discipline tips for parents broken down by age: crawling babies and toddlers, young children, older children, and adolescents.
What To Do Instead Of Shouting and Spanking
A collection of over 15 alternatives and suggestions for avoiding situations involving shouting or spanking.
Now that you have a wide array of materials and event suggestions, it's time to organize your own event! Purchase supplemental materials and check out what else is going on in your community!
We would love to share what all of our partners and supporters are doing in communities throughout New Jersey. Whether it's a success story, a collection of photos, or anything else that you are doing for and to support Child Abuse Prevention Month, send us an e-mail at: email@example.com