Do you want your children to be involved in their community?  There are ways to get them to think about the wider world around them, but what is the right age? Are they ever too young to help? Young Canadian activist Craig Kielburger gives parents tips in For a Good Cause: Kids and Activism:

 

 

Looking for ideas on kids' books that will nurture your budding activist? Our Book Club has some ideas:

 

 

 

And if you want your kids to learn the basics of being good citizens, try introducing the topic through TVOKids.com. The game Pillars of Freedom teaches kids about civics and democracy.