The children’s day which is celebrated every 27th of May, annually in honor of
children was carried out by Kiitan Foundation at Legacy College Academy, Saw-
mill area, Oke Gada, Ede on May 25th, 2022. The program kickstart at exactly
11:00am and the activities were tailored towards creating a memorable day for the
students of Legacy College; the activities carried out include the following:
Games: A picture game was given to the students in which they were asked to write
out what they could see from the picture. The game was facilitated by Kiitan
foundation team and all the contestants were presented with the organization back
Quiz: kiitan foundation team prepared a list of 20 word spelling and 10 quizzes for
the students and the contestants came from SS1 and SS2. The first position was
given a lunch bag while the second position was given a back bag with a pen and
the third position a notebook and a pen.
Face painting: the face painting materials were made readily available by Kiitan
Foundation and the process of painting a face was demonstrated to the students by
the organization facilitators. After this, the students take turns by painting on each
other faces. In order to save time, the teachers and volunteers assisted with
painting the students faces. The moment was exciting and captivating as different
designs and tribal marks were painted on the students faces. The winning team
was presented with a lunch bag.
Cultural drama: the student presented a short drama that depicts a young child
who struggle to go to school but eventually graduated from a university amidst all
difficulties, got married and got a good job. The moral lesson of the drama
presented according to the student is that, irrespective of what life brings, one
should not give up in pursuit of set goals. All the participants were presented with
a notebook each
Playlet: the students presented a Playlet that portrays the repercussions of telling
lies instead of upholding the truth always in any situation.
Talent show: the students were called forth to showcase their inbuilt skills to their
fellows. 3 students were able to confidently demonstrate certain skills like walking
like a cripple, speaking like a dumb person and making different animal sounds.
The 3 participants were given a jotter each.
The program was a notable one and the first ever free program for the students of
Legacy college, Ede. The face painting and talent show activities interested the
students the most as it was the first time they would all have their faces painted
and call forth to showcase their skills to their fellow students. The winners of each
game were rewarded with different gifts of the organization’s merchandise ( books,
jotters, pen, back bag) and 4 lunch bag (donated by Miss. Olajumoke in support of
the children’s day program) . Also, other contestants who did not emerge as
winners were compensated for their active participation during the program.