Immunisation protects children against some of the worst causes of childhood death and disability and helps people live longer, healthier lives.
Older children can learn the facts about immunisation – Why? When? And How? Older children can help spread awareness and publicise health clinic immunisation times or events, take younger siblings to be immunised and help to keep records of immunisations.
Use the message tabs on the left to read our Top Ten Messages on Immunisation for children to learn and share. Scroll down to see ideas on what children can do to understand, find out more, take action and reflect on this topic.
Download our 100 Messages PDF to have a copy of all our messages for printing and sharing. View our Immunisation messages in Many Languages and download some FREE Resources associated with this topic.
MAKE our own Immunisation Messages using our own words in our own language!
LEARN these messages so we never forget them!
ADD these messages to our collection!
SHARE these messages with other children and our families!
MAKE posters for immunisation days and display them where everyone can see them.
MAKE a play about stopping the killer diseases harming children in our village.
MAKE a story with pictures of superhero immunisations fighting the deadly diseases to protects us.
THERE are 25 diseases that can be prevented by immunisation, make a poster that shows all of them as microbes.
MAKE up a play or story about Aunty Body – the kind, strong protector that keeps safe and well.
LEARN about each of the diseases and share what we learn with our parents. Make a poster of the diseases and how to recognise them.
MAKE a birthday card for a new baby and their mother with the times of their immunisations to wish them a happy and healthy first year of life!
FIND out about the 25 diseases immunisations protect us against.
FIND out more about polio and helping children with disabilities.
READ the story about the Killers’ Committee and then make a story of our own.
TAKE a quiz to find how much we know about immunisation.
FIND out which immunisations we need more than once. We can help find children who have missed immunisations and remind them on immunisation day.
FIND out what the disease’s evil super powers are and how immunisation protects us.
CHECK everyone in our class and our teachers have all had their immunisations.
FIND out if my country has special immunisation days and health weeks when all children and babies can go for immunisations.
FIND out if anyone in my family has missed their immunisations so they can catch up.
ABOUT immunisations in my country and when we can get immunised.
DO you know the six killer diseases? Diphtheria, Measles & Rubella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis, Tetanus & Polio
IF anyone in our family had one of the killer diseases and find out what happened to them.
When teaching children these messages, it can be be hard to hold their interest in the topic and keep energy up. For ideas on keeping children engaged and excited, look at Closing Games & Activities.