Idaho recognizes
Week of the Young Child

April 8 to 12, 2019

Communities across the state will come together to recognize our youngest Idahoans and everyone who makes a difference in their lives. The local Week of the Young Child celebrations are part of a national effort to raise awareness about the unique needs of young learners.

Local celebrations

Week of the Young Child Celebration – Boise
Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 11 am to 3 pm
Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Old Penitentiary Road, Boise

This FREE event focuses on connecting you with quality community resources for young children. Enjoy live music and performances on our celebration stage.  The garden will be open for the community to explore during the event. Details >

Walk for Children – Twin Falls
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 11 am to 1 pm
IdahoSTARS, 247 River Vista Place, Twin Falls

Come celebrate keeping children safe and families strong! This is a call to action to protect and nurture our most precious commodity – our children. Details >

Family Fun Day – Lewiston
Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 1 to 3 pm
Lewiston City Library, 411 D St., Lewiston

Stop by for free children’s activities, including playdough, bubbles, a sensory table, an obstacle course, blocks, crafts, storytime and more! We will also be providing on-site child care referrals and information on quality care. Details >


In addition to a statewide proclamation by Gov. Brad Little recognizing the Week of the Young Child, more than 20 local governments have issued or plan to issue proclamations: