Learning Is Fun


Syrian refugee children ride the bus to a Child-Friendly Space in Lebanon.

They are excited to start another session of play with their friends.

Singing, physical activity, and artwork bring joy to children who participate in a Child-Friendly Space.

With its spacious, clean, sunlit rooms and bright, colorful decorations, the Child-Friendly Space offers a stark contrast to the tent settlements and dreary housing where the Syrian refugee children live. The refugee children start the day with songs and exercises. They sing at the top of their lungs in English and Arabic: “Good morning to you! I’m happy to see you.” 

Women escorts ride the bus both to pick them up and drop them off. They encourage parents who are reluctant to let the children go and they make sure all the children return home safely.  

Sometimes children as young as 7 have to go to work in the potato fields instead of coming to the children’s center.


Photo©2016 World Vision, Jon Warren

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