Never Too Young: Fuji, the 3 Year Old Photographer

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In the West African country of Nigeria is a three year old boy by the name of Fuji Remet. His current hobby isn’t playing with toys, scribbling on walls or eating Play-Doh but rather shooting photos with a Sony SLR. He’s an aspiring photographer… and his first exhibition of his work just happened last month. His proud father, who himself is an artist and graphic designer, sent in his son’s work to CNN and they picked up the story of the young artist.

Boy With Muscular Dystrophy Lives Out His Dreams

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Most children have big dreams. Maybe they want to meet their favorite athlete or go to Disney Land or be a princess. But 12 year old Luka dreams of doing things that most children take for granted- basic things like walking, getting dressed, and feeding himself. Luka was born with the degenerative disease muscular dystrophy and has just enough control of movements in his hands to operate his electric wheelchair and hold a pen in his hand to draw. Slovenian photographer Matej Peljhan helped Luka’s dreams come true through this fun photography project. Rather than working some photoshop magic, he used real props to make Luka look like he was break dancing, skateboarding, swimming, shooting hoops, walking up stairs, and flying away with a red balloon!

Children Daily Risking Their Lives for an Education

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Next time you decide to complain about taking the bus to school, you might want to think again. In various parts of the world, some children go to extreme lengths to get to class. Stories about children walking long miles to get to school is already well documented, but did you ever hear about children risking their lives on they way? These images show a dangerous yet unfortunately necessary way that some kids get to class.

Toy Stories: Children’s Favorite Toys Around the World

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If there’s one unifying thing about children around the world it’s this: they love to play. Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s latest project “Toy Stories,” captures this aspect of our young people’s lives through their prized possessions, artfully arranged around them in the places where they live. It’s an intimate and revealing look at the worlds diverse cultures as experienced by kids.

Artists Create 1000 Portraits of a Young Girl

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Many people are thrilled to have someone paint or draw an image of their child… but imagine having 1000 portraits created of your precious little creation! That’s about the gist of this very cool project featuring adorable 3 year-old Adora Levin (aka NyuNyu). Her father, Hanan, had the idea of having artists from around the world create their own interpretation of images he’s posted of Adora, and the results are highly entertaining. The stack of art is piling up… with over 500 artists having already participated.

Art Through the Ages: One Artist’s Progression

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Sometimes when we see amazing art it’s easy to just think “oh that person must be really gifted” but this progression gives hope that maybe anybody can create beautiful art if they are willing to put in the effort. Marc Allante has been making art since he could pick up a crayon and shared with Reddit an album showcasing a piece of art from almost every year from age 2 to his current 25 years of age. Each year his art grows a little more technical and then diverges into his unique style. It’s really awesome to see this artist’s journey laid out in picture form and would be interesting to see the childhood works from other highly regarded artists too.

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Children’s Photos Inspire Environmental Awareness

Children see the world differently everyday. Their vision is innocent and true, as they discover and wonder about the world around them. Children’s Eyes on Earth with support from National Geographic Kids UK invited children and teenagers to submit photos that portray challenges to the environment in a way that inspire elders to take action. Some 4000 photos were submitted from 90 countries. Through the judging panel a select few won awards and recognition for the photography submitted.

Photos of Classrooms with students around the World



All around the world, children are learning.
They are learning all sorts of subjects and preparing for life and work in the world. Some children have access to excellent educational resources and possess all the tools they need for their early learning experiences. There are also students that do not have the access to a good education, and lack consistent teachers and infrastructure in their country’s school system. Education varies all around the world, whether we realize it or not.