New online gallery shares children’s stories and art about COVID-19 pandemic – CTV

March 8, 2023

A new online gallery is sharing children’s stories of frustration and fun during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Launched Tuesday by The Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation, the Lost & Found digital exhibit currently features more than 1,000 stories collected from kids across the country.

“There were nights of endless sickness, vaccines, quarantine, isolation,” 10-year-old Charlotte wrote in Newfoundland. “Everyone was bored out of their minds.”

“I made sandcastles with daddy,” three-year-old Sora dictated in British Columbia.

The online gallery showcases a selection of writing, art and videos about life during the COVID-19 pandemic from 5,000 children up to age 12 who participated in free Lost & Found workshops, which are being run in collaboration with mental health and child-serving organizations.

“Sanitizer really hurt my hands,” 10-year-old Sage wrote in New Brunswick.

Read more:

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More