These pictures were drawn on Zoom by a group of New Scots children in Aberdeenshire. They show what they think every child needs for a happy childhood. When we asked the question ‘what does every child need for a happy childhood?’, Mohamad’s first response was “things we love.”

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Every child needs things they love