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Plant Pinwheels for Prevention

Plant a Pinwheel Garden

Show your community you support children’s healthy development with a pinwheel garden during Child Abuse Prevention Month this April!

Pinwheel gardens represent our effort to focus on community activities that support families and public policies that prioritize prevention right from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never occur. Pinwheels are used to help educate communities about the importance of supporting children and families. Shining in the sun, the pinwheel is reflective of the bright future all children deserve and our belief that getting it right early is less costly than trying to fix it later.

We invite you to join us in showing your support for the great childhoods all children deserve by planting a pinwheel garden in your community.

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Ways to Use Pinwheels

  • Plant a Pinwheel Home Kit (with 24 pinwheels and a yard sign) in your own front yard!
  • Order a “Community Pinwheel Kit” which includes 480 pinwheels, 480 chopsticks (to make planting easy), and 10 yard signs with stakes.
  • Display pinwheels in vases on front desks at your business or organization.
  • Plant pinwheels in flower pots or planters if you don’t have any green space to use!
  • Make pinwheels into another display – think a wreath for a door or a hanging display in your window!

Pinwheels for Prevention Official Site

Prevent Child Abuse America started the Pinwheels for Prevention campaign in 2008 to create a national effort to change the public’s beliefs and behaviors regarding child abuse and neglect prevention. The pinwheel represents our efforts to change the way our nation thinks about prevention, focusing on community activities and public policies that prioritize prevention right from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never occur.

For more information, visit the official Pinwheels for Prevention website.