Activity/Comic Books

Activity/Comic Books

It is important that children attend their court hearings, even if they are young.  Learn more about the benefits of children attending court.  Young children, however, often pose difficulties to court practitioners given the nature and length of court proceedings.  Children can be noisy and impatient.  Some courts have addressed this by having children's book areas or toy corners.  Others have re-structured their proceedings.  

In 2011, the Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative created a coloring book and a comic book for children attending court.  Courts, attorneys and CASAs can order these publications at no cost.

This coloring book is intended for young children (approximately ages 3-7) attending their court hearings.  It contains pictures and activities for the little ones and general information about court for the older ones.Created by Alexandra Ball and University of Nebrask...
This comic book was intended for school-age children (approximately ages 6-11) attending their court hearings.  The story focuses on Ben and Emma's "super power" of using their voice to tell the judge, caseworker and GAL how things are going and what they would like to...