The Edinburgh community must stay positive for the sake of Mikaeel Kular's family, a search volunteer has said.
The volunteer said it was "unbearable to think" what Mikaeel's mother was going through, but expressed her hope that the little boy would be found today.
The search for missing three-year-old has entered a second day with hundreds of volunteers turning out to assist police in the search for the child.
A timeline of events surrounding the disappearance of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular.
What tools and techniques will police be deploying in their effort to reunite Edinburgh toddler Mikaeel Kular with his family?
Hundreds of people have gathered to join the search for a missing three-year-old boy who was last seen on Wednesday night.