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Across the UK, the number of children living in poverty has increased by 200,000.
Campaigners have called on the Scottish Government to increase child benefit by £5 a week to help reduce rates of child poverty in Scotland.
The risk of poverty for children whose parents pay for childcare has increased from 14.9% to 19.6%, according to new research.
Charities and other organisations must stand united to fight against the UK government's £12bn proposed welfare cuts, says Scotland's Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil.
Britain spent just 0.7% of its GDP on child benefit in 2013/14, compared to a high of 1.3% in 1983-85.
The Conservatives are considering limiting child benefit payments to no more than three children.