With all the uncertainty of the current situation, it is important to remember to look after both your child’s mental well-being and your own. Below we have included some useful links and activities to help with this whilst you are staying at home.
As the current situation can be incredibly confusing for some children, openly discussing thoughts and feelings is an important form of expression. The activities below are designed to help children relax and express their feelings.
The link below will take you to a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children. It is illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator, Axel Scheffler and has been written to explain the current situation in an age appropriate manner.
An activity designed to help with managing emotions:
There are lots of websites offering free downloadable resources that can be used at home to enhance personal well-being. These can be a good way to relax and have some quality time together.