Keeping Well

It is so important that we consider staying mentally well during this time. Here we have wellbeing tips during self isolation and contacts for mental health support should anyone in your home need further support. 

Returning to school worries?

We know that coming back to school is worrying for lots of children at the moment. Take a look at this video on how to help children manage this natural anxiety.
https://vimeo.com/backtoschoolworry/ 

Read Harry's story about his worries around returning to school with your children to open up a conversation about their feelings on coming back to us. There are also some activities you could complete together.
notperfectdotblog.files.wordpress.com/2020/05/harry-the-hound-returns-to-school-free-pdf.pdf 

Whilst we can't hug

WhilstwecanthugNot being able to hug those outside your household due to the current COVID-19 pandemic can be confusing and upsetting to children, especially if they are confused as to what is happening at the moment.

We thought we'd share this with you all:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PnnFrPaRgY

 

Discuss COVID-19 with your child

It can be hard to know how much information to share with your children about Covid-19. These websites offer advice on how to address the pandemic with your children.

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51734855