• Talking with You Children about the Coronavirus . . .

    and Other Helpful Resources 

     

     

     

    A video link designed to help explain the Coronavirus to children

    Link: Coronavirus 

     

    A great story by one if my favorite authors, Julia Cook

    Link: The Yucky Bug

     

    A message of hope and trust dealing with the Coronavirus

    Link: Hope

     

    A video link designed to help explain the brain and anxiety to children

    Link: Brain and Anxiety

     

     

    Helpful sites to help adults understand how to talk to children about the virus and ease anxieties:

     

    File: Continue to Stay Safe at Home

     

    Link: Child Mind Signs of Depression During the Coronavirus 

     

    Link: Child Mind Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

     

    Link: The National Association of School Psychologists Talking to Children about COVID-19

     

    Link: Hey Sigmund What to Say to Help Kids Feel Calm when the World Feels Fragile

     

    Link: Understood When Kids are Anxious about Coronavirus: What to Do

     

    Link: Child Mind Anxious Stomacheaches and Headaches

     

    Link: Dulwich College Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

     

    Link: Child Mind Support for Kids with ADHD During the Coronavirus Crisis

     

    How to support your child when someone is dying:

     

    Link: Dougy Center

     

    A link to 3 books related to grief and loss.

    Link: The Poet's Dog, Rabbit and the Motorbike, Birdsong

     * Parents, please read these stories BEFORE you share them with your child.