Talking with You Children about the Coronavirus . . .
and Other Helpful Resources
A video link designed to help explain the Coronavirus to children
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
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:
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.
* Parents, please read these stories BEFORE you share them with your child.