Links to useful websites
Please find some links below that may help parents and children during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Supporting parents and carers video – the Anna Freud Centre
This video provides guidance to parents and carers about how they can support themselves and their children during any disruption caused by the coronavirus.
Self-care strategies – the Anna Freud Centre
A selection of self-care strategies that have been developed by young people to help manage their own wellbeing. During a time when access to regular appointments may be disrupted or anxiety might be heightened, it might be helpful to try one or some of these strategies.
Helpful information to answer questions from children regarding Coronavirus-Place2Be
Talking to your child about the Coronavirus-Young Minds
Coronavirus and your wellbeing-MIND
Worries about the world – Childline advice page
This page includes information on what concerns a child might currently have, for example about the coronavirus, and some things to try to address these worries.
Mood journal – Childline
Children can sign up to Childline’s “locker” and track their daily mood in the mood journal. This might be a helpful way for children to balance their mood during a period of uncertainty.
Calm zone – Childline
A toolbox of activities such as breathing exercises, coping videos, yoga videos and games that can help children feel calm in a period of disruption.
Understanding anxiety illustration – Priory Group
Coronavirus comic strip – NPR
A comic strip to help children understand what the coronavirus is and respond to some common questions and worries they may have.
Tips for if you’re worried about the coronavirus – Newsround video
How to cope when you can’t go to school because of the coronavirus – Newsround video