Coping with Coronavirus
Bored? Scared? Confused? These are all feelings that your child could be having at the moment as they are struggling to cope with the upheaval of missing friends and familiar faces and places as well as normal routines being disrupted. This page is dedicated to explaining key information such as social distancing in child friendly ways and supporting children in coping with the recent upheaval and anguish that this pandemic has caused. There are also links to websites which will bring self-help knowledge and skills to children who may be experiencing increased anxiety and stress during the crisis. Below are some fantastic stories and videos which you can share with your child. They are good starting points to discuss issues such as social distancing, the importance of hygiene and any concerns of worries that they may have in these uncertain times.