This is an incredibly difficult time for us all, especially for children. Here is a link to some free resources, to help improve children's mental health at this time. It includes raising self-esteem, recognising strengths, analysing hard work and some mindfulness activities too. Enjoy and keep smiling!
Here are some stories that explain the current situation to children - they are fantastic if your child is feeling a bit anxious about it all. There is also a guide for parents, which has been written by children during this time.
A 'Life experiences menu' full of activities to do at home, that also counts as learning!
Sheffield Children's Hospital has produced some supportive materials to help children understand what is happening in the world at the moment.
Access the resources here.
CAMHS have some useful guidance on their website:
At present the Coronavirus is the cause of much anxiety and concern for young people and families. Here are some resources designed to help cope with such stress and uncertainty at this time.