RESOURCES: Helping Kids Cope With COVID-19 by Jonny Matthew | Mar 19, 2020 | Misc. | 0 comments Here are some resources to help us to help kids cope with COVID-19 Hello, I’m a virus… Information from Mindheart.co This is a really simple, colourful cartoon explanation of what a virus is It covers the basics in a very clear and child-friendly way This is my favourite young kids resource, so far – download it – here FACE COVID-19: To download click – here From Dr Russ Harris of The Happiness Trap This document uses the acronym FACE COVID to offer advice on getting through this tricky phase! COVID-19 Psychological Resources – to help children To download click – here Put together by the Child Health Psychology department at Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Great range of stuff here – particularly the colourful graphics There’s a cracker on p.2 about HOW TO EXPLAIN SCHOOL CLOSURES to little kids or children with LDs – love it! Advice from the National Youth Agency & UK Youth on COVID-19 There are three documents in this series of guides from the NYA & UK Youth: Support for young people – download here Support for youth workers – download here Guidance on closure of provision – download here World Health Organisation COVID-19 guidelines for children Great little cartoon document from Talking Mats explaining the position – download it here Includes the usual ‘things we can’t do’ as well as hand washing, etc. But also… Things we CAN do if we’re careful and… Things that are SAFE for us to do Interview between a 9 year old and two clinicians about the virus Check out the Boston Children’s Hospital info page – here This short video covers the basics and seeks to answer the questions that older, pre-teen kids might ask To view the video in YouTube, click – here Pass it on… You can subscribe to this website by clicking here. I only send out occasional blog posts. Your information is safe and you can unsubscribe anytime very easily. You can also “Like” this site on Facebook and “Follow” on Twitter, Google+ or Pinterest or connect with me on LinkedIn. © Jonny Matthew 2020 Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.