Ideas to help your children understand Covid-19

Explaining Covid-19 to children.

Hope you’re all staying safe at home. This is a  time full of uncertainty for adults, so we need to make sure our children have our support and are able to understand what is happening in a child friendly way.

Here is a link that contains a free book explaining Covid-19 and social distancing in a child friendly manner:

https://www.flipsnack.com/CSKidsBooks/what-s-going-on.html

So many children are feeling worried and anxious right now, this could help alleviate some of their fears. It has received some wonderful feedback so we believe it would be useful to get it to as many children as possible.

Also here are some social stories  to help support their understanding:

CV social story

CV social story PowerPoint Presentation

Here are some Thrive activities for you and your children:

The Childrens Sleep Charity Leaflet

The Childrens Sleep Charity Routine Leaflet

the-anger-gremlin

the-anxiety-gremlin

trinka_and-sam_fighting_the_big_virus

Here is a fantastic link:

Information about Covid 19 

My ‘back to school bubble’ e book is very good!

Thrive activities: 

Week 17:

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 7 – week seventeen

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 11 – week seventeen

Week 16:

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 7 – week sixteen

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 11 – week sixteen

Week 9 

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 7 – week nine

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 11 – week nine

Week 7 

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 7 – week seven

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 11 – week seven

Week 6 

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 7 – week six

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 11 – week six

Week 4

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 7 – week four

Thrive activities for parents of children up to age 11 – week four