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3. Social, Emotional & Mental Health

Social, Emotional and Mental Health
Below are some links to resources that may prove helpful if talking to your child about coronavirus. The most effective resources will be appropriately targeted to each child, but you may find one that is particularly suited for your needs.

CBBC: Video and Questions

Childline: Calm Zone

ChildMind: Talking to Children

Young Minds: Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus

Understood: Resources and Updates

ELSA: Coronavirus Story for Children

Parent Resources

BBC Newsround




If using any of these resources, encourage conversations about the situation and ensure children have chance to express their concerns.

If your child is experiencing anger or anxiety these books are very useful- there are quite a few pages, so best to print them out a little at a time. Find the books in the resources below.