Coronavirus

anna2 The Anna Freud Foundation website has a helpful page with information about how to support your children during the coronavirus.  
 parent club  The Parent Club website has lots of useful information to help families who are in isolation at home with young children.  
 coping  This course by the Recovery College has been written for children aged 7-12 as a way of learning about the global pandemic.  You will learn helpful information about what the new virus is, how to stay healthy and do your best not to pass it on, how you might feel about it, things to do at home and how to help yourself.  
livugf This PDF Resource provides helpful guidance for managing stress and anxiety that may come from global uncertainty such as with the Coronavirus.  Credit: Psychology Tools 
 hello2

 This PDF download is a worksheet to help parents explain the virus to young children in a way that can help reduce the fear and worry it can cause in children. 

Credit: Mind Heart

 worries2

 This PDF download is an information sheet from Emerging Minds with guidance about supporting young people who are worried about the Coronavirus

Credit: Emerging Minds 

stay at home

The Stay at Home Superheroes is an empowering story, created to help children all over the world to understand the pandemic and the important role they can play.  The story is available for free but if you have enjoyed the story and are in a position to do so you can also make a donation with all money raised will go directly to a children's charity

Credit: Sophie Marsh 

 fighting

 The current situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a scary and uncertain time for everyone.  However, it may be a particularly difficult time for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  This download has specific advice about managing OCD during this time. 

Credit: South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust 

bookuihh

Axel Scheffer has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it.  Published by Nosy Crow, and written by staff within the company, the book has had expert input: Professor Graham Medley of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine acted as a consultant, and the company also had advice from two head teachers and a child psychologist. 

Credit: Nosy Crow