Mental Health and Wellbeing
The current lockdown situation and Coronavirus pandemic can be a very stressful time for children and families causing fear and anxiety. Below are a collection of links and downloads with advice and guidance to help you through this time.
The Anna Freud Centre has produced this video which provides guidance to parents and carers about how they can support themselves and their children during any disruption caused by the coronavirus.
Childline Calm Zone has a toolbox of activities such as breathing exercises, coping videos, yoga videos and games that can help children feel calm in a period of disruption.
CBBC Newsround have produced a child friendly video that helps to explain Coronavirus to children.
Winston's Wish have produced a range of resources and advice for supporting bereaved children.
There are two further documents to download below. Northumberland County Council advice to parents who have their children at home and some ideas for play to promote health and well being.