Dear Parents and Carers,
These are unprecedented and difficult times. The rapid change to our daily lives and routine may leave all in our school community feeling unsettled. Yet, knowing how to broach these feelings with our children in a way that is developmentally appropriate can be part of our uncertainty as adults.
More and more resources are being developed to support our children navigate these real issues. Below are just a few that may provide some support in facilitating conversations surrounding the range of emotions that some may feel.
A wonderful short animation to try and help our little ones understand this period of social distancing. Written by Kim St. Lawrence Read by Ryan St. Lawrence (Made with Biteable.)
A short story that explains Covid-19, designed to support and reassure our children. This book is an invitation for families to discuss the full range of emotions arising from the current situation.
Mind Healthy @ Home Booklet
A booklet for families from Liverpool Mental Health Support Teams, and city partners as part of Liverpool’s Whole School Approach to Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing. Inside this book are a few tips, activities and useful information to help you to keep yourself and your family emotionally healthy at home. Click on the link below to download.
Click here for more information.