Advice for Parents and Carers
Supporting your child through the Corona Virus Pandemic
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything you’re hearing about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) right now. It’s also understandable if your children are feeling anxious, too. Children might find it difficult to understand what they are seeing online or on TV – or hearing from other people – so they can be particularly vulnerable to feelings of anxiety, stress and sadness. But having an open, supportive discussion with your children can help them understand, cope and even make a positive contribution for others. Read more about how to talk to your child about Corona Virus at: https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/how-talk-your-child-about-coronavirus-covid-19
To help your child keep busy and active throughout this time period, please see some advice below:
1. Make sure children have got a space to work and the equipment they need
2. Set up a desk in a quiet corner of the house where your child can keep their laptop, books and notes - they’ll find it much easier to focus and the rest of the family can continue life as normal...read more here.