COVID-19 - Resources for Children and Young People

Packed full of fun things to do and supportive of emotional wellbeing, here's our Rise Children's Activity Pack.pdf [pdf] 5MB 

Below are some more websites that children and young people (and the adults supporting them) might find useful:

Girl and digital icons

Anna Freud Centre has helpful videos for children and young people.

ChildLine: Check out their Calm Zone Tool Box

Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic

Dave the Dog is worried about coronavirus

Easy read information about Coronavirus from Mencap

Easy read advice on the Coronavirus from Public Health England 

FACE COVID – How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis - In this brief animation, Dr Russ Harris, author of the international best-seller The Happiness Trap, illustrates how to use ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to deal with the Corona crisis and the fear, anxiety and worry that goes with it.

Papyrus: Self-care during times of uncertainty

Think Ninja (an app aimed at 10-18 year olds) supports emotional wellbeing. Content includes COVID-19 related anxiety.  

Group support

Below are some documents which you can download to help you navigate the current situation:

Apps and websites to support your mental health and wellbeing.pdf [pdf] 404KB

This comic strip can be used as a tool for talking to your children about Covid19 -  Covid comic strip.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Digital resources for Reading Well.docx.pdf [pdf] 130KB

My Coronavirus story.pdf [pdf] 651KB 

School closure kit.pdf [pdf] 2MB

What is Coronavirus.pdf [pdf] 1MB

What to do if you're worried when school is closed - Warwickshire County Council.pdf [pdf] 145KB

Why school is closed.pdf [pdf] 458KB