Wellbeing links25th January 2021
Please find attached links to information, resources and guidance on a range of wellbeing topics. As with previous communications we distributed in the previous lockdown, there is a lot of different information in varying formats that will not be suitable for everyone, but we hope that certain aspects may be useful to you and your family.
Supporting parents and carers video – the Anna Freud Centre
This video provides guidance to parents and carers about how they can support themselves and their children during any disruption caused by the coronavirus.
Self-care strategies – the Anna Freud Centre
A selection of self-care strategies that have been developed by young people to help manage their own wellbeing. During a time when access to regular appointments may be disrupted or anxiety might be heightened, it might be helpful to try one or some of these strategies.
Talking to your child about the coronavirus – YoungMinds
Worries about the world – Childline advice page
This page includes information on what concerns a child might currently have, for example about the coronavirus, and some things to try to address these worries.
Mood journal – Childline
Children can sign up to Childline’s “locker” and track their daily mood in the mood journal. This might be a helpful way for children to balance their mood during a period of uncertainty.
Calm zone – Childline
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.
Tips for if you’re worried about the coronavirus – Newsround video
How to cope when you can’t go to school because of the coronavirus – Newsround video
As always, if you have any concerns about the wellbeing of your son or daughter, please do not hesitate to contact us via the office email or pre-school phone number. We are very much here to help and support all of our families at this challenging time.