Useful Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for children, schools and parents

Children and young people will have lots of questions, and potential concerns, about Coronavirus (COVID-19). Thanks to our member, Dawn Menzies, who has put this fantastic resource list together for us to share.

Click here to download the PDF. 


Public Health England resources about stopping spreading germs for different ages:

BBC Newsround – various articles and videos

Coronavirus video by the World Health Organisation (for older children)

Sensory Integration network – handwashing tips for people with sensory difficulties

Roddensvale School – a Social Story about Coronvirus

Brainpop video and resources on the Coronavirus for Years 3-7

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

Live Science – The ultimate kids’ guide to the new coronavirus

Unicef – Latest news and updates on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

British Psychological Society – advice: Talking to children about Coronavirus

Place2be – Coronavirus: Helpful information to answer questions from children

Save the Children – 7 simple tips on how to talk to kids about Coronavirus

Hand in Hand Parenting – Talking to your Child about Coronavirus

Aha! Parenting – What to Say To Your Child About the Coronavirus — and How To Cope As a Parent

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Something Bad Happened: A Kid’s Guide to Coping with events in the News

What to Do When You’re Scared and Worried: A Guide for Kids

If you have to self-isolate with your children or if schools close, the following comprehensive list of educational resource sites may be useful:

Dr. Dawn Menzies

Educational and Child Psychologist | 07396 519699

Member of

Click here to download the PDF. 

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