Explaining COVID-19 to Young People

The following links and resources may be useful in helping your young person understand a little bit more about COVID-19, as well as supporting their emotional well being and dealing with any concerns they have about the virus.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51342366  A short clip from CBBC giving more detail about COVID-19
https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/coronavirus-story-for-children/  A printable story resource about COVID-19
https://littlepuddins.ie/coronavirus-social-story/  Another social story to explain the virus
https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/  There are a range of resources available on this page from a short movie clip, to a quiz, as well as related reading
https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools  A range of activities which can be delivered to children to help them understand the importance of hygiene
https://booksbeyondwords.co.uk/downloads-shop/beating-the-virus  A downloadable resource telling a story through pictures about what to do if you have Corona virus and how to keep people around you safe

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