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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.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus The Children's Commissioner has produced a short, reassuring guide for children to explain corona virus and it's implications
https://bit.ly/2VKtC7z This clip explains COVID-19 and it’s implications (such as social distancing) in a simple but engaging way using Playmobil
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OS8vbjr2-Q&feature=youtu.be Makaton signing and images are used in this informative clip about COVID-19
https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/coronavirus-story-for-children A printable story resource about COVID-19
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://en.calameo.com/read/000777721fcb9bf86fc21?authid=9zvwTGDBCoQn A picture book for children worried about the coronavirus
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