Wellbeing Resources

Below are some resources that may be helpful to support the mental health of children and adults during the lockdown/pandemic. We will update this page regularly if we find any more. If you know of any others that should be included, please send them in to school for us to share.

As the pandemic continues please use the following links to support your children during the Corona Virus:

Use the following link to support your child’s metal health. There are different activities to brighten their mood relating to mindfulness activities to even checking in with a ‘Christmas Mental Elf.’

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/category/free-resources/coronavirus-support/

Keep talking about how your child is feeling. Talking is very important. Take a look at the link below and make an emotional tracker.

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/gratitude-and-emotions-tracker/

In addition, you can print these cards out and inspire your child to keep positive during these tricky times.

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Positivity-cards-image-768×576.png.webp

Mental health/wellbeing:
Breathing exercises – mindfulness:
A new book about Covid 19 called My hero is you by UNICEF:
Simple social stories about Covid – EYFS & KS1
An audible story book – Coronavirus – A book for children (this is taken from the Gov website)
This link shows the pictures from the book- parents could play alongside each other or just read it to their child:
Scope mindful monsters: provide good ideas for activities parents. Focusing on 4 key areas the Mindful Monsters subscription aims to boost creativity, improve concentration, inspire positivity and aid relaxation. It’s a subscription service they can sign up here https://mindfulmonsters.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIltfCjLOk6AIVFeDtCh2NMAcIEAAYASAAEgLzwPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds