Corona virus - Covid 19
During these uncertain times everyone will be dealing with the changes in different ways.
If any child/ren or families are in need of:
- Someone to listen
Please text or ring me (Mrs Jackson) at anytime.
Below are a range of different strategies and resources that may help.
The lockdown has changed all our daily routines but it is important for us to develop a new daily routine. A routine can help us to feel more in control of everything and help us to make room for all that's important. Routine can aid our mental health. It can help us to cope with change, to form healthy habits, and to reduce our stress levels.
I have attached an editable visual daily routine below, which can be adapted for child/ren, carers or whole families.
If you require any help in adapting the timetable, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Resources to help support feelings
If the coronavirus or feeling worried about what's happening is making it hard for you to cope, please look at the selection of links below to some amazing resources to help children and their families share their thoughts and feelings.
Child and Adult Mental Health Service
This is a collection of downloadable self-help guides that we really like and hope may be useful to you. Some are aimed at adults but the ideas and suggestions in them can still be relevant for young people and parents. If you click on the image it will automatically download the PDF from its source and the credit will link to the originators main website.
Activities for children
There are a range of activities below that you could do with your child/ren during this period
There are lots of colouring sheets as research suggests that mindful colouring, as with meditation and art therapy, can provide numerous benefits for all ages. Along with providing a much-needed break and the chance to relax and refocus, it can: Help lift your mood, decrease anxiety and stress. Below are some mindfulness colouring sheets, which both adults and children can enjoy.
Lancashire County Council pandemic archive contribution
Click here for more information.