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It is natural to feel concerned during unsettling times. We advise that you continue to reduce any anxieties that your child may experience in these exceptional circumstances. In order to support their well-being, we offer some of the following suggestions:
- Reassure them that they are safe
- Let them talk about their worries
- Limit their news exposure
- Provide a mindful time during the day
Throughout this page, you will find some useful resources to help ease and manage worries that your child may have.
Below you will find a selection of meditation activities written and recorded by Miss Hawthorne. Please follow the link to access the recording.
For a peaceful visualisation, click here for ‘Forest Calm’
For a meditation to help manage little worries, click here for ‘Worry Bubbles’ – Please encourage your child to also talk about their worries.
For a calming visualisation, click here for ‘Misty Mountain’
For calm and relaxation, click here for ‘Warm Glow’
For relaxation and focus, click here for ‘Monster Squeeze’
Emotional well-being and support is crucial during these unprecedented times.
Thrive have created two well-being kits for children aged 4-7 and 5-11. These are filled with a range of actvities to s upport emotional health and well being.
Parent Support for Eating Disorders.
Publication – The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders What Parents Need to Know, Jane Smith, (2011, Lion Hudson)
Helpful Websites & Downloads
We have included a list of helpful websites that may be useful during these times. Additionally, please do not hesitate to contact our school nurse, Michelle Hanrahan, on 01562 514555 if needed or email the generic school health nurses at: [email protected]
Rockpool – Supporting Parents and Children Emotionally (SPACE)
Rockpool have produced five factsheets for parents and practitioners with the aim of providing information by using trauma awareness about children’s and adult’s emotional behaviour (click the factsheet):