Speaking to your children about coronavirus

Last updated: 09/04/2020

Parentclub: excellent resource with tips on speaking to your child, coping with staying at home, behaviour issues, working at home, and more.

Kidshealth: useful information about speaking to your child.

Parenting Across Scotland (PAS): guide to speaking to your children and other useful tips for looking after your family’s wellbeing.

My learning and support during coronavirus: Information written for children and young people about learning at home, their rights, concentration, wellbeing and much more.

Autism educator: visual booklet designed especially for children with autism to explain coronavirus.

Free downloadable book: explains coronavirus to younger children and explores emotions. Available in various languages including Polish, Romanian and Hebrew.

Book illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler, information book explaining the coronavirus to children. You can download the book for free.

YoungScot: information to support young people, including a video from Nicola Sturgeon answering questions for children.

Newsround: information created especially for children such as:

Coping Calendar

See calendar and more at Action for Happiness.