Covid-19 and Children

Finding our way through this maze of the coronavirus pandemic can be challenging for adults let alone children.
We believe that education and information is key to try and help children understand this strange world we are in at the moment.
Below is a collection of resources to help parents and carers guide children through this pandemic.

Coronavirus - A Book For Children by Nosy Crow


In this uncertain time it is important that we all help each other where we can as it can be unsettling. This is especially true for children. How do explain a pandemic to them, how to help them understand what the coronavirus is? Luckily for parents, Nosy Crow has come to the rescue with an informative digital book.

Helping Children Cope With Stress

Image by Chinh Le Duc

Children can suffer from stress as much as adults. Having been isolated from friends, their daily routines disrupted and not being able to see loved ones can be very unsettling.
In order to assist parents and carers we have provided some guidance on how to help get our children through cover-19.

A Children’s Guide to Coronavirus

Image by Martin Sanchez

There have been big changes in our lives because of coronavirus, the Children’s Commissioner created a children’s guide to coronavirus to help explain the situation. The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.

My Hero is You!
A Story Book for Children

Kids with Capes

Available in a number of language and with the help of the main character, Ario, “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!” explains how children can protect themselves, their families and friends from coronavirus and how to manage difficult emotions when confronted with a new and rapidly changing reality.

Kids Health Advice For Parents and Carers

General advice for parents and carers to help them with understanding what coronavirus is, how it effects children the symptoms and what to do if you suspect your child has the virus will help you.
Everything you would need to know from a medical perspective.

Hand Washing: Why It's So Important

Washing Hands

Why is hand washing so important?
How can it help keep is healthy?
How can hand washing stop the spread of germs and viruses such a coronavirus?

We have the answers right here.

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