These links may be of use/interest to you and your families to support you with ideas for play, keeping safe and supporting wellbeing over these difficult times:
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This is an uncertain time for us all, but have you stopped to ask yourself how you are doing? Are you managing to stay connected with loved ones? What about staying physically well? Whatever that looks like for you… How are you feeling?
This is our information hub for children, young people, and families in Wales. We will post answers to your questions, be honest when we don’t have the answers, post ideas, things to do while at home and things make you relax and laugh. All children have the right to reliable information under the UNCRC. Everything will be as bilingual as we can make it, and we will involve you in curating and writing materials. We want to build this space with you, so please send us any suggestions you have, and please feel free to send your questions over. Together stronger. We will get through this.
Mindfulness is now a part of daily life for many children. Anomaly has released some free content for everyone to use, including #Anxiety #Stress #Positivethinking #Worry #Yoga Anomaly Group committed to providing one of the most effective systems for communicating health and wellbeing to children and parents.
Calling all @HwbNews heroes – we want to hear from you! 🦸 Let’s spread positive messages to share with those we can’t see at the moment. Please watch & share to make sure we reach as many people as possible. @DC_Wales
Resources for Schools, Young People and Families and those that work with them Our Under 25s officer Tim Feak has compiled a comprehensive list of resources for young people and children. In this time of uncertainty and anxiety it is important that we as a church strive to look after the children, young people and families in our communities. Whether parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles, children’s workers, youth chaplains or clergy there are ways to bring support and hope to people. Below are some ideas from my wonderful colleagues and a few from me that I hope help!
The brilliant illustrator Axel Scheffler (the Gruffalo stories), has produced a book about the Coronavirus just for children. It’s available as a FREE download. It’s full of helpful answers to children’s questions - do it’s useful for adults too!
Our children bring us so much joy. But looking after a child with additional needs can often be stressful even at the best of times. However during the current Corona Virus outbreak when we are worrying about everybody’s health and wellbeing it is likely to be especially stressful, particularly with the schools closed and when we may all be isolating ourselves. We’ve pulled together some resources that we hope will help you look after yourself as well as your children during these difficult times.
Looking for something fun as a family? We have stories to enjoy, rhymes and songs to share, and fun games and activities from some great authors, illustrators and storytellers from Wales.