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6 Ways to support children through the Coronavirus pandemic

Updated: Mar 17, 2020

Parents and teachers want to support children through the stressful times we are all going through right now. Here are six ideas from us to enable you to find the right note when you need to talk to children about what is going on.


Children may want extra time and attention from you. They are helped when they know they have people at home and at school who will listen to them and make time for them. You can use the 30s empathy strategy if children want to talk when you are busy.


Children will follow your reactions, so talk and move calmly and quietly. Remind them that adults are there to keep them sa