Mental Health & Well-being at West Kirby

MINDFULNESS AND RELAXATION FOR CHILDREN

Mindful and relaxation exercises that parents can do with younger children to help with managing anxiety.

Cosmic Yoga   https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga?safe=true

Headspace  https://www.headspace.com/meditation/kids

WIRRAL LOCAL OFFER

The Wirral Educational Psychology team have asked the Local Offer to share this superb support information. Something to help all of us.

https://localofferwirral.org/looking-after-yourself-looking-after-your-children/

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Explaining about the Coronavirus in simple language.

https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

https://660919d3-b85b-43c3-a3ad-3de6a9d37099.filesusr.com/ugd/64c685_319c5acf

38d34604b537ac9fae37fc80.pdf

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Story-about-Coronavirus.pdf

https://nursedottybooks.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/dave-the-dog-coronavirus-1-1.pdf

SUPPORT FOR SEND PUPILS

Some useful website for supporting children with SEND, although they contain ideas to be used with all children not just those with SEND.

 

National Autistic Society  https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus/resources.aspx

 

MENCAP visual advice https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/Info%20about%20covid19%2031st%20March.pdf

 

OCD advice https://www.ocduk.org/ocd-and-coronavirus-survival-tips/

 

Sensory Handwashing Advice  https://www.ocduk.org/ocd-and-coronavirus-survival-tips/

Well-being Support

 

This is a very challenging time for many of us, and we are thinking of you all and hope that you and your families are all safe and well.

Here you will find information on a selection of sites that provide resources for looking after your mental health and well-being. We hope that these resources will prove helpful. 

BBC NEWSROUND

The BBC Newsround site has a comprehensive section on Coronavirus with text and video guidance focusing on tips if a child is worried, how to wash your hands, and what self- isolation means.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

PLACE2BE

Lots of support to help parents answer questions from their children and to  support family well-being.

https://www.place2be.org.uk/coronavirus

MIND.ORG

Managing anxiety about the virus as adults.

 

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/