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.
Simple breathing timer app https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/breathe-calm-down-meditate/id1450637210 or Breathe • Calm down • Meditate - Apps on Google Play
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.
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
Explaining about the Coronavirus in simple language.
Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family well-being.
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
Sensory Handwashing Advice https://www.ocduk.org/ocd-and-coronavirus-survival-tips/
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.
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.
Lots of support to help parents answer questions from their children and to support family well-being.
Managing anxiety about the virus as adults.