Wellbeing

This page gives links to useful resources to support the wellbeing of children and families.

Coronavirus resources

Preparing children for return to school in bubbles.

Coming back to school in a bubble

This is a book suitable for children and explains what school will be like.

Top tips for preparing your child for returning to school

Coronavirus – A Book For Children

 

Sleep

Yoga for sleep – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LI9upn4t9n8

Meditation – www.headspace.com

Calm breathing – www.headspace.com and  www.calm.com (Their apps and YouTube accounts have many calm breathing exercises and meditations to follow. Calm also has a range of sleep stories to listen to help calm and soothe.)

Calm breathe bubble

Smiling mind app

Mindfulness for kids: Cosmic Kids Zen Den

Tips-for-sleeping-well

8 Tips for better sleep for children

 

Wellbeing

5 a Day for Well being

A to Z of Calming Techniques

Useful contact numbers

What to do if you need urgent mental health help:

Telephone numbers

Bereavement

Websites for Children and Young People

  • Childline: ‘Calm zone’ with activities and online games.
  • Kooth: Online Counselling platform for children and young people
  • Hope Again: The youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care.

Books and Workbooks for Children