Below you will find a variety of tools to help your child cope during this time.
A short book by Manuela Molina at Mindheart. A fun and free downloadable book to support and reassure our children, under the age of 7, regarding the COVID-19. The book is available in various languages.
Practicing gratitude allows us to focus on the positive experiences of our day-to-day life, which in turn can have a powerful effect on our overall well-being.
At stories.audible.com, you will find hundreds of titles available completely free (no log-ins, credit cards, or passwords required). These stories offer a screen-free option that may help break up the day for families with students home from school.
Create a Daily Schedule
Keeping a regular schedule provides a sense of control, predictability, calm, well-being, and consistency.
Managing emotions can become increasingly difficult during these times. Grounding Techniques can be used to control intense emotional experiences and regain mental focus.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Progressive muscle relaxation teaches us to become more aware of tension in our bodies so we can better identify and address stress. This exercise can provide an immediate feeling of relaxation and it is best to practice frequently.