Support for parents and carers
The PATHS Programme for schools offers a range of parental support resources. These can be downloaded from its blog pages.
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The charity Place2Be has information for parents and carers on supporting a child's mental health
Tackle worries about world events
Childline has produced advice for children who might feel worried about the world, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
CBeebies has a range of advice and tools to help children be more mindful, including Your Mindful Garden, part of its Go Explore app.
My Life has produced a YouTube video containing four games to encourage mindfulness. The games are focused on the power of breathing.
Stories to comfort and inspire
The Book of Hopes, an interactive PDF on the website Issuu, was created for children during lockdown by more than 100 children's authors and illustrators.