Relaxation and Mindfulness
Outside the Box
has produced a free activity journal to help children to enhance their mental wellbeing through a range of activities.
I have uploaded a copy below
Childline Calm Zone
Childline has added a wonderful 'Calm Zone' to their website you can click this link to go and look at the wonderful videos, resources and ideas they have to support during this different time.
BBC Bitesize has created some wonderful resources that can support not only students with SEND but all families
The NHS Trust have created dedicated support centres to help parents and children during these difficult times
If you scroll down on the linked site you will see lots of helpful information. If you click on the relaxation and self-soothing tab you will find some short relaxation videos which are around two minutes long. These can be used by not only children and young people, but family/carers and professionals who may be struggling and need some support :
Dr Pooky Knightsmith
Dr Knightsmith has created some free courses on anxiety and mindfulness that you can watch, they take about 30 minutes maximum and the one on self soothing is particularly useful and contains many self help strategies
The links are below
Using simple self soothe strategies to calm
Staying Mentally well during Covid-19
British Red Cross
The British Red Cross have also added some Mindfulness activities which you can find by clicking below