Are you wondering how to look after your child’s well-being (as well as your own) as we enter this gloomiest of lockdowns?
You’re not alone.
Searches for children’s wellness ideas have rocketed since the pandemic began, with many parents wondering how to keep children smiling through another period of isolation. So, we used tips based on the NHS 5 Steps to Mental Well-being to help us create a list of fun ideas that put your children’s mental health first.
“Encourage children to learn new skills, things to do, not just to know,”
“There are so many things we can do at home that are fun and good for us. Just take it one day at a time.”
Well-being is all about taking care of 'you'.
Although there is not one easy way to achieve social, emotional, mental health and well-being, there are lots of little things you can do that will make a BIG difference to the way you feel.
We have worked hard to come up with a range of activities that should give you the chance to take things more slowly, enjoy the things you don't usually get time to, allow your children (and you) the time to breathe; laugh; have fun!
The aim is for you all to worry less and enjoy more!
If you have any suggestions for us, we would be delighted to add them to the menu for other families to choose to enjoy - just send your ideas via your child's remote learning email address.
The Red Cross have produced some resources to help young people with their emotional help and well-being during the pandemic. There are different activities focusing on kindness, easing tension, worries and change.
Wifi Free Wednesday!
How about trying a challenge from the grids below ?