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Books to share with your child/young person

Please find below a list of links to books that may be beneficial to your child/young person during this challenging time. 

 

   - *Something Bad Happened: A Kid’s Guide to Coping with events in the   News

   <https://www.amazon.com/Something-Bad-Happened-Coping-Events/dp/1787750744/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Something%2BBad%2BHappened%3A%2BA%2BKid%E2%80%99s%2BGuide%2Bto%2BCoping%2Bwith%2Bevents%2Bin%2Bthe%2BNews&qid=1582316703&sr=8-1>*,

  

Dawn Huebner -Ages 6-12. How to process different world events.    - *What To Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids

   <https://www.amazon.com/What-When-Youre-Scared-Worried/dp/1575421534/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=What%2BTo%2BDo%2BWhen%2BYou%E2%80%99re%2BScared%2B%26%2BWorried%3A%2BA%2BGuide%2Bfor%2BKids&qid=1582316733&sr=8-1>*,

  

James J Crist -Ages 9-13. A help guide to processing fears and worries.    - *Have You Filled A Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids

   <https://www.amazon.com/Have-Filled-Bucket-Today-Bucketfilling/dp/099609993X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Have%2BYou%2BFilled%2BA%2BBucket%2BToday%3F%2BA%2BGuide%2Bto%2BDaily%2BHappiness%2Bfor%2BKids&qid=1582316760&sr=8-1>*,

  

Carol McCloud -Encourages positive behaviour and expressing kindness and    appreciation

   - *How are you Peeling: Foods with Moods

   <https://www.amazon.com/How-Are-Peeling-Scholastic-Bookshelf/dp/0439598419/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=How%2Bare%2Byou%2BPeeling%3A%2BFoods%2Bwith%2BMoods&qid=1582316792&sr=8-1>*,

   Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers -Explores how emotions look through  pictures of Foods. A good way to talk about emotions with young kids.

  

- *The Way I Feel

   <https://www.amazon.com/Way-I-Feel-Janan-Cain/dp/1884734715/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The%2BWay%2BI%2BFeel&qid=1582316904&sr=8-1>,*

    Janan Cain -Explores Feelings. A good way to talk about emotions with    young kids.

   -

*A Terrible Thing Happened

   <https://www.amazon.com/Terrible-Thing-Happened-Margaret-Holmes/dp/1557987017/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=A%2BTerrible%2BThing%2BHappened&qid=1582316931&sr=8-1>*,

   Margaret M Holmes -Ages 4-8. A story for children who have witnessed  violence or trauma

 

Anxiety and world news

   <https://www.heysigmund.com/anxiety-in-children-after-world-trauma/>:

   from Hey Sigmund <https://www.heysigmund.com/about/>. This is a great

   website for parents/carers containing the latest psychological news and

   research.

 

Managing anxiety age by age

   <https://www.heysigmund.com/age-by-age-guide-to-fears/>: also from Hey

   Sigmund. A guide about what to expect age by age around anxiety, strategies

   and tips on when to get help.

  

Talking about world trauma with kids

   <https://www.heysigmund.com/how-to-talk-to-kids-and-teens-about-world-trauma/>:

   another great article from Hey Sigmund!.

 

Safeguarding Implications for Online Learning

   <https://www.cois.org/about-cis/news/post/~board/perspectives-blog/post/safeguarding-implications-for-online-learning>

from

   CIS

 

Peace Out <https://bedtime.fm/peaceout> - short stories that help kids  calm down and relax. We’ve used this podcast with many of our students, and  it appeals particularly to our younger year levels.

 

Brain Pop Video

   <https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/>-

   This is a great clip for kids, explaining the virus and how to stay  healthy.

 

Mindfulness for Kids

 

Cosmic Kids <https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga> - Yoga and  mindfulness for kids ages 3+. This is a great resource and many kids have

   experience using it in class.

 

Smiling Mind <https://www.smilingmind.com.au/> - Smiling Mind is a great    mindfulness app/website for the whole family (Age 7+). Many of our students   use Smiling Mind in class as a way to help calm and focus their brains and  bodies.

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