Be Kind to Kids

Be Kind To Kids - MONASH

It’s important to have regular and reassuring talks with your family and check-in with children and teenagers about how they are feeling about the changes in their lives, what they are missing and to answer any questions.

Talking to children about COVID

Using pictures to discuss COVID-19 as a family can help educate children on what the disease is, how it is spread, and how to protect themselves as well as others

Coronavirus story for kids

Play is essential to the learning, development, confidence and wellbeing of all children.

Playgroup Victoria have a great range of free, online activities available including specific groups for families with kids with a disability.

  • Join one of our library online story sessions
  • Camp out in your backyard. Set up the tent, toast some marshmallows and tell stories under the stars
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga has fun, free yoga, mindfulness and relaxation videos on YouTube.
  • Author Kim St Lawrence has created Time to Come in, Bear, a short video story about social distancing, to provide comfort to little ones in uncertain times.
  • Join Play School's Emma and Matt for a special COVID-19 episode as they help explain some of the big questions, from staying at home to washing your hands.
  • Get up close with life-size Augmented Reality animals in the comfort of your lounge room.
  • “Branch Into Music For Families” offers a supportive environment for parents and care-givers to engage in musical activities with their children that strengthen bonds, promote healthy brain development and encourage emotional intelligence. Try our their free introductory class free introductory class .
  • Come up with some fun things to do with stuff that’s probably already in your house-  Polyglot at home
  • Here are some of our favourite fun (and educational) activities to try at home - Patch Theatre

 

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Last updated: 12 August 2020